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Book Review: The Expertise Economy

The Expertise Economy Authors: Kelly Palmer & David Blake Publisher: Nicholas Brealey Publishing ISBN: 978-1-473-67700-5   Subtitled, ‘How the smartest companies use learning to engage, compete, and succeed’, Kelly Palmer’s and David Blake’s book begins with an exploration of how humans really learn.   That’s because the authors make the point that the world of [...]

Organisational and external change are high business priorities over next three years

Market growth, along with cybersecurity, adapting to the digital environment and leadership development have become the key business concerns for the immediate future, according to more than 1000 senior executives in a survey by Financial Times | IE Business School Corporate Learning Alliance (www.ftiecla.com). These findings come from this year’s Pulse Report, a major leadership [...]

By | November 27th, 2018|Categories: Business, Learning|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Consultancy Service for Potential Buyers of Learning Management Systems

The network-based media and publishing company, eLearning Industry, has launched a service offering online advice and guidance for anyone who has been given responsibility for sourcing and buying a learning management system (LMS).   Would-be LMS buyers can visit the eLearning Industry website and supply some details about their organisation, along with what they require [...]

By | November 26th, 2018|Categories: Learning Technologies|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Engage in Learning helps Public Bodies to comply with Equality and Diversity duties

To help all UK public bodies comply with the Public Sector Equality Duty (PSED), the e-learning supplier, Engage in Learning, has released a new course.   The course – ‘Equality and Diversity in the Public Sector’ - offers a common-sense approach to how equality and diversity apply in everyday working life. It emphasises that behaviours [...]

By | November 22nd, 2018|Categories: Learning, Learning Technologies|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Engage in Learning event highlights Unconscious Bias

Everyone exhibits unconscious bias from time to time – and, unchecked in a work context, this leads to a less diverse workforce, with possible adverse effects on organisational performance.   In a bid to help reduce the adverse effects of this phenomenon, the e-learning supplier, Engage in Learning, is organising a webinar to ‘Identify and [...]

Appeal for Learning Management Systems’ Customer and User Experience Data

The network-based media and publishing company, eLearning Industry, is inviting buyers of learning management systems (LMSs) from all over the world to collaborate in on-going, customer-led assessments of these learning platforms.   Christopher Pappas, the owner and founder of eLearning Industry, explained, “It’s important that the customer’s voice is heard in this marketplace – not [...]

By | November 19th, 2018|Categories: Learning Technologies|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Conference Clash Goes CLC’s Way

This year’s annual Conference for members of the Charity Learning Consortium (CLC) took place in Pimlico, south west London, on 15th November. By strange coincidence, the eLearning Network (eLN) held one of its regular events on the same date – but in the City of London.   In previous years, such a ‘clash’ of prestigious [...]

By | November 16th, 2018|Categories: Learning, Learning Technologies|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Ten Internet Tools for Foiling Fake News and Reputations

Fake news – a term much used in recent years – is neither new nor confined to purely ‘mainstream’ news. For a long time, it’s not been unknown for some job applicants to enhance their CVs (resumés) – and, to their cost, employers only discover this once the recruitment and selection process is over. By [...]

Engage in Learning launches Suspicious Packages e-learning course

The recent spate of suspicious packages sent to prominent politicians, businesspeople and celebrities in the USA, along with similar incidents elsewhere including the UK, has prompted the e-learning supplier, Engage in Learning, to release a new e-learning course about dealing with Suspicious Packages.   Kate Carter, Engage in Learning’s Operations and Marketing Manager, explained, “It’s [...]

By | November 13th, 2018|Categories: Learning, Learning Technologies|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Top 20 ‘Try-Before-You-Buy’ Learning Management Systems Named

According to the network-based media and publishing company, eLearning Industry, any worthwhile learning management system (LMS) ought to be available for a free trial before would-be purchasers are asked to buy it.   It has now gone further by publishing a list of nine tips to help would-be LMS buyers get the best from this [...]

By | November 12th, 2018|Categories: Learning Technologies|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments