Open LMS

Learning Technologies Group to Acquire eCreators

Raleigh, NC (USA), September 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 eCreators for an initial cash consideration of A$5.5 million (ca. £3.1 million). The proposed acquisition is subject to regulatory approval and is expected to complete before the end of October 2020.

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Digital Learning

5App Bolsters Leadership with New Operations and Product Heads

London (UK), September 2020 – Learning and communications platform provider 5App is bolstering its senior team for growth by hiring senior learning technology and product  management expertise. Mobile, web, and learning management veteran Duncan Barrett is 5App's new Head of Product, and digital learning expert Aby Reynolds has joined the startup as Head of Operations.

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Social Responsibility

Emerald Works Launches New Responsible Business Pillar

London (UK), September 2020 - Emerald Works is always looking at new ways to help the local and global communities that are served. The company want to be a responsible business, and part of this means harnessing the power of the learning products to make a positive impact in the wider world.

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New Partnership

Traineasy Enters Employee Engagement Arena

Sarah LambieMilton Keynes (UK), September 2020 - Traineasy has announced a new strategic partnership with employee engagement and performance management specialists StaffCircle. The new relationship will help organisations combine HR, Comms, and Performance Improvement with powerful, modern learning management and content solutions.

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#LTawards

Learning Technologies Awards 2020 Shortlist Announced

London (UK), September 2020 - This year's Learning Technologies Awards shortlist includes many well-known names from both within the learning technologies industry and beyond. "We would like to extend our thanks and appreciation to the eLearning Network for organising the judging and to our 61 independent judges," said organiser Mark Penton.

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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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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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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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Enterprise Ready

Launch of Immerse's Open VR Platform

London (UK), August 2020 - Immerse has announced the launch of their Virtual Enterprise Platform (VEP), which combines the transformative power of VR with enterprise-ready functionality. Businesses can put any VR content on the platform, make it securely available to anybody in their organisation, and then deliver it to hundreds of standalone headsets, with data gathered centrally.

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An Instant Hit

London's First Online Cycling Course

CyclingDerby (UK), August 2020 - Walkgrove helped to build London's first online cycling course as part of the British capital's "green recovery" from COVID-19. Working in partnership with Cycle Confident, the company is helping Transport for London (TfL) get more Londoners out on their bikes by designing and developing the city’s first online Cycle Skills course. And it is free of charge.

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More than 230 New Clients

Learning Pool Delivers Strong Annual Results

Derry (UK), August 2020 - The eLearning group Learning Pool has announced strong financial results for the year ending 30 April 2020 (FY20). The group maintained its growth trajectory and, following the strategic acquisition of HT2 Labs earlier in the year, successfully demonstrated the continuing value of online learning for clients through the uncertainty of the Covid-19 pandemic. Resulting revenues in the twelve-month period were up 32% to £18.1m.

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user interface

Gomo Unveils Major Authoring Tool User Interface Refresh

Brighton (UK), August 2020 - Available to all users immediately, Gomo Learning's refresh of its authoring experience helps L&D professionals achieve modernized, user-friendly, and more consistent digital learning, while retaining the authoring tool's existing features. After extensive planning, testing, and adjustments, the team behind cloud-based eLearning authoring, delivery, and analytics platform Gomo Learning has launched a major revamp of all aspects of the authoring tool's user interface (UI). 

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South East Asia

Nixfon Augments Its Solution Portfolio

NixfonPune (IN), August 2020 - Nixfon (M) Sdn Bhd, a niche HR and learning technology solution provider in South East Asia, has augmented its portfolio with an AI-powered learning  management system by partnering with UpsideLMS.

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