Virtual College

New Online Personal and Professional Development Training

Ilkley (UK), September 2020 - There is a growing demand from businesses and professionals to develop soft skills such as resilience, reflective techniques, confidence building, and a growth mindset. In response to this demand, Virtual College has created a suite of engaging personal and professional development training.

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Global Learning Consortium

IMS Announces Ecosystem Accelerator Program

Lake Mary, FL (USA), September 2020 - IMS Global Learning Consortium (IMS Global/IMS), a world-leading non-profit collaborative that advances educational technology’s impact, has announced new services to verify and guarantee proper implementation of the popular IMS OneRoster® standard in school districts.

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Successful

Brandon Hall Group Gold Awards

London (UK), September 2020 - This year’s Brandon Hall Group Gold Award for Excellence in the Best Launch of a Corporate Learning University category recognises the success of the new Greystar Business School. The Award was granted for the joint effort among Greystar, a global leader in rental housing; 5App, a learning technology and digital UX expert; and Hemsley Fraser, a global learning and engagement specialist.

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Practice Oriented

Lectera.com Launches New Product - Lectera Corp.

Tallinn (EST), September 2020 - The Lectera.com international online educational platform has announced the launch of a new educational product, Lectera Corp. - a purposely developed module for corporate training. Like all the other Lectera courses, Lectera Corp. is globally available from the moment of the launch in four languages: Russian, English, German, and Spanish.

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DDLS survey

Lack of Commitment to Cybersecurity Training

Sydney (AU), September 2020 - DDLS, Australia's largest provider of corporate ICT and cybersecurity training, has released the results of its 2020 survey "Staying ahead of the Technology Curve, Now and in the Future".

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Free Platform

CanopyLAB Launches TeacherLAB

Copenhagen (DK), September 2020 - CanopyLAB has launched TeacherLAB, a free interactive learning platform exclusively for teachers by teachers. Through TeacherLAB you will have access to 40+ courses designed to empower you to master new digital tools, online pedagogy, and relationships with students and parents - and offer the support of a global network of teachers.

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Emerald Works

Live Online Learning in Lockdown and Beyond

London (UK), September 2020 - "The coronavirus has hastened large-scale changes to how we work and learn, whether we felt ready, or not. Put simply, we've all had to adapt, and fast." Jo Cook explores the data behind live online learning.

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Machine Learning

Blackboard Ally Accessibility Solution in Arabic

Dubai (ARE), September 2020 - Blackboard Inc. has announced the availability of the Blackboard Ally accessibility solution in Arabic to serve educators, institutions, and learners. Blackboard Ally helps institutions build a more inclusive learning environment and improve the student experience by helping them take control of course content with usability, accessibility, and quality in mind.

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Blended Learning

NetSupport Launches classroom.cloud

Peterborough (UK), September 2020 - NetSupport has launched a classroom management and teaching platform to help educators blend school and home learning experiences, enabling teachers and learners to move between in-class and remote schooling.

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HR Realities Research

Zukunft Personal Virtual HR Week: ZP 365

ZPECirencester (UK), September 2020 - Interim data collected in April 2020 suggests 100% of HR functions have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, Zukunft Personal has partnered with Fosway Group, one of Europe's leading HR industry analysts, to understand the immediate challenges, as well as to look ahead at HR investment, headcount, and priorities over the coming twelve months. Fosway CEO, David Wilson, will exclusively reveal the results of the 2020-21 HR Realities research for the first time at ZP 365 Virtual HR week, which is taking place 12-16 October.

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Online Meeting

Teachers Come Together to Mark World Teachers' Day 2020

Brussels (BE), September 2020 - On 05 October - World Teachers' Day 2020 - Education International is hosting the biggest online meeting of teachers in history. After a year marred by disruption and crises, the 24-hour live event will give teachers everywhere the opportunity to come together, celebrate their achievements, and mobilise to ensure the world addresses the issues the pandemic made painfully clear.

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OEB Global

Covid-19 Has Created an "Existential Threat" to Education

Berlin (GER), September 2020 - This is the stark message delivered by the organisers of Online Educa Berlin (OEB Global), Europe's biggest annual conference on technology assisted learning. They assert that unless institutions, experts, and investors work together to share their experience and best practice, the damage will be so serious that millions more young people could be left without any education at all.

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