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Peace breaks out at Summit

Delegates to the European e-learning Summit - held in Sheffield from 17th to 19th November and which coincided with the launch of Learning Light’s third report on the state of the e-learning market in the UK and the rest of Europe - have been commenting on both the Summit and the report.   Matthew Lloyd, [...]

By | November 25th, 2010|Categories: Learning Technologies|Tags: , |0 Comments

Thank you, Ma’am

Aren’t Royal Families great? Well, not all of them all of the time, of course - like every family and everyone. But we do quite like it when they do something that gives the rest of us a chance for some well earned time off work – like a Royal Wedding.   So roll on [...]

By | November 25th, 2010|Categories: Business, Lifestyle|Tags: , |0 Comments

Towards Maturity reflection

According to Laura Overton, managing director of Towards Maturity (TM), some 20 per cent of the respondents to TM’s latest benchmarking survey said that their e-learning initiatives had been negatively affected in the last year with reduced resourcing or stalled plans as a result of the economic climate. Writing in the November edition of E-learning [...]

By | November 17th, 2010|Categories: Learning Technologies|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

With thanks to E-Learning Age

Every so often, you read a story and think, ‘I wish I’d written that’. The latest manifestation of that thought occurred to me recently on reading the ‘Chalkface’ diary in the November edition E-Learning Age magazine. The story reads: ‘Last month we reported how pleased Video Arts was that it had managed to sell its [...]

By | November 16th, 2010|Categories: Business, Learning Technologies|Tags: , |0 Comments

The European e-learning Summit

Europe’s top e-learning strategists, content and systems developers will gather in Sheffield on 17th and 18th November for the first European e-learning Summit to be held in the UK. Delegates are coming to the Summit from as far afield as Italy, Greece and Eastern Europe, including the Czech Republic. One delegate/observer is coming from Australia. [...]

By | November 16th, 2010|Categories: Learning Technologies|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Intrepid introspection

Journalists throughout Europe who specialise in writing about education and learning technologies are being invited to a special discussion at Online Educa Berlin on 1st December from 2.30pm. The discussion’s organisers promise to revisit 15 years of achievements and challenges in e-learning and discuss the most recent trends and perspectives with international experts in the [...]

By | November 16th, 2010|Categories: Learning Technologies|Tags: , |0 Comments

Top speakers at top conference

The organisers of the Learning Technologies conference, being held in London’s Olympia on 26th and 27th January next year, have now announced the topics and speakers for the event.   Although there are a number of ‘new’ names appearing on the speakers list, there is still a preponderance of the well known and established (some [...]

By | November 15th, 2010|Categories: Learning Technologies|Tags: , |0 Comments

Australian e-learning employer benchmark survey

The 2010 Employer E-learning Benchmarking Survey, produced by the Australian Flexible Learning Framework, an organisation which supports e-learning opportunities on behalf of the Australian Government’s Department of Education, Employment and Workplace relations, has reported that employers’ attitudes to e-learning are broadly consistent with the survey’s findings in previous years. The most significant findings are that [...]

By | November 9th, 2010|Categories: Learning Technologies|Tags: , , |0 Comments

ELN election fever

Elections have been in the news recently. There has been the recent General Election in Burma, which has prompted some misgivings among the international community, including Britain’s foreign secretary, William Hague. Closer to home, the former immigration minister and Labour MP, Phil Woolas, has lost his seat in Parliament for making false statements against his [...]

By | November 8th, 2010|Categories: Learning Technologies|Tags: |0 Comments

Getting the ‘e’

In the wake of the mass learning experience that was Learning 2010, the event’s organiser and well known e-learning guru, Elliott Masie has posted his observations about the event.   Among these observations was: ‘I realized that none of our main stage speakers and few of the breakout speakers used the word "e-learning". The discussions [...]

By | November 3rd, 2010|Categories: Learning Technologies|Tags: , |0 Comments