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eCom Scotland helps The HR Booth deliver as a Kickstart Gateway

The HR Booth – a member of the ‘Friends of eCom’ collaboration initiative - has been appointed a Kickstart Gateway, under the UK Government’s initiative to create job placements for 16 to 24 year-olds who are on Universal Credit. As a Kickstart Gateway, The HR Booth will be supporting employers with the Kickstart programme, working [...]

eCom counters Covid-19’s Adverse Effects on Learning and Development

  As Covid-19 continues to have a major effect on the UK’s economic activity – encouraging both remote working and remote learning - eCom Scotland is discovering a growing appetite among customers for ready-made eLearning materials.   As a result, eCom – Scotland’s leading digital learning and assessment specialists – has been partnering with global [...]

By | February 15th, 2021|Categories: Business, Learning, Learning Technologies|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Online Learning Help for the Public Sector from eCom

eCom, Scotland’s leading digital learning and assessment specialists, are launching an initiative to help public sector organisations in the UK provide improved value-for-money for their stakeholders – the UK’s taxpayers and residents.   This move comes in the wake of Deloitte’s ‘State of the State 2020-21’ Report, which reported that 45% of people believe that [...]

By | February 11th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

‘Rocket-boosting’ Skills for Jobs White Paper praised by eCom Scotland

  Linda Steedman, Chairman of the digital learning and assessment specialist, eCom Scotland, has broadly welcomed the publication of the Government’s Skills for Jobs White Paper.   The White Paper, published on 21st January, aims to transform post-16 education and training, boost skills and get more people into work. It enshrines the Prime Minister’s Lifetime [...]

eCom speaks on Digital delivery at British Council online Conference

The digital learning and assessment specialist, eCom Scotland, will be speaking on ‘digital delivery’ at the British Council’s International Education Virtual Festival. The Festival which, this year, takes the form of an online conference from 18th to 21st January, attracts an audience from the fields of international marketing, academics, recruitment, support and strategy staff from [...]

eCom adds consultancy services to expand its client offering

As part of its strategic move to supply over-arching learning and development (L&D) solutions to its clients around the world, the digital learning and assessment specialist, eCom, is developing its consultancy offering.   Wendy Edie, eCom’s Managing Director, explained, “eCom originally focused on developing and providing innovative learning products and services.   “Now we’ve reached [...]

By | January 11th, 2021|Categories: Business, Learning, Learning Technologies|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Top Tips for Instructional Designers

Would-be successful instructional designers would do well to study Scott Winstead's article on the subject. In this article, 13 'experts' (in Scott's view) each give their views on successful instructional design and - importantly - their three top tips for instructional design success. Scott, the founder of MyElearningWorld has 15 years’ experience in the world of e-learning. He styles [...]

By | October 29th, 2020|Categories: Learning, Learning Technologies|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Homelessness Charity becomes Engage in Learning’s 1,000th Customer

The homelessness charity, Sanctuary Trust, has become eLearning supplier Engage in Learning’s 1,000th customer.   Sanctuary Trust’s Administrator, Colin Atkinson, explained, “Over the last few years, we’ve migrated to a situation where some 75% of all our learning activities for both the charity’s key staff and volunteers are delivered electronically. Moreover, these people are responsible [...]

By | January 6th, 2020|Categories: Learning Technologies, Lifestyle|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Engage in Learning produces e-learning course on Equality and Diversity in US English

The e-learning supplier, Engage in Learning has produced a version of its course on Equality and Diversity in the workplace that is intended for all USA-based organizations.   “It's generally accepted that promoting a fair and diverse workforce helps organizations reduce business risk and supports a positive working environment,” commented Engage in Learning (EIL)’s Managing [...]

Whistleblowing E-learning Course Launched by Engage in Learning

Periodically, whistleblowing - disclosing wrongdoing, usually within a large organisation – hits the headlines. Its consequences for all concerned can be serious and far-reaching.   So, to help all those who are contemplating whistleblowing - or who are affected by whistleblowing - to understand their responsibilities and the protection they can expect from the law, [...]