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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Twenty-Three Finalists

The Winners of the 2020 Learning Impact Awards

Lake Mary, FL (USA), June 2020 - IMS Global Learning Consortium (IMS Global/IMS), a leading non-profit collaborative that advances educational technology impact, recently announced the winning projects from the Learning Impact Awards 2020 competition.

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STEM Education

Learn STEM Online Conference

Harleen (NL), May 2020 - The "Learn STEM: Innovative pedagogy for STEM education" conference was an unexpected and incredible success: More than 700 teachers and headmasters from five continents registered to join online on 29 April 2020.

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Celebration

Winners of the Learning Awards 2020 Announced

Learning Awards 2020London (UK), February 2020 - The top organisations and outstanding individuals in learning gathered together in London on 20 February to celebrate the 24th annual Learning Awards. Developed and hosted exclusively by the Learning and Performance Institute, the Learning Awards is widely regarded as the L&D sector’s premier awards ceremony.

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LINQ 2019

Huge Success - Look Back Online

Harleen (NL), January 2020 - The Sixth International LINQ 2019 Conference was a huge success! Now, LINQ 2019 is very pleased to announce that the proceedings, presentations and videos are available online!

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Learning Technologies London

A Welcome Support Network for the Future Generations of Learning

Donald H TaylorLondon (UK), December 2019 - Learning Technologies London is running an international Learning Thirty under 30 programme for the learning, development, and training community aimed at developing and spotlighting the next generation of learning leadership in our field. Applications are now being accepted, with a deadline of 14 January 2020. 

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Augmented Reality

Why New Technology Means the Marketing Sector Needs to Raise Its Game

Belfast (IE), December 2019 - Alex Aiken, Executive Director of the UK Government Communication Service, discussed the development of new technology at a conference held by the Chartered Institute of Marketing. Marketing professionals from across Northern Ireland came together at The MAC in Belfast to hear how the development of new technology and the corresponding changes in consumer expectations are disrupting the sector.

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InDigiTrain

M.I.T e-Solutions and FernUniversität Hagen Present at ICELW

New York, NY (USA)/ Hagen (GER), July 2019 - M.I.T and the FernUniversität Hagen participated in the International Conference on E-Learning in the Workplace (ICELW) in New York City, where they presented their joint project "InDigiTrain". The eleventh ICELW conference took place this June at Columbia University in Manhattan. "InDigiTrain" stands for "Integrated Digital Training" and aims at the modernization of qualification in the German healthcare sector.

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ETUCE

"A Fairer Europe for Workers"

Vienna (A), July 2019 - The 14th Congress of the European Trade Union Confederation gathered trade unions in Vienna to discuss "A Fairer Europe for Workers". The 699 delegates, of whom 48.5% were women and 10% were young people, discussed the European Pillar of Social Rights.

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Competition

University of Virginia Defends National Cyber Title

Orlando, FL (USA), May 2019 - University of Virginia prevailed over nine other finalist teams to win the 2019 National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition and its coveted Alamo Cup. The championship was held in Orlando, 23-25 April, and featured the national competition's top ten college and university teams. The winning team successfully protected the network of a fictional agriculture firm specializing in cryopreservation, crop research and development, and sustainable farming. The fictional company sustained multiple attacks orchestrated by ethical hackers using the same tactics and techniques as real-world bad actors.

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Organisational Learning

Learning Technologies Summer Forum

London (UK), April 2019 - 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 June each year at the London Olympia events venue.

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Key Insights

Learnlight Launches Modern Learner eReport

London (UK), February 2019 - Learnlight recently organized a roundtable in Paris focused on the topic of the modern learner and how corporate learning professionals are facing up to the challenges of engaging these impatient, overwhelmed, and distracted learners. Following the event, Learnlight has produced an eReport with the key takeaways and the insights of the panel of HR and learning experts.

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