Educational Transformation

Gutenberg Technology Names Gjergj Demiraj as President

Boston, MA (USA), March 2019 - Gutenberg Technology ("GT") kicked off the New Year by announcing that its Board of Directors has appointed Gjergj Demiraj as its new President and Chief Executive Officer. Demiraj has been shaping the direction of GT for over seven years and is primed to confirm GT’s leadership in the publishing industry, while breaking into promising new markets as he takes the helm.

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Game Changer

Growth Engineering to Launch Learning Games Department

Windsor (UK), March 2019 - Growth Engineering is investing in learning games and dramatically expanding its development capabilities in gamified and game based learning. The creation of a new department dedicated entirely to making game based learning more accessible puts clear blue water between Growth Engineering and other content authoring tool providers.

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Bite Sized Learning

MicroLearn Confirms New Partnership with CILIP

CILIPLondon (UK), March 2019 - MicroLearn, a leading microlearning content provider, has announced a new partnership with CILIP, the UK Library and Information Association. The agreement supports the development of talent, promotion of innovation, encouragement of workforce diversity, and the long-term future for information professionals and librarians in the UK and internationally.

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Women in Tech Fields

QA Partners with Women in Technology Network

Berkshire (UK), March 2019 - QA is excited to announce a new partnership with the Women in Technology (WIT) Network – an organisation that is going from strength to strength and is predicted to be the largest network of women in technology in the world.

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LPI

Seasalt Develops Leaders of the Future

Falmouth (UK), March 2019 - Lifestyle fashion brand Seasalt has received recognition from the Learning & Performance Institute (LPI), the global body for learning professionals, for its positive approach to workplace culture and leadership.

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CIPD

Engage in Learning’s eLearning Courses

Gloucester  (UK), March 2019 - The only body in the world that’s able to award Chartered status to individual HR and L&D professionals - the CIPD - has accredited a further two eLearning courses from Engage in Learning. Hot on the heels of the CIPD accrediting Engage in Learning’s "Unconscious Bias" and "Unconscious Bias for Managers" courses, confirming that their learning value and structure conforms to continuous professional development (CPD) guidelines, comes news that the CIPD has also awarded the same status to the courses on "Right to Work" and "International Fraud Bribery and Corruption".

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Demand Model

The Importance of the Knowledge Economy

Conor GilliganLeeds (UK), March 2019 – (by Conor Gilligan, Vice President at webanywhere ) More than ever, companies and entire countries are exploring how they can skill up to cater for the increasing demands of the workplace and skills required. The knowledge embodied in human beings (as human capital) and in technology have always been central to economic development. 

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Employee Engagement

Give Employees Training That Inspires, Not Tires

Saarbrücken (GER), March 2019 – Are you ready to put digital learning at the core of your organisation? If so, employee engagement will be your number one priority. Consider that companies with fully engaged and motivated employees outperform companies that don't by as much as 202%.

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Global Training Platform

Avon Announces Partnership with Fuse Universal

Miguel FernandezLondon (UK), February 2019 - Avon Products, Inc., a globally recognised leader in direct selling of beauty products, has announced a partnership with Fuse Universal (Fuse), a leading provider of next generation learning technology, to create a global training platform. The relationship supports a central pillar of Avon’s transformation plan to digitise the business and accelerate the selling and earning power of Avon’s millions of representatives worldwide.

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Business Development

Upside Learning Boosts Its Presence in Europe

Pune (IN), February 2019 - To expand its footprint across Europe, Upside Learning has onboarded Vivek Iyer as AVP – Business Development. This will help Upside Learning to be closer to their clients in Europe and help to serve them better. 

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The Social Network

Mental Wellbeing Staff at headspace Denmark to Use Agylia

Kim CallesenBristol (UK), February 2019 - Agylia is pleased to announce that headspace Denmark, a national counselling service for young people across Denmark, will use the Agylia Learning Management System (LMS) and mobile learning apps to deliver its learning programmes to onboard, grow, and develop staff and volunteer counsellors, enabling them to meet the needs of those who come to them for counselling support.

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Powered by AI

Intelligent Knowledge Discovery by Valamis

London (UK), February 2019 - Valamis introduces Intelligent Knowledge Discovery as the newest feature in their corporate learning platform. This AI-powered knowledge capture extracts useful information from masses of learning materials, including moments in videos, by enabling more efficient search coupled with proactive intelligent recommendations.

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New Solution

Moodle Announces Moodle Workplace

Moodle WorkplaceLondon (UK), February 2019 – Moodle, developer of the most used learning platform software in the world, has introduced Moodle Workplace, a learning solution to support effective organisational training that combines the proven power, scalability, and flexibility of the Moodle LMS with completely new features specially designed to support professional learning and development.

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Speexx & Cambridge Assessment English

Leading Players in Language Training Announce Their Cooperation

Munich (GER)/ Cambridge (UK), February 2019 – Speexx and Cambridge Assessment English, two leaders in the field of business language training and assessment, have announced an agreement to offer co-branded language learning solutions to corporate users worldwide.

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