1Atos makes workstation compliance simple to implement by seamless integration from learning, tests, workplace assessment, through to monitoring and solving issues raised by individuals.
These are the findings of City and Guilds following the implementation of Learning Assistant to support work-based assessment of some of their key programmes.
Mergers and organisational re-alingnments means people find themselves working in new teams and structures. They need a common sense of purpose and a sense of belonging to something new. Learning and Development is the key enabler of this unification process.
The National School of Government faced the challenge of delivering learning on data security right across Government, all departments and many individuals. The audience were very diverse, the programme had to be suitable for all civil servants, of all grades – most senior to most junior, specialists, military, administrative and support staff.
Why do so many e-learning projects fail? and what can we learn from failure?
The leadership and involvement of top management in e-learning matters; in 2007 the Towards Maturity study (page 37) showed that organisations where Directors were directly involved in e-learning estimated a 43% improvement in business impact over those where Directors were not involved.
Lifelong Learning UK is the Sector Skills Council responsible for building the skills of the Learning and Development Sector, both for funded learning providers and commercial learning providers. The Third Annual Conference on 8th December 2009 was an exciting and challenging day.
Classroom trainers are experienced in responding to the needs of individual learners, in being flexible, in changing content. Their skill includes having a store of responses, different exercises, different topics which enables a flexibility of content.
An effective multi-channel approach is used to reach doctors with training on two key hospital infections. Over 1,000 doctors used the training within the first 22 days of the pilot; subsequently over four and a half thousand completed the learning.
The third article on our sequence on web conferencing – virtual classrooms takes us into the classroom. Clive Shepherd speaks with the voice of experience with many practical hours of virtual delivery behind him.
The Coventry: efficient and increasing volume of learning
Achieving quality with proven quality management is always essential but never more so than when times are tough. This has led to a surge in business for a global provider of ISO 9000 consultancy and training. Increased volume of business meant more staff were needed world-wide, quickly. The only way to deliver a consistent quality is to use internal experts to deliver on-line lessons.
Are Virtual Worlds a serious contender as a corporate learning tool?
The third article in our series in online facilitated learning stresses the importance of thorough training analysis and design.
Research by EU skills in their sector demonstrates that soft skills training improves productivity and performance and provides an investment return within 12 months.
Walsall college halved the time taken to gain Level 2 and Level 3 qualifications using Learning Technologies to take the college into the worlplace. The pilot has now completed with some excellent results as the employer story shows.
Web conferencing is the growth area of learning technologies.
Towards Maturity research shows that web conferencing tools are growing rapidly in popularity with employers and learning providers. The Driving Business Benefits report highlighted that web conferencing has increased and is in use by 62% of businesses that we surveyed.
This conference was organised on 7th May 2009 to support the Apply Serious Games 2009 Awards.
The Training Quality Standard: what is it? TQS helps training providers deliver learning solutions that make an impact on an employer’s business. It is an accredited Quality Mark but the real benefit is that it drives a dialogue between a provider and an employer. This was clear from a CFE event for training providers delivered in London on 28th April 2009.
Dental professionals must remain up to date with the latest developments in dentistry; in this as in many other professions the pace and change of innovation is high. How do busy professionals find the time to invest in learning and save an estimated 1/4 million pounds across the profession. The answer is a webinar programme run by the Dental Channel.
The third most popular technology for implementing e-learning is Surveys and Questionnaires; perhaps more true to say third equal! 82% of respondent to the 2008 Towards Maturity selected this as a tool they used, exceeded only by the 86% of respondents who selected electronic content and the 86% who selected web resources. The use of questions and surveys in e-learning is one that gets relatively little press.
Have you experienced a second life? Increasingly people have, and for learning purposes. Mystified by what it means. Thanks to Saffron Interactive you can read a short paper by Clive Shepherd which demystifies virtual worlds and their role in learning.
Does e-learning deliver improved compliance standards?
Clydesdale and Yorkshire Banks invested in a strong brand of e-learning focusing a suite of compliance training courses, all tailor made.
An example of starting in e-learning with generic content and compliance. An excellent way on to the stage of e-learning. RSC worked with a supplier to introduce a customised learning product that achieved their business goals, ensured the right attitude to Health and Safety and made sure employees were comfortable with computors.
The Royal Naval School of Marine Engineering introduced Buzzing Hub; e-learning for Modern Apprentices in Engineering.
With job cuts perhaps on the way and a drive to cut costs here are eight ways trainers can preserve the one and deliver the other.
This project uses a story to enliven a legal subject.
A partnership between an employer (A local authority), a professional Institute (the Institute of Revenues, Rating and Valuation (IRRV) and a supplier (Nelson Croom) leads to the creation of a nationally available, always up to date, functional, accurate, flexible, effective and easy to use online training programme; well liked by users.
This case study explores how an innovative package simulates a farm visit to help inspectors gain confidence and expertise more rapidly than before.in a deeply complex and technical environment.
The Centre for Excellence in Leadership has a task to transform the provision of learning through the Further Education and Skills sector. One of their strategic projects is to help leaders in FE manage and lead the new technology agenda in learning.
With a myriad of resources out there on the web, how do we make sense of them all?
London Gifted and Talented were e-learning award winners for project team of the year in the public sector. They developed effective learning networks to support some of the busiest and difficult to reach learners in the workplace – teachers!
The January edition of Training Journal includes a short article revealing the main findings of the ongoing e-skillsUK study on Maturity in e-learning. The article gives a short summary of the method and approach to the original study as well as supporting evidence outlined in the case studies and podcasts on this website; demonstrating that both theory and practice lead to the same conclusions.
Through Tyro training, its commercial division, Craven College has been testing the use of business simulation software alongside classroom teaching.
This is an award winning e-learning solution delivering significant benefit to learners and employers alike.
Virgin Atlantic Airways chose a low risk entry point for e-learning but aimed for the highest quality. All recruits worldwide attend an orientation course at the airline’s Headquarters at Crawley. This is the same for all recruits whatever their job role.
Every Exhibition attendee who entered the e-skillsUK stand area at Learning Technologies 2008 was asked three questions:
CareUK deliver care to people who need it in their own homes. They deliver home-based e-learning to their employees who need it. This is an outstanding example of Return on Investment.