Upskilling

Immerse Partners with BP to Create Global VR Training Program

London (UK), July 2020 - Enterprise virtual reality (VR) software company Immerse has announced a partnership with multinational energy business BP. bp will integrate their own VR content into the Immerse Virtual Enterprise Platform (VEP). The training will be deployed internationally, and the platform will generate detailed data and reports on learner progress.

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Market Development

Paragon Partners Becomes New Shareholder of the WEKA Group

Kissing (GER), July 2020 - Paragon Partners, one of the leading independent private equity firms in Europe, has acquired all shares of the WEKA Group, a leading provider of specialist information, software, further education, and services for the DACH region and France.

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Business and Content

THRIVE's Partner Network Is Expanding Rapidly

Nottingham (UK), July 2020 – THRIVE, creators of an engaging microlearning catalogue and next-gen learning experience platform, recently announced their partner network is quickly expanding, with new content resellers joining each month. The new partners include Cornerstone, Viventis Asia, Eloomi, Digits, Virtual College, and Training Sensei.

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LTG’s People Fluent

Preparing for a Creator-Centric Learning Future

Raleigh, NC (USA), July 2020 - A new ebook, "Our Creator-Centric Future: How to Build Effective Learning Programs in a World Where Everyone Is a Creator", encourages L&D professionals to capitalize on the world's growing comfort with producing video and the pressures that make a learning landscape driven by creators inevitable.

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In the UK and ME

Virtual College and VR Education Sign Memorandum of Understanding

Ilkley (UK), July 2020 - VR Education (AIM: VRE; Euronext Growth: 6VR), a leading virtual reality (VR) technology company focused on the education and enterprise training space, is pleased to announce that it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Virtual College Limited, an industry leading digital learning solutions provider, to provide and deliver technology enhanced learning solutions in the UK and Middle East.

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Refresh

Kallidus Announces New UI and UX Enhancements

Cirencester (UK), July 2020 - Kallidus, a major learning management and talent management provider, has announced several key enhancements to the user interface (UI) and user experience (UX) of Kallidus Learn to make it even easier for customers to create, deploy, and track all of the learning taking place in their organisation.

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New Normal

Learning Pool Release Future of Work Library

Derry (UK), July 2020 - To follow the initial launch of Learning Pool's Coronavirus Course Essentials library aimed at addressing the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic back in April, the full-service eLearning solutions provider has now released a "Future of Work" library, with updated coronavirus modules to help organizations and its colleagues adjust to the "new normal" of working.

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CIM and Hays

Half of Marketers Have Suffered 100 Days

Berkshire (UK), July 2020 - The Chartered Institute of Marketing and Hays call on employers to provide support to colleagues suffering as a result of lockdown isolation. The number of marketers rating their wellbeing as positive has tumbled by half since lockdown restrictions were enforced in March.

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Training and Learning

Solve impact mysteries like an L&D detective

Kevin M YatesLondon (UK), July 2020 - This year, the 2020 Learning Technologies Summer Forum (#LTSF20) will take place online across five days: 13-17 July. On 14 July, during the intensive period of online learning collaboration, Kevin M Yates, Impact Analytics Program Manager, Facebook, will host a session.

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A Remote World

2020 Learning Technologies Summer Forum Online Event

London (UK), July 2020 - This year, the 2020 Learning Technologies Summer Forum (#LTSF20) will take place online across five days: 13-17 July.  On 13 July, Gemma Paterson, Head of Development Experiences and Innovation at Legal & General, and Nick Welch, from Primed Media, will host a session during which they share tips for using video to support organisational learning. The focus is on its use supporting remote learners.

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Free and Open Webinars

Learning Impact On-Demand Virtual Series

Lake Mary, FL (USA), June 2020 - Has COVID-19 changed education forever? Only time will tell. What we do know is that moving to 100% online / remote / distance learning is a high priority - right now, next semester, and as we prepare for the future.

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Presidents' Forum

29th ICDE World Conference Cancelled

Oslo (NO), July 2020 - Due to the unprecedented situation brought on by the onset of COVID-19 and the current situation in Brazil, ICDE and the host for the 29th ICDE World Conference, Laboratório de Inovação Tecnológica em Saúde (LAIS) of the Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte (UFRN) have agreed that the conference will be cancelled.

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