European Alliance

Global Survey on the Quality of MOOCs Is Launched

Brussels (BE), February 2017 - The unique Global Survey on the Quality of Open Education and Massive Open Online Courses, short MOOCs, is unique. Join our fascinating adventure if you are a MOOC learner, MOOC designer, or MOOC facilitator. Contribute to our main long-term goal: the improvement of future MOOCs by developing quality indicators and tools. "We are very excited to facilitate the quality debate with all interested parties worldwide", emphasises Christian M. Stracke from the Open University of the Netherlands, a MOOC expert.


Stakeholder Survey

Regional Consultations on Open Educational Resources

Oslo (NO), February 2017 - The Commonwealth of Learning has asked the International Council For Open And Distance Education (ICDE) to support participation in its survey for the Regional Consultations on Open Educational Resources. We at CHECK.point eLearning also encourage you to contribute.


Forecast for 2017-2021

ELearning Trends Report Forecasts Tech-Driven Growth

Toronto (CA), December 2016 - The newly released eLearning Market Trends and Forecast 2017-2021 report by Docebo, a leading learning-management-system provider, addresses the emerging technology, new learning trends, and evolving business needs that will shape the eLearning industry for the next five years.



2016 in Retrospect: The State of HR

London (UK), December 2016 - As we look towards the fast-approaching New Year, SumTotal, a leading provider of unified HCM solutions proven to drive organizational performance, took the opportunity to ask 100 customers in Germany and the UK about the HR challenges they’ve faced this year. The survey results found that 38% of respondents considered a lack of insight into the existing skills within their business to be the biggest challenge when upskilling their workforce. Another big finding was related to the question of data: 60% of those asked stated they needed data to confidently understand the L&D needs across the business. 


Towards Maturity

Evidence-Based Tactics that Will Accelerate Change

London (UK), November 2016 - Towards Maturity’s new Learning Benchmark Report shows a record 93% of L&D professionals want to integrate learning and work – however, only 15% are delivering on this. At a time when businesses need to respond faster than ever before, this is a challenge that people professionals clearly need to address.


HR Systems

New Fosway 9-Grids™ for Talent Management Launched

Gloucestershire (UK), October 2016 - Fosway Group, a European HR analyst, has unveiled its new Fosway 9-Grid™ for cloud human capital management (HCM). The company also announced the 2016 update to its popular Fosway 9-Grid™ for integrated talent management (ITM).


New L&D Study

Most Organizations Need to Improve "Ineffective" Strategies

Toronto (CA), September 2016 - Most businesses question the effectiveness of their learning-and-development (L&D) strategies in actually meeting business goals according to a new study by Brandon Hall Group (BHG) on the current state of L&D. The report, State of Learning and Development 2016: Ready to Evolve, surveyed nearly 500 small, medium, and large organizations in 22 countries and across 35 industries to develop a clear picture on the strengths, weaknesses, challenges, and opportunities for businesses from an L&D perspective.


Personalized Learning Survey

Delray Beach, FL (USA), September 2016 - Personalized learning is a process of providing learning experiences based on employees’ professional and personal needs and interests and being able to access that learning in a venue and time frame that is best for the employee. The goal of this approach is to tailor learning to the employee and, therefore, make it more attractive and impactful. 


Kallidus Study

Nine out of Ten Organisations Plan to Use Virtual Reality for L&D

Cirencester (UK), August 2016 - The UK's largest study into the use of virtual reality (VR) in learning, published by Kallidus, shows VR has captured the imagination of L&D professionals and could prove to be the next big transformational learning technology. The research, entitled "Virtual Reality: The next big transformational learning technology", is available online. The findings reveal that 91% of L&D professionals plan to use VR for learning in their organisation, with over a third planning to roll out VR over the next three years.


Brandon Hall Group

New Report on eLearning Outsourcing

Pune (IN), July 2016 - Brandon Hall Group has released its latest report "The Buyer-Provider Partnership: The Key to High-Quality Custom Content". The publication is supported by Upside Learning, a leading player in the eLearning outsourcing domain. The report aims to help organisations build successful client-vendor relationships in eLearning outsourcing.