New Platform Feature

Boost Learning Impact with Social Learning Wall

Copenhagen (DK), October 2020 - Social learning can be a game changer in your organization. Learningbank's newest platform feature, The Social Learning Wall, empowers employees to interact and boost learning results.

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Resetting Education

EU Digital Education Action Plan Announced

Brussels (B), October 2020 - The Digital Education Action Plan (2021-2027) outlines the European Commission's vision for high-quality, inclusive, and accessible digital education in Europe. It is a call to action for stronger cooperation at the European level to learn from the COVID-19 crisis, during which technology is being used at a scale never seen before in education and training and to make education and training systems fit for the digital age.

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COLF

LPI Celebrates Ten Years of Pioneering Live Online Learning

London (UK), October 2020 - Throughout October 2020, the Learning and Performance Institute (LPI) celebrates ten years as the torchbearer of live online learning. Beginning with the launch of its Certified Online Learning Facilitator (COLF) course in October 2010 - an industry first - and continuing to the present with a surge of interest in virtual classroom facilitation due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the LPI celebrates a decade of empowering thousands of national and international trainers to improve and validate their live online delivery skills.

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With Financial Support

Transatlantic Collaboration in Digital Music Teaching

Mainz (GER), October 2020 - With the beginning of this month, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU) has officially started cooperating with Texas State University in San Marcos, Texas, in various areas of music-related teaching. Their joint project Virtuelle Musiklehre in Kunst und Wissenschaft ('Virtual Music Teaching in Art and Academia') has attracted financial support to the tune of EUR 73,000 from the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) and the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD).

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Rachel Pendered of Media Zoo

The UK's Most Ambitious Business Leaders

Rachel PenderedLondon (UK), October 2020 - Rachel Pendered, Managing Director of Media Zoo, has been named as one of LDC's Top 50 Most Ambitious Business Leaders for 2020. The programme is supported by The Telegraph and celebrates the inspiring leaders behind some of the UK's most successful and fast-growing medium-sized firms.

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openSAP Course

How to Build Chatbots with SAP Conversational AI

Walldorf (GER), October 2020 - Many companies are still struggling to meet customer and employee expectations in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Customer experiences have been affected, as service centers were unable to cope with the huge spike in calls due to lockdown restrictions. Some companies failed to provide a new vision of the workplace to employees who were forced into a new way of working, along with the technology necessary to fulfill new requirements.

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Biodiversity Curricula

Higher Education for Tanzania

Bayreuth (GER), September 2020 - Biodiversity is a central ecological and economic resource for Tanzania, thanks to its extensive nature reserves. For its long-term preservation, the East African country needs experts who can develop and implement effective strategies and measures. As part of a new project funded by the EU to the tune of up to €790,000, the University of Bayreuth is working towards establishing commensurate courses of study at universities in Tanzania. The project title is Developing Curricula for Biodiversity Monitoring and Conservation in Tanzania (CONTAN).

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Webinar for Retailers

How to Improve Promotion Effectiveness through eLearning

Alexandria, VA (USA), October 2020 - iSpring Solutions, an international software company that provides professional eLearning authoring tools, will host a free webinar for retail businesses on 27 October 27 at 11:00 CET. In this session, they will explain how retailers can prepare sales professionals, merchandisers, and other employees for marketing promotion through eLearning.

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USDLA Webinar

Expert Advice on Building Engagement

Nashville, TN (USA), October 2020 - This fall promises to be a challenging one. And while teaching and learning might look different, at its core, it's still about relationships. As students and instructors find themselves engaging with each other over distances and through new technologies, will they be able to develop the kinds of connections that facilitate learning?

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