Digital Literacy Skills

The Training Room Partners with Premier Group

Dorset (UK), June 2019 - With the latest innovations driving faster business growth and efficiency, there is an ever-increasing demand for people who possess strong digital literacy skills, a gap which The Training Room (TTR) is determined to address through its new partnership with IT recruitment specialists Premier Group.

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Engage in Learning

GDPR Essentials eLearning Course

Gloucester (UK), June 2019 - To coincide with the first anniversary of the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the eLearning supplier Engage in Learning has released a new GDPR Essentials eLearning course.

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Language Learning Solutions

Co-Branded English Prep Courses for Switzerland

Munich (GER) / Winterthur (CH), June 2019 - At Learning Technologies UK 2019 earlier this year, Speexx and Cambridge Assessment English announced plans to offer co-branded language learning solutions to corporate users worldwide. Now, Speexx is excited to share that they have also partnered up with Swiss Exams, experts in exam management, to bring the Speexx and Cambridge Assessment English joint offerings to organizations in Switzerland.

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Case Study

UpsideLMS Helps MIT Panama Achieve Compliance Training

UpsideLMSPune (IN), June 2019 - UpsideLMS has helped Manzanillo International Terminal-Panama (MIT Panama) successfully deliver compliance training to its 1200+ diverse employees through a full-featured solution with great functionality, flexibility, and cost effectiveness that meets the organization’s objectives on levels.

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Self-Directed

DirectEmployers Association Launches DE Academy

Indianapolis, IN (USA), June 2019 - DirectEmployers Association has announced its newest professional development and eLearning platform, DE Academy. DE Academy seeks to elevate professional development for human resources professionals with courses tailored to provide content and top-notch instruction with the flexibility desired by today’s busy practitioners.

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Looking Forward

Sponge Moves into Dublin’s "Silicon Docks"

Dublin 'Silicon Docks'Plymouth (UK), May 2019 - Europe’s largest independently owned custom digital learning provider, Sponge, has moved into Dublin’s "Silicon Docks" region, cementing its presence in Ireland and supporting the company’s ongoing overseas growth ambitions. The new office, based at WeWork's Dublin Landings campus, is headed up by Sponge’s recently promoted Client Development Manager, John Meagher.

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Best in the Community

Catalyst Awards Recognise Innovation and Excellence

Newcastle (UK), May 2019 – Blackboard has announced the winners of the 2019 Blackboard Catalyst Awards for Europe. Founded in 2005, the annual Catalyst Awards recognise and honour innovation and excellence in the Blackboard global community of practice, where millions of educators and learners work every day to redefine what is possible when leveraging technology.

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Traineasy LMS v3.4

NHS Blood and Transplant Upgrades Its "Shine Academy"

Milton Keynes (UK), May 2019 - Since 2014, NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT) has used Traineasy LMS, branded as the NHSBT Shine Academy, to manage compliance with statutory and mandatory training. A major upgrade, successfully completed in March 2019, sees Shine Academy relaunched as a mobile responsive solution with an extended catalogue of digital learning resources. 

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Improvement in Accessibility

Update to Skillcast's GDPR Compliance eLearning Library

London (UK), May 2019 - Skillcast has released the 2019 update to its GDPR Compliance eLearning course library with improvements to accessibility and content accompanied by UI/UX enhancements. This is suitable for firms that want to freshen up their GDPR training for all staff and provided further targeted training to staff that regularly deal with personal data.

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Support

MicroLearn Confirms New Partnership

London (UK), May 2019 - MicroLearn, a leading microlearning content provider, has announced a new partnership with The Institute of Marine Engineering, Science, and Technology (IMarEST). 

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Learning Experience Platform

Learning Technologies Group Launches "Instilled"

Jacksonville, FL (USA), April 2019 - "Instilled" combines LTG’s best-in-class eLearning and talent management products into one efficient learning experience platform to capture, catalogue, and discover organizational knowledge.

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Launch

VR-Program to Help Mitigate Workplace Unconscious Bias

Newark, NJ (USA), May 2019 - BCT Partners and Red Fern Consulting have announced the launch of the first virtual reality tool that will transform diversity training programs and help mitigate unconscious bias in the workplace. Workplace discrimination, which is related to unconscious bias, costs businesses an estimated $64 billion annually according to a recent report from the Center for American Progress.

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Training Infrastructure

City of Anaheim Selects Meridian LMS for Employee Training

Reston, VA (USA), May 2019 - Meridian Knowledge Solutions has announced that the City of Anaheim, home to more than 358,000 residents and 20,000 businesses and destination for more than 25 million annual visitors in southern California, has selected Meridian LMS as its centralized learning for more than 3,000 municipal employees.

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Leadership Training

OpenSesame Announces Partnership with Mindscaling

Portland, OR (USA), May 2019 - OpenSesame, an eLearning innovator, has announced the addition of Mindscaling to its popular OpenSesame Plus subscription to expand its world-class offering of curated leadership training critical to enterprise organizations. In today's complex, increasingly global ecosystem where business challenges evolve at record speed, organizations need to prepare leaders and managers for the future.

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