Virtual College

Online Training with the Health and Safety Executive

Ilkley (UK), June 2020 - Virtual College has teamed up with subject matter experts from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) to develop a new online health and safety training solution for slips, trips, and falls in the workplace. It has not only been designed to help businesses meet their compliance needs, but the learner has been at the forefront of the creative process, ensuring a training solution that is relevant, engaging, flexible, and accessible to all.

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From 100 International Experts

Higher Education Landscape 2030

Hannover/Berlin (GER), June 2020 - The trend analysis based on a worldwide review and update of innovative models from AHEAD is now also available in English. The advancement of new learning pathways due to increasing digitisation is more relevant than ever, which is why the Forschungsinstitut für Bildungs- und Sozialökonomie (FiBS) and the HIS Institute for Higher Education Development e.V. (HIS-HE), together with other experts, also provide an English version. The book - from the SpringerBriefs in Education series - summarizes the assessments of over 100 international experts.

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Marshall E-Learning

The Manager's Lockdown Toolkit - for Now and the Future

London (UK), May 2020 - These days, Marshall E-Learning is launching The Manager's Lockdown Toolkit - Guidance for now and the future. The Toolkit is immediately available to Marshall's client community, which includes most universities in the UK and every university in the Republic of Ireland.

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Virtual College

Free Infection Prevention and Control Online Course

Ilkley (UK), March 2020 - Virtual College has released a free infection prevention and control course in order to make sure the public have access to essential advice, such as hand-washing techniques, that is required at this time.

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To Reduce Plagiarism

Copyleaks and Macmillan Learning Join Forces

Stamford, CT (USA), December 2019 - Copyleaks, an artificial intelligence-based plagiarism  detection software company, has announced a partnership with Macmillan Learning, an educational publishing and solutions company. The joint effort will offer plagiarism detection capabilities for students and instructors. Elements of Copyleaks’s software solution are being integrated into Achieve, Macmillan Learning’s new digital learning platform, to help students develop better academic research skills and cite correctly, and also to ensure the academic integrity of their work.

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#VCTheFutureofLandD

Virtual College Completes Successful L&D Campaign

Ilkley (UK), November 2019 - Over the last three months, Virtual College has been running a thought-leader campaign called "Shaping the Future of L&D". During this campaign, they partnered with fourteen learning and development experts to address the future of L&D and how it is changing in response to technological developments.

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Education and Training Monitor

German Graduates Have the Second Highest Employment Rate

Brussels (BE), April 2019 - In the UK, recent graduates have an employment rate of 86.6%. In 2014, the EU average employment rate was 76.0%; in 2017, it rose to 80.2%. Greece currently has the lowest employment rate of recent graduates in Europe, at 52.0%; Malta currently has the highest, at 94.5%. Currently, the EU is working with Member States to make education a success for all young people.

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IDC Market Spotlight

Digital Transformation in UK Higher Education

London (UK), July 2018 - The very nature of higher education is changing, with students and employers expecting institutions to provide an experience that equips students with the right skills to succeed in today's job market. IDC sees digital technologies as a catalyst for change in higher education, impacting all areas, from teaching through to the underlying business processes.

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Participate in the Survey!

Take the State of Video in Education 2017 Survey

New York, NY (USA), April 2017 - Do you want to help shape the future of video in education? Kaltura is running the largest survey on the topic, and the organisers would like your opinion. The survey will only take 10-15 minutes to complete and will provide great insight on how institutions are using video in education for months to come. Plus, you could win a $100 Amazon gift card!

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Cognitive Design

A New Approach for Work and Life Fulfillment

Riadh LebibParis (F), January 2018 - (By Riadh Lebib, Research and Development Manager at SBT Human(s) Matter) As an expert in Neuropsychology (Ph.D.) and CBT (graduated), he is interested in rational and irrational human behaviors to study their impact on decision making, in calm or stressful situations. Understanding the neural underpinnings and cerebral mechanisms that underlie these cognitive operations is central to his work to provide innovative solutions for professionals (training, assessment, consulting), based on information processing, emotional valence, and reasoning processes occurring within the brain.

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Education

Beyond the Pattern 1 Diploma / 1 Profession / 1 Career

Alexandre PachulskiParis (F), January 2018 - (By Alexandre Pachulski, Chief Product Officer & Co-Founder Talentsoft) The digital revolution will eliminate 50% of today’s jobs over the next 10 years. Who would have thought just a few years ago that we would be recruiting growth hackers, data scientists and full stack developers! Artificial intelligence is slowly transforming the world we live in and the way we work. So, how do we face robots and coding experts? We train, train, and train some more.

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Assessments

TestWe Paperless Exam Solution for Educators

Charles Zhu and Clément Régnier, TestWe Co-Founders Paris (F), December 2017 - TestWe, designed for institutions in education and certification centers, is a secure, offline e-exam solution to ease the examination process and enhance candidates’ overall success.

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Learning Analytics

Helping Learners Sense Factors Influencing Their Success

Berlin / Saarbrücken (GER), December 2017 - LISA, short for Learning Analytics for Sensor-Based Adaptive Learning, is a project whose focus is delivering learning analytics for the benefit of the individual learner, not - as in previous approaches - for the educational organisation. The idea is that when individuals can see the role of their own behaviour plays in the learning process and receive personalized recommendations about it, they will be in a position to organize their personal learning processes better and improve their success. 

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