George Soros

Global Network to Transform Higher Education

George SorosDavos (CH), February 2020 – George Soros has announced that he is creating a new university network to better prepare students for current and future global challenges. He is endowing the network with one billion dollars and asking other philanthropists to contribute. The network, which will operate throughout the world, is named the Open Society University Network (OSUN) and will integrate teaching and research across higher education institutions worldwide. 

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Liberating Learning

Bridge Learning Tech Announces New Platform

London (UK), February 2020 - Bridge Learning Tech is excited to announce that they will be unveiling a new disruptive micro learning platform at this year’s Learning Technologies Conference in London. The liberating platform, mLearn, is set to change businesses’ approach to learning and learning solutions procurement.

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Beta Test

Easygenerator to Preview New Product Developments

Rotterdam (NL), February 2020 - Exciting new developments are on their way to the Easygenerator eLearning authoring tool. The company will preview a new product and its features at Learning Technologies 2020, 12-13 February at ExCeL London, UK.

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Workplace L&D

Learning Pool Appoint Sharon Claffey Kaliouby

Sharon Claffey Kaliouby Nottingham (UK), February 2020 - Learning Pool, a leading eLearning company, is delighted to announce the immediate appointment of Sharon Claffey Kaliouby as VP, North America. Sharon was most recently a Learning Fellow & Advisor for Elliott Masie Productions and previously Head of Global Learning & Development for State Street Global Advisors in Boston, Massachusetts.

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North America and EMEA

Docebo Grows, with New Vice Presidents of Sales

Toronto (CA), February 2020 - Docebo Inc., one of the world’s leading learning platforms powered by artificial intelligence, brings on new members to their senior leadership team. They include additions to their global sales operations, with two new Vice Presidents for North America and EMEA respectively and a new Global Head of Learning and Support.  

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Hive Learning at LT2020

How to Embed a Culture of Learning

London (UK), February 2020 - Hive Learning, a peer learning platform that radically accelerates innovation, collaboration, and inclusion, will deliver an action-oriented panel session at LT2020 on five practical ways to embed a culture of learning every day at scale. The insights have been curated from thousands of the world’s fastest-growing companies and distilled into a five-step formula.

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Learning Programmes of Excellence

LPI Announces Strategic Partnership with DPG

L-R: Kelly Davis, Global Sales and Marketing Director, LPI. Robert Wagner, Commercial Director, DPG. Edmund Monk, CEO, LPI London (UK), February 2020 - The Learning & Performance Institute (LPI) has joined forces with Developing People Globally (DPG) to help organisations realise the full potential of their people skills and digital competencies. The two organisations have announced a strategic partnership that will help customers drive measurable performance improvement through the synergy of digital technologies, frameworks, and skilled people.

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First Media

How to Produce Great eLearning Content

Lincolnshire (UK), February 2020 - Ahead of their appearance at Learning Tech 2020, the creative eLearning design specialists First Media explain how they produce high-impact eLearning content for organisations such as the FA.

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Learning Technologies 2020

Discover the Freedom of Totara

London (UK), February 2020 - This year, Totara is preparing its biggest release yet, with an expanded product suite that will provide unrivalled integrated support for learning, performance and user engagement.

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The Two Latest Innovations

What If Learning Were As Much Fun As Going to the Cinema?

GoodhabitzLondon (UK), February 2020 - For 2020, GoodHabitz has developed a brand new concept: "What if learning were just as fun as going to the cinema?" This creative concept fits perfectly with the company’s DNA. GoodHabitz aims to make the learning journey fun, easy, and accessible for everyone in an organisation.

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Learning Strategies

How Creating "Buzz" Can Lead to a Learning Culture

London (UK), February 2020 - Although learning has always been important to organisations, the urgency that businesses now feel to maximise the value of their learning strategies has never been more intense. At Learning Technologies 2020, Hemsley Fraser, an international learning and development company, will be talking to visitors about the role creating "buzz" plays in helping to build a learning culture.

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CommLab India’s Book

Become an eLearning Champion

"Become an eLearning Champion"Hyderabad (IN) February 2020 - CommLab India, a global leader in delivering rapid eLearning solutions, is delighted to announce the launch of its book "Become an eLearning Champion" on Amazon. Authored by R.K. Prasad, CEO and Co-Founder of CommLab India, this book is a treasure trove of practical wisdom and guidance that stems from CommLab India’s experience of designing technology enabled learning solutions for global customers.

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Learning Experience

Emerald Works Brings Together Three Learning Organizations

Richard Bevan, CEO of Emerald Group and Chairman of Emerald Works and Peter Casebow, CEO of Emerald Works London (UK), February 2020 - GoodPractice, Towards Maturity, and MindTools have come together as one company, Emerald Works. The three established international learning organizations have formed a global company that will use its unique alliance of learning expertise and resources to unlock the potential of millions of learners around the world. The merger amalgamates award-winning learning solutions and insights to offer a combined 60 years of learning experience.

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One-Day Event

The World of Learning Summit Is Coming to London

World of LearningLondon (UK), February 2020 - A new event for the L&D community is launching on 15 May: the World of Learning Summit. Organisers of the successful World of Learning Conference & Exhibition, Venture Marketing Group (VMG), are holding the exciting new summit at the Novotel, London West.

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