First Media

Keep Things Going with Digital Learning

Shane TraillLincolnshire (UK), March 2020 - First Media think that digital learning could help many businesses affected by the coronavirus. There’s no escaping that we are now in unprecedented times as a society due to the COVID-19 virus. But what do the effects of the virus mean to businesses that need to keep delivering training? The UK’s workforce, which is now beginning to adjust to life working from home, still require vital workplace skills.

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Bigger Brains

Microsoft Offers Free Teams Training Due To Coronavirus

Berlin (GER), March 2020 - The COVID-19 / coronavirus situation has created an unexpected and unprecedented global shift to work-from-home and study-from-home situations for thousands of people. In response, tech companies including Microsoft and Google have made their Teams and Hangouts tools free to help people be more productive working remotely.

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Standalone Brand

LTG Gets Open LMS by Blackboard

Jacksonville, FL (USA), March 2020 - Learning Technologies Group plc (LTG), a global leader in the high-growth workplace learning and talent industry, has entered into an agreement to acquire all intellectual property and assets relating to Blackboard’s Open LMS platform for $31.7 million (less some customary purchase price adjustments). Following the completion of the transaction in approximately four weeks, Open LMS will be invested in as a standalone brand within LTG’s portfolio of best-in-class businesses.

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Nimble

Coronavirus Awareness eLearning Course Available to Everyone

Gloucestershire (UK), March 2020 - With coronavirus now confirmed as a pandemic by the World Health Organisation (WHO), the Nimble eLearning Learning Design team have acted quickly to create and release its Coronavirus (COVID-19) Awareness eLearning course for the workplace.

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Questionmark Cuts Prices

To Help Recruitment, Training and Development Functions

Trumbull, CT (USA), March 2020 — Questionmark, the enterprise-grade assessment provider, is offering discounts on its assessment platform and associated services to help minimize the disruption caused by the introduction of home-working policies.

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Ninety-Day Access

Adobe Connect Offers Free Access Due To COVID-19

London (UK), March 2020 - Adobe Connect is providing free ninety-day access, until 01 July 2020. Individuals and businesses who aren’t customers can now use Adobe Connect rooms with up to 25 participants for free for up to ninety days if they sign up for a trial license between now and 01 July.

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Learn at Home

Best YouTube Language Learning Channels

Dorset (UK), March 2020 - Regardless of your age and working situation, the need to self-isolate has made many people anxious about being out of their everyday routines. However, we can use this extra time wisely. In fact, if you’ve ever thought about learning a new language, this is the perfect time to do so.

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Coronavirus Awareness

Use the Lite LMS and Authoring Tool For Free

London (UK), March 2020 - Many businesses are suffering from the disruption that COVID-19 has caused. We understand how hard this time can be with planning your internal resources and keeping your family safe. My Learning Hub are currently offering three-month access to its Lite LMS and Authoring Tool for free if you sign up before 30 April to help firms with coronavirus awareness and staff training during these difficult times.

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Organisational Learning

Learning Technologies Summer Forum 2020

London (UK), March 2020 - The Learning Technologies Summer Forum is a gathering in London of L&D professionals that explores the trends, practical strategies, and technologies driving organisational learning. It comprises a conference and exhibition and is held in July each year at the ExCeL London events venue.

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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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