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Double Digit Rise in Employment at eCom Scotland in First Quarter of 2021

In a move that goes against the view of ancient folk wisdom, eCom Scotland, the digital learning and assessment specialist, is taking its own professional advice by using its eNetEnterprise system. In particular, eCom is beginning to use the OnBoard part of its eNetEnterprise workforce development system for managing learning, development and competency across all [...]

By | May 5th, 2021|Categories: Business, Learning, Learning Technologies, Women's issues|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Online Assessment Tool Developed for Geoscientists

Comprising some 3.8% of the global economy, with revenues of some $3.3 trillion in 2019, the oil and gas drilling industry affects the life of every person on the planet. Yet, until recently, there was no objective measure of the knowledge, skills and competency levels of the operational geoscientists who play a key role in [...]

By | April 26th, 2021|Categories: Business, Learning, Learning Technologies|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

eCom Scotland’s Solutions to the Assessment Challenges of the 2020s

'Advancing Observational Assessment and Evaluation in the Workforce' was the subject of learning technologies specialist Emma Dickson’s presentation to the international seminar, ‘Assessment Challenges of Our New Decade’, organised by Beyond Multiple Choice (BMC) and held on 21st April. Inaugurated in 2017 to address the question, ‘how can we move beyond multiple choice to better [...]

By | April 22nd, 2021|Categories: Learning, Learning Technologies|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Research Findings Offer Boost for Consultancy Services

When it comes to corporate learning and development, never has the need for external consultancy services been greater, believes the digital learning and assessment specialist, eCom Scotland.   Wendy Edie, eCom’s Managing Director, explained, “The shift to remote working, allied to the economic challenges from the coronavirus pandemic – coupled with, at least in Europe, [...]

eCom Scotland’s Experience-based Tips to Promote eLearning Internally

There is growing evidence that the digital learning and assessment specialist eCom Scotland is solving an issue which is as old as eLearning itself: getting learners to enthuse about – and use – eLearning materials.   Thanks to guidance from eCom, its clients are reporting that their employees’ take-up, and on-going access, of the eLearning [...]

By | March 30th, 2021|Categories: Learning, Learning Technologies|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Pandemic and Brexit Prompt Surge in Online Learning and Assessment

Over the last year – faced with Covid-19 and Brexit among other issues - people have become a lot clearer about what matters to them and, therefore, their priorities in work and life. Lockdown has given people time to re-evaluate their lives and reassess their priorities.   “At least, that’s what our customers – especially [...]

Cloud-based VR Authoring Tool with xAPI Capability Launched

Digital learning and assessment specialists, eCom, have launched a virtual reality (VR) authoring tool specifically designed for use in learning and assessment. Called eNetReality™, the tool has been successfully tested in the fields of education, construction and medicine – and is continuing to be trialled by a pilot group of organisations in the academic, charity and public sectors.   Developed by eCom USA [...]

Increasing Effective Learning in the Public Sector

In the current – Covid-19 pandemic influenced – operating conditions, many traditional approaches to learning and development (L&D), including classroom-delivered courses, have been suspended. Providing alternatives, including curated and self-directed online learning, are taking on a new importance for the sector’s (L&D) professionals.   Recent research from the digital learning and assessment specialists, eCom Scotland, [...]

Strategic Skills Board job for eCom Scotland’s Managing Director

Wendy Edie, Managing Director of the digital learning and assessment specialist, eCom, has joined the Strategic Skills Board of ScotlandIS, the body that builds, supports and enables Scotland’s digital technology ecosystem.   Based in Linlithgow, near Edinburgh, ScotlandIS has a membership of over 1,000 companies which, together, currently make up some 63% of the digital [...]

Waste King removes 180 sacks of waste after roadside litter-pick

Waste King, the environmentally friendly waste collection and recycling services specialist, has collaborated with its near neighbour and competitor company, Camiers Waste Management, to clear up litter from the verges and hedgerows of roads close to both companies’ headquarters, in Long Marston, near Tring, Hertfordshire.   With the lockdown – brought about by restrictions relating [...]

By | March 2nd, 2021|Categories: Business, Environment, Waste Management/ Recyling|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments