Themen

OEB 2019

Resolving Skills Gaps Issues and Preparing Students for Industry

Berlin (GER), October 2019 - OEB 2019, Berlin, 27-29 November, will show learning and edtech professionals how technology can overcome skills gaps and better prepare students for the workplace. The Conference will explore the impact of AI and a new view on designing educational programmes that deliver on learners’ and employers’ needs.

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Online Module

Student Bystander Training for UK Higher Education

Coventry (UK), April 2019 - Coventry University has partnered with Marshall E-Learning, a specialist consultancy for diversity and equality learning, to provide a new online module on Student Bystander Training for higher education institutions across the UK.

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RoATP

Watson Martin Launches HR Apprenticeships Business

London (UK), January 2019 - Leading training and qualifications provider Watson Martin has announced the official launch of its new HR Apprenticeships business, designed specifically to support levy paying organisations develop their most valuable asset: the workforce. As a Register of Apprenticeship Training Providers (RoATP) main provider, as well as a Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD)-approved centre, Watson Martin is uniquely placed to work with large companies to deliver a complete end-to-end HR apprenticeship package. In addition, Watson Martin can work in partnership with other RoATP training providers to deliver the CIPD qualifications associated with an HR apprenticeship scheme.

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Content Curation

World's First User-Designed eLearning Toolkit

San Rafael, CA (USA), October 2018 - Knowbly, the maker of award-winning cloud-based authoring tools for universities, schools, businesses, professionals, and consumers, has announced the launch of the world's first eLearning toolkit designed for eLearning creators by eLearning creators.

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IDC Market Spotlight

Digital Transformation in UK Higher Education

London (UK), July 2018 - The very nature of higher education is changing, with students and employers expecting institutions to provide an experience that equips students with the right skills to succeed in today's job market. IDC sees digital technologies as a catalyst for change in higher education, impacting all areas, from teaching through to the underlying business processes.

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Key Industry Insights

AI in Education Market Worth over $6bn by 2024

London (UK), June 2018 - Artificial intelligence (AI) in education market size is set to surpass US$6 billion by 2024, according to a new research report by Global Market Insights, Inc. AI in the education market is driven by the integration of the intelligent tutoring system (ITS) in the learning process. ITS is one of the advanced applications of AI aimed at providing immediate and personalized feedback and instructions to learners without the intervention of a human tutor. The numerous benefits offered by the system are a major factor augmenting its demand.

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eLearning Africa

EdTech, Inspiration, and African Unity

Berlin (GER), June 2018 - One of Africa's most inspirational and successful women will top the bill at this year's eLearning Africa conference in Kigali, Rwanda. A medical doctor, an academic, and a businesswoman, Dr Mamphela Ramphele is also the former leader of South Africa's Agang SA political party and a founder, with her former partner Steve Biko, of the Black Consciousness movement. She heads an exciting list of keynote speakers in a fascinating programme of discussions, workshops, and debates under the overall theme of "Uniting Africa".

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Higher Education

Media & Learning Conference

Leuven (NL), May 2018 - With just under one month to go, the organizers of Media & Learning Conference, 14-15 June 2018 in Leuven, the Netherlands, are putting the final touches on the agenda and looking forward to welcoming the many people from 21 countries who have already registered for the video in higher education conference.

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Higher Education

UK Universities Respond to the GDPR Challenge

GDPR for higher educationLondon (UK), May 2018 - GDPR is the biggest change in data protection legislation for twenty years, coming into effect on 25 May 2018. Despite this, analyst firm Gartner showed that around half of those affected by the legislation - whether in the EU or outside - will not be in full compliance when the regulations take effect. Schools, colleges, and universities across the UK have responded to the GDPR challenge by designing their own sector-specific GDPR for Higher Education training course.

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Strategies

The More Diverse Potential Student Market

Dr Kay LipsonMelbourne (AU), November 2017 – Dr Kay Lipson is currently the Executive Director at Growth Initiatives for Online Education Services (OES).  Founded in 2010, OES is a public-private partnership with SEEK, who have matched over 150,000 students with their ideal course, and Swinburne University of Technology, a pioneer in online education with over 20 years’ experience. In Session IMP 33, 07 December from 16.15 to 17.30, she will debate the question of "Higher Education Strategy: Putting Learners First?"

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