Virtual College

Report to Help Businesses "Revolutionise" L&D Programmes

Ilkley (UK), September 2021 - Following the success of their first L&D report in their three-part series, digital learning provider Virtual College has now released the second report, "The Importance of Investing in Your Learners". Exploring a question that every business is asking - How much time and effort do we need to invest into our learning programmes? - this report offers guidance and insight into why businesses must embrace this investment and how they can go about it.

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Virtual College

Report on How to Create Training for the Learner

Ilkley (UK), June 2021 - A lot has changed in the world of learning and development in the last year, namely the big move to digital learning, which many businesses had to undertake to ensure that their training could be carried out in remote settings. Another significant change, though, is how learners want to learn. They have been introduced to a new way of working and have been given more freedom and flexibility with their time, both of which seem to have had a significant effect on how they want to learn.

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eBook and Webinar

LEO Learning Releases New Guide to Blended Learning Design

Brigthon (UK), June 2021 - LEO Learning’s latest thought leadership ebook explores best practices around blended learning design. The new publication of one of the market leaders in global learning strategy, content, and technology delves into the intricacies and best practices of blended learning design and how this has changed since mass remote working began.

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Digital Content in EdTech

Open LMS Launches Latest Edition of E-Learn Magazine

Indianapolis, IN (USA), May 2021 - Open LMS has launched the latest quarterly edition of E-Learn Magazine, the thought leadership initiative that offers the latest insights, research, and best practices from educators and industry experts globally. Published by one of the world's largest open source LMS providers, the online digital magazine for the education community, contains diverse insights, perspectives, expert analysis, research, and best practices from top-level practitioners in education and training. It brings together the most relevant articles and research surrounding digital learning content today.

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Published

Empathy for the Workforce and Workplace eBook

Saratoga Springs, NY (USA), April 2021 - Elliott Masie and Telly Leung, in partnership with the Learning COLLABORATIVE, published an eBook in March 2021 as a real-time collection of perspectives, frustrations, aspirations, and predictions about empathy from learning and business colleagues.

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Learning Systems Survey

77 Percent of Organizations Rate Their LMS Favorably

Brighton (UK), April 2021 - Totara, a leading provider of enterprise learning, engagement, and performance management technology has announced the results of its Learning Systems Pulse Survey. The research was commissioned by Totara and conducted by Training Industry, Inc. online and through email invitations from mid-December 2020 through early February 2021. The survey took the pulse of a cross section of 270 US HR leaders, training managers, and IT managers.

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Brandon Hall eBook

Not Playing Around - Gamification of Workplace Learning

Pune (IN), March 2021 - This exclusive Brandon Hall eBook, entitled "Not Playing Around - Gamification for Workplace Learning", explores what gamification in workplace learning is all about and why and how it works. Gamification is steadily transitioning from a buzzword to a media format and a practice that should exist in every team that is responsible for workplace learning. It has, in slightly over a decade, transformed learning initiatives and has displayed the potential to increase the impact of learning.

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New Research

Are Employees Getting the Skills and Development They Need?

London (UK), March 2021 - A revealing survey undertaken to find out how organisations approach learning and development in the workplace found that only 35% of them have a dedicated in-house Training Manager (or someone with a similar title). In February, the workforce training course comparison site CoursesOnline conducted an anonymous survey of organisations of all sizes from a wide variety of industries that pointed out potential shortcomings in employee development.

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Research

Virtual Classrooms Are Powering Learning

Cirencester (UK), January 2021 - New research shows that virtual classrooms are powering learning through the pandemic, but still have untapped potential for high value people development. Some 97% of organisations are now using virtual classrooms to support learning and development, with over half (53%) reporting that they have proved to be the most successful learning platforms during the COVID-19 crisis.

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DIE

Skillsoft Survey Highlights Concerns about Intellectual Disability

Boston, MA (USA), December 2020 - As a part of International Day of Persons with Disabilities, Skillsoft, a global leader in digital learning and talent management solutions, has highlighted a potential gap in workplace policies around diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). Data from Skillsoft's "Intellectual Disabilities in Workplace DIE" survey suggest that workplace DEI efforts may often fail to include people with intellectual disabilities. Data also indicated that support for creating truly inclusive workplaces is surging.

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New Research from CIM

Marketers' View on the Modern Workplace

Berkshire (UK), December 2020 - A survey conducted by recruitment firm Hays alongside the Chartered Institute of Marketing has provided new insights into marketers' views towards the workplace during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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