Online Self-Study

Pearson Acquires Leading Online Language Learning Platform

Andy Bird, chief executive of PearsonHoboken, NJ (USA), May 2022 - Pearson has announced its acquisition of Mondly, a global online language learning platform. The collaboration will allow Pearson to offer a full range of ways for people to learn and prove their English skills - adding online self-study to its existing diagnosis and learning tools and assessment portfolio.

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Disruptive Innovation

2022 Fosway 9-Grid™ for Talent Acquisition Reveals a Buoyant Market

Cirencester (UK), May 2022 - Fosway Group, one of Europe's #1 HR industry analysts, has released its new 2022 9-Grid™ for Talent Acquisition. Faced with ongoing and accelerating recruitment challenges, organisations are looking to innovate and scale up their talent acquisition strategies. This new research highlights the trends and vendors transforming the market.

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Free Trial

The Latest eLearning and Resilience Toolkit

Cheshire (UK), May 2022 - The workforce resilience learning platform is now available, with a free downloadable toolkit to help employees develop resilience in the face of adversity. Set up a free trial for your organization to access a range of high-quality, accredited eLearning courses and face-to-face workshops. 

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Learning Technologies 2022

Adobe Connect and Broadcastpod Mini

London (UK), April 2022 - Tom Blades, Dreamtek’s Head of Video Services, will be giving a seminar at Learning Technologies 2022, a free event in London, for all L&D professionals. Tom will present "5 things you really need to know about using Adobe Connect for virtual classrooms". The talk will tap into his years of success at building and creating learning infrastructures using Adobe Connect, based upon his concept of "making learning an experience". 

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Challenger

New SaaS Platform Loop to Provide Real-time Coaching

Arlington, VA (USA), April 2022 - Challenger, a leading provider of training, technology, and consulting in sales, is releasing a new SaaS platform called Loop that uses real-time customer feedback to help sellers improve the purchase experience.

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Asha Pandey

How to Design eLearning Programs that Drive Deliberate Practice

Asha PandeyBangalore (IN), March 2022 - Deliberate practice is an effective strategy that can be employed to develop and improve skills through eLearning. Let's explore some methods learning and development (L&D) teams can use to implement deliberate practice when developing asynchronous training solutions.

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Elliott Masie

2006 Second Life -> 2022 Metaverse?

Saratoga Springs, NY (USA), February 2022 - Looking Back and Forward - Learning with Augmented Reality: Elliott Masie discusses learning and the metaverse and learning from the past.

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2022 Fosway 9-Grid™

LMS365's Continued Growth and Reliability Recognized

Aarhus (DK), February 2022 - LMS365 has announced that it has been recognized as a first-time Solid Performer on the 2022 Fosway 9-Grid™ for Learning Systems. The Fosway 9-Grid™ is an independent vendor analysis provided by Fosway Group, a leading HR Industry Analyst in Europe.

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L&D Future

eCom Scotland Research Shines Light on Key Trends

Dunfermline (SCT), January 2022 - After publishing what it believed would be eight "Key Learning and Development (L&D) Trends" in 2022, eCom Scotland, a provider of online training and assessment, has carried out further market research among its clients to gauge the accuracy of its predictions.

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Digital Transformation

eCom Scotland Helps Future-Proof Organisations' Learning Strategies

Wendy Edie, Managing Director eComDunfermline (SCT), January 2022 - The internationally known provider of online training and assessment, eCom Scotland, is helping organisations future-proof their learning and assessment strategies. It has been encouraged to take this step by the growing focus on combatting climate change and the workplace becoming carbon neutral - fostered by the COP26 climate change conference held in Glasgow towards the end of last year.

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Data Analytics Career Accelerator

Thoughtworks Joins as Industry Collaborator

Danilo Sato, Head of Data & AI Services UK at ThoughtworksLondon (UK), January 2022 - Technology consultancy Thoughtworks has joined the Data Analytics Career Accelerator, a new programme developed by The London School of Economic and Political Science and online education company FourthRev. Set out as a specific skill in need earlier this year by the UK Government, there will be an estimated twenty million data analyst roles required by 2025 globally. This, combined with Thoughtworks' research showing that just 40 percent of CEOs worldwide regard their own knowledge of data strategy as "good", points to the fact that companies are eager to address the issue.

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Research

L&D Struggling to Swap Courses for Real-Time Learning

London (UK), December 2021 - New research highlights disconnect between what leaders know and want L&D to look like and the continuing reality of course-led learning. The data reveals that as many as 40% of organisations are still working to course-led learning strategies, while just 4% are leading with real-time learning on the job. This is despite 92% of respondents agreeing that access to knowledge on demand is a key driver for business performance.

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