Partnership with Three New Publishers

Skillsoft Expands IT and Digital Skills Book Collection

Bill DonoghueCamberley (UK), October 2017 - Skillsoft, a global provider of corporate learning, has announced partnerships with Bleeding Edge Press, CCIEin8Weeks, and Rocky Nook to expand its comprehensive IT Skills & Certification and Digital Skills collections. By partnering with these three publishers, Skillsoft adds critical titles that enhance learners’ digital skills and provide best-in-class programmer, developer, creative design, and enterprise IT content to help learners build their skills, improve their productivity, and advance their careers.


Learning Technologies Awards

Financial Times | IE Business School Corporate Learning Alliance

London (UK), October 2017 - A programme from Financial Times | IE Business School Corporate Learning Alliance has been shortlisted for one of this year’s Learning Technologies Awards. It’s the first time that this corporate learning provider, formed almost three years ago, has entered these Awards.


Greater Return

Learning Game Platform Kahoot! on a Mission

Oslo (NO), October 2017 - Kahoot!, the game-based learning platform and one of the fastest-growing learning brands with more than 50 million unique monthly active users, has announced Kahoot! Plus, a premium version of Kahoot! tailored specifically for corporate teams and corporate learning.


IT Education

Gavin Freed Appointed Chairman of Firebrand Training

Gavin FreedLondon (UK), October 2017 - With a twenty-year history of leadership roles in IT and education organisations, including three apprenticeships training providers, Gavin’s experience of growing organisations promises an exciting future for Firebrand.


Strategy and Execution

Fosway Group Appoints Chief Operating Officer

Carole LaithwaiteCirencester (UK), October 2017 - Fosway Group, a European HR and learning analyst, has announced the appointment of Carole Laithwaite as its Chief Operating Officer. The role supports the continued growth of the firm, with close involvement in Fosway’s overall strategy and execution.


Demo Available

UpsideLMS 8.0 Enables Offline Mobile Learning

Pune (IN), October 2017 - UpsideLMS's latest version, 8.0, introduces a new feature for offline mobile learning, which enables learners to access training anytime, anywhere on iOS and Android mobile devices with or without Internet.


eLa 2017

ELearning Contributes to Growth in Africa

Rebecca StromeyerPort Louis (Mauritius), October 2017 - Each year, eLearning Africa brings together the Continent’s leading ICT-in-education community. Experts, high-level decision makers, practitioners, researchers, entrepreneurs, and stakeholders from over 70 countries, and from across the education, business, and public sectors, come together to discuss, debate, inform, share experiences, and plan action. In conjunction with this year’s hosts, the government of Mauritius, eLearning Africa is supporting the 2017 UNESCO International Day of Universal Access to Information (IDUAI).  Rebecca Stromeyer, owner and founder of eLearning Africa, spoke with CHECK.point eLearning about the event.


Brandon Hall Awards

PulseLearning and Sears Holdings Corporation Win Gold

Brandon Hall Awards 2017New York, NY (USA), September 2017 - Now in their twenty-third year, the Brandon Hall Group Excellence Awards are known as the Academy Awards of the learning industry. PulseLearning and Sears Holdings Corporation (SHC) were honored with Gold at the 2017 Brandon Hall Awards in the Best Use of Games and Simulations for Learning Category.


busuu Helps

Start Language Learning at the Right Level

London (UK), September 2017 - busuu has released an adaptive placement test that helps language learners to find their level and HR professionals to enhance language skills in their organisation. The new placement test places language students precisely in the appropriate lesson in the English, French, Spanish and German course.


Seventeen Training Programs

iSQI and CGI Training and Certification Deal

Stephan GoerickePotsdam (GER), September 2017 - The International Software Quality Institute (iSQI) and CGI, a globally active independent provider of IT and business processes, have announced their collaboration to improve training and certification of IT specialists in software testing, requirements engineering, agile software development, software product management, usability, and user experience and software architecture.


Training Industry

The 2017 Top 20 Health and Safety Training Companies List

Raleigh, NC (USA), September 2017 - Training Industry has announced its Top 20 Health and Safety Training Companies List, as part of its mission to continually monitor the training marketplace for the best providers of training services and technologies.


Response to Market Demand

Training that Fits Your Needs

Research Triangle Park, NC (USA), September 2017 - Global Knowledge, a worldwide leader in IT and business-skills training, is proud to announce the 21 September launch of its upgraded on-demand learning experience, the Global Knowledge Learning Platform, which is the result of extensive research and customer input. Created in response to market demand with over 100 courses and counting, the Global Knowledge Learning Platform helps individuals and enterprises upgrade existing skills, acquire new ones, and address gaps.


Virtual Practice Labs

Skillsoft CodeX Delivers Enhanced Coding Skills

Bill DonoghueBoston, MA (USA), September 2017 - Skillsoft, a global leader in corporate learning, has recently announced CodeX, a new virtual coding-practice lab for customers worldwide. CodeX provides coding exercises with embedded video content that challenges software developers to learn, practice, and perfect their coding skills hands on in an integrated development environment (IDE).


User Friendly

Explosive Learning Solutions’ Updated

Marc WatermanOxfordshire (UK), September 2017 - The learning-and-development (L&D) consultancy Explosive Learning Solutions (ELS) has updated its website. Combining increased user-friendliness with accessibility of information, the new website contains refreshed and clarified content - notably about ELS’s growing range of courses. In addition, for the first time, the website also allows users to book and buy courses online.