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Book Review: Informal Learning at Work

  Informal Learning at Work By: Paul Matthews Publisher/ Price: Three Faces Publishing / £14.97 ISBN: 978-1-909552-00-5   Given that the way we now work – and learn at work - has changed, and that the only real differences between organisations are in the people who work for them, rather than in the technologies they [...]

By | January 31st, 2014|Categories: Learning Technologies|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Learning Light E-Learning Centre customers access Virtual College courses

  A raft of online learning courses from Virtual College is now available to customers of The E-Learning Centre website.   Virtual College is one of the UK’s most successful e-learning producers. Over the last 17 years, it has delivered successful e-learning to over 1m online learners.   E-Learning Centre users now have access to [...]

Silver Fox labels pass more flammability and smoke emission tests

  The UK-based labelling solutions manufacturer, Silver Fox, has had its labels independently tested following safety concerns over a competitor’s labels.   The tests - carried out by the Interscience Fire Laboratory (IFL), in Gosport, Hampshire – relate to the International Maritime Organisation (IMO)’s Smoke and Toxicity Test and to tests for minor materials in [...]

By | January 27th, 2014|Categories: Cable labels, Manufacturing|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Learning Light supports PresentationTube by making open content available via the E-Learning Centre

  Learning Light, which provides advice and help to organisations on how to use e-learning and learning technologies to improve their business performance, is making PresentationTube available via the The E-Learning Centre website.   The E-learning Centre is an information resource about e-learning and learning technologies for business education, not-for-profit or the public sector. In [...]

Nursing Agency clients help raise funds for spinal injuries charity

  Clients of the European Nursing Agency (ENA) Care Group have raised over £400 for Aspire, a charity that supports people with spinal injuries.   Through its projects and programmes, Aspire offers practical support to the 40,000 people in the UK who live with a spinal cord injury. The charity aims to help these people [...]

Detailed analysis of learning management systems identifies the world’s top 50 systems

  A thorough analysis of 582 of the world’s leading learning management systems (LMSs) has identified the top performing 50. Published by E-Learning 24/7 - which not only publishes a regularly updated list of the top LMSs but also a list of the top rapid content authoring tools (comprising some 168 vendors) - and the [...]

Personality powers, and triumphs over, networks

  A study into the relative business advantages of personality versus social networks, conducted by PhD student Blaine Landis, from the Cambridge Judge Business School, has revealed that who you are matters more than who you know.   Landis analysed over 70 independent research reports before coming to the conclusion that personality is a stronger [...]

By | January 16th, 2014|Categories: Business, Lifestyle|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Learning Technologies: a key event

  At an officially estimated £565m a year, the UK’s corporate online learning technologies market is this sector’s largest national market in Europe – closely followed by that of France (worth some £550m a year). So the Learning Technologies exhibition (being held at Olympia, in London, 29th /30th January), is a key annual event at [...]

By | January 14th, 2014|Categories: Learning Technologies|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

London Luton Airport senior chaplain commissioned

  In a special service held at the Chapel at London Luton Airport, the Rev Canon Liz Hughes has been officially commissioned as the airport’s senior chaplain. The commissioning was conducted by the Bishop of Bedford, the Rt Rev Richard Atkinson.   The service - which included a tribute from Glyn Jones, Managing Director of [...]

By | January 10th, 2014|Categories: Philosophy and Religion|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

The fifth, annual, top ten e-learning movers and shakers

  Now in its fifth year, here are the new lists of the ‘Top Ten’ most influential people in the corporate e-learning sector, in the World, Europe, the UK and Asia-Pacific.   These lists are compiled from a corporate online learning perspective, on the basis of a person’s perceived current influence on the online learning [...]

By | January 2nd, 2014|Categories: Learning Technologies|Tags: , , , , |4 Comments