UNESCO WHEC 2022

A Clear Footprint of Open, Flexible, and Distance Education

Barcelona (E), June 2022 - The theme of the UNESCO World Higher Education Conference 2022 that took place in Barcelona, 18-20 May, was "Reinventing Higher Education for a Sustainable Future". Against the backdrop of rapidly changing societies, the digital transformation, climate change, and not least the COVID-19 crisis, flexible learning pathways and open, online, and distance education were high on the agenda. ICDE participated in two sessions as part of the main programme.

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eLearning Africa 2022

Launch of Vast Graduate Scholarship Program of One Billion US$

Kigali (RWA), May 2022 - TooShare is the first social learning platform created in Africa. The effort is in partnership with the STUDY ACCESS ALLIANCE and IU International University of Applied Sciences. During the eLearning Africa Summit 2022 in recently held in Kigali, a vast graduate scholarship program of one billion $US was launched. It is being funded by the IU Group and TooShare partners and will be available to all African countries in order to promote access to higher education in tech subjects with great employability.

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Leibniz-Zentrum für Informatik

AI for Humanitarian Work

DagstuhlWadern (GER), March 2022 - Experts on artificial intelligence (AI) from Google and academia met with international not-for-profit organizations (NGOs) at Schloss Dagstuhl in northern Saarland in Germany. Together, they tried to find ways to employ the power of AI for humanitarian and development work.

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Celebration

Winners of the Learning Awards 2022 Announced

London (UK), February 2022 - The top organisations and outstanding individuals in learning gathered in London to celebrate the 26th annual Learning Awards. Developed and hosted exclusively by the LPI, the Learning Awards is widely regarded as the L&D sector's premier awards ceremony.

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UNESCO

International Day of Education Reality Check

Brussels (BE), February 2022 - As the biggest education crisis in history enters its third year, teachers call on governments to truly prioritise education, invest in the sector, and support the profession. On the International Day of Education, teachers from across the world were sounding the alarm to draw attention to the deepening crisis in the sector and the long-term consequences for students everywhere.

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Gold, Silver, and Bronze Awards

Learning Technologies Awards 2021 Winners

London (UK), December 2021 - The Learning Technologies Awards were hosted by broadcaster and comedian, Deborah Frances-White. The awards are highly sought after and recognise the commitment, enthusiasm, and passion for learning technologies across the world. Finalists are selected by an independent judging panel of experts organised by the eLearning Network.

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International Focus

GuyKat Presented with the Queen's Award for Enterprise

Birmingham (UK), November 2021 - A Queen's Award is one of the most prestigious honours granted by the Government to businesses in the UK, and on 09 November, GuyKat welcomed Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of the West Midlands to their offices at Innovation Birmingham. The visit saw the presentation of the Queen's Award for Enterprise in International Trade.

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NVIVO

Podcast - Immersive Experiences in Chile

Santiago (CHL), October 2021 - Oscar Cartagena, founder of NVIVO and the Chilean Association of Immersive Experiences, talks to Tyler and Sophia from VRARA (VR/AR Association) about his efforts to bring awareness of immersive technology to Latin American countries and governments.

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Three Categories

Celebration of 2021 Nimble Awards Winners

Glouchestershire (UK), September 2021 - Nimble's special three-day virtual Nimble Community Week and Awards took place 14-16 September. Daily sessions were led by Learning Adviser Hannah Davies, and Nimble customers had the opportunity to explore and discuss topics such as Structuring Your eLearning Courses Effectively, Using Images and Video to Maximise Learning, Making Blended Learning Work For You, How to Get Remote Onboarding Right, and more.

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Effectiveness of Learning

eCom Scotland's Solutions to the Assessment Challenges of the 2020s

Dunfermline (SCT), May 2021 - "Advancing Observational Assessment and Evaluation in the Workforce" was the subject of learning technologies specialist Emma Dickson's presentation to the international seminar "Assessment Challenges of Our New Decade", organised by Beyond Multiple Choice (BMC) and held on 21 April.

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Speexx's Masterclass

Digital Learning Trends Revealed by L&D Pro Donald Taylor

Munich (GER), March 2021 - Last month, Speexx hosted a Masterclass Webinar with Donald Taylor during which he announced and explored the results from his annual L&D Global Sentiment Survey. Each year, the L&D Global Sentiment Survey checks in with the L&D community worldwide. The format consists of a short online poll asking L&D professionals of various positions what they think will be trending in the following year. More specifically, the question asks, "What will be hot in workplace L&D?"

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Best Projects

The Winners of the Sixth Annual Totara Awards

Totara AwardsBrighton (UK), February 2021 - Totara, a leading provider of enterprise learning, engagement and performance management technology, has announced the winners of the 2020 Totara Awards. The Totara Awards recognize the most innovative, inspiring and successful implementations of Totara's products.

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