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Eleven reasons why e-learning is like cricket

  The fabled similarity between cricket and e-learning was emphasised a few days ago when E-Learning Age, in association with Unicorn Training, organised a one day seminar – on ‘the future of e-learning’ – at The Kia Oval, in Kennington, London. There, overseen by the portraits of many of Surrey’s greatest cricketers, the Texas-born, California-based [...]

Waste King cleans up after the Festival of Cricket

  While cricket interest over recent months has focused on England’s 3 – 0 victory over Australia in this summer’s Ashes series, the UK’s Sri Lankan community has had its own cricketing focus: the Festival of Cricket, organised by the Sri Lankan Schools Old Boys’ Associations (OBAs).   This year’s Festival of Cricket, held at [...]

By | September 2nd, 2013|Categories: Business, Environment, Lifestyle, Sport and Leisure|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

An hour with Jay Cross

The eLearning Network (eLN) is advertising the first in a series of ‘exclusive webinars’ for full eLN members – on 2nd April – as ‘an hour with Jay Cross’, a man whom it describes as ‘one of the best known and most respected figures in the field of learning technologies’.   Comment: The thrust of [...]

By | March 23rd, 2009|Categories: Learning Technologies, Sport and Leisure|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Yorks v Sussex – and the rest of Europe

Traditionally, in the English summer months, the words ‘Yorkshire v Sussex’ would conjure up not just epic, entertaining cricket matches but ones in which two almost opposing cultures battled it out for supremacy. Dour Yorkshire professionalism that asked and gave no quarter would take on the cream and epitome of southern England’s dilettante amateurs – [...]

By | May 27th, 2008|Categories: Learning Technologies, Sport and Leisure|Tags: , |0 Comments

At the drop of Geoffrey Boycott’s hat

What have the cult radio programme, Test Match Special (TMS), and the eLearning Network (eLN) in common? Leaving aside any suggestion that both engage - at the drop of Geoffrey Boycott’s now famous hat – in detailed speculation on obscure and arcane issues, the answer is ‘cake’. TMS has been inundated with cakes since long-time [...]

By | November 27th, 2007|Categories: Learning Technologies, Sport and Leisure|Tags: , , |0 Comments