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Online assessments add value for oil and gas industry stakeholders

Within the oil and gas drilling industry – a key part of a sector that produced revenues of some $3.3 trillion in 2019 and comprises some 3.8% of the global economy - the use of online assessment (eAssessment) is demonstrably improving the assessment process, as well as streamlining the operations of organisations and, thus, providing [...]

eCom Scotland takes the lead in creating a carbon neutral business world

The digital learning and assessment specialist, eCom Scotland, has become an active, enthusiastic supporter of Pawprint, the employee engagement app which aims to improve the environment by engaging and encouraging workers to be more ‘eco-thoughtful’.   “We’re convinced that the Pawprint app’s combination of behavioural science with a fun, engaging approach encourages carbon-reducing habits that [...]

Accessible eLearning helps people with sight loss find work

The digital learning and assessment specialist, eCom Scotland, has helped the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) to significantly improve the career prospects of the 11,000 people with sight loss in the UK who are currently actively seeking work.   It has done this by working with the RNIB to produce three self-directed, online-delivered [...]

Digital learning solution helps progress British Council programme

Using eLearning materials developed by the digital learning and assessment specialist, eCom Scotland, the British Council is providing appealing, engaging and contextually appropriate learning experiences helping 13-to-19-year-old girls improve their digital skills and English language proficiency.   These girls - all of whom are either currently out-of-school or living in socio-economically marginalised communities - are [...]

Bahamas’ Institute benefits from eCom Scotland eAssessment Platform

With over half its multi-million dollar revenue regularly coming from clients outside the UK, the digital learning and assessment specialist, eCom Scotland is used to working with organisations in far-flung, often exotic and, sometimes, remote parts of the world. Among these is the far-from remote but no-less-exotic Bahamas, where one of its professional institutes is [...]

eCom Scotland speaks out on climate issues ahead of COP26

Wendy Edie, Managing Director of the digital learning and assessment specialist, eCom Scotland, believes that producing an agile workforce committed to quality-assessed lifelong learning is the best way for businesses to thrive as climate change forces the adoption of net zero-aligned technologies and business practices.   Speaking ahead of COP26 - the conference on global [...]

New Eco-friendly Electric Vehicles Join Waste King’s Expanding Fleet

Waste King, the environmentally friendly waste collection and recycling services specialist, has started regenerating its vehicle fleet by investing in its first electrically powered trucks. In addition, it has added two ‘junk removal’ vehicles to its fleet, which is growing following continued increasing demand for its services.   Glenn Currie, Waste King’s Managing Director, explained, [...]

eCom Scotland’s Answer to Professional Institutes’ Mission-Critical Issues

According to the digital learning and assessment specialist, eCom Scotland, using technology to provide accessible assessments, available ‘24/7’, goes a long way towards helping professional institutes meet their mission-critical issues.   In a blog post, eCom explains that those involved in the professional institutes’ sector face such mission-critical issues as how do we: Ensure people [...]

Online Assessment Tool Highlighted at GeoConvention 2021

Following several major incidents, the energy industry is keen to use only those operations practitioners who, when responsible for delivering work used in safety-critical aspects of planning and executing wells, can demonstrate their competency. The legal – and environmental - consequences of failing to prove this are serious; yet demonstrating competency can be challenging for [...]

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Housing Technology On Demand

Housing Technology, a UK-based technology information service for the housing sector, has launched Housing Technology On Demand, a streaming platform for the sector. For over a decade, Housing Technology has been delivering information and knowledge through various channels, including their annual conference, magazine, reports and events. This new venture provides housing professionals in the sector [...]