Lifelong learning

LMS Remains Central in Learntech Landscape According to New Executive Briefing from Leading Learning

Saturday, November 21, 2020 - 3:00pm

CARRBORO, N.C., Nov. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- How can learning technology buyers cut through the confusion in the current market?

Key Points: 
  • CARRBORO, N.C., Nov. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- How can learning technology buyers cut through the confusion in the current market?
  • A new executive briefing from Leading Learning, a resource site for organizations in the business of adult lifelong learning, provides insights into the role of major learning platforms in the evolving learntech landscape and supports effective decision-making.
  • Titled Conquering the Confusion: The Role of the LMS in the Evolving Learntech Landscape, the briefing highlights key changes in the overall lifelong learning landscape including advances in neuroscience and the science of learning, shifts in human life and work, the rapid evolution of available learning technologies, and the massive surge in content production that technology has enabled.
  • It then focuses in on what the authors Celisa Steele and Jeff Cobb describe as the "core four" learning platforms: the learning management system (LMS), the learning experience platform (LXP), the learning content management system (LRS), and the learning content management system (LCMS).

Cecoforma: European Vocational Skills Week: jobs for the future through VET

Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 9:00am

The right to lifelong learning is enshrined in the European Pillar of Social Rights.

Key Points: 
  • The right to lifelong learning is enshrined in the European Pillar of Social Rights.
  • It allows adults to learn new skills and develop their careers throughout their lives, and it is at the core of Europe's recovery efforts.
  • The European Skills Agenda from July 2020 proposes key actions to support upskilling the improvement of existing skills and reskilling, or training in new skills, thus empowering lifelong learning.
  • The European Vocational Skills Week 2020 , from 9 to 13 November is all about these challenges and how we can turn them into opportunities.

Cecoforma: European Vocational Skills Week: jobs for the future through VET

Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 9:00am

The right to lifelong learning is enshrined in the European Pillar of Social Rights.

Key Points: 
  • The right to lifelong learning is enshrined in the European Pillar of Social Rights.
  • It allows adults to learn new skills and develop their careers throughout their lives, and it is at the core of Europe's recovery efforts.
  • The European Skills Agenda from July 2020 proposes key actions to support upskilling the improvement of existing skills and reskilling, or training in new skills, thus empowering lifelong learning.
  • The European Vocational Skills Week 2020 , from 9 to 13 November is all about these challenges and how we can turn them into opportunities.

Aprende Institute Brings Next Generation Online Education Platform to U.S. Latinos

Friday, November 13, 2020 - 2:00pm

From helping launch a new business to fostering their personal development, Aprende Institutes students acquire the skills needed to succeed and continue their lifelong learning journey.

Key Points: 
  • From helping launch a new business to fostering their personal development, Aprende Institutes students acquire the skills needed to succeed and continue their lifelong learning journey.
  • Over 90% of Aprende Institutes graduates report having experienced an improvement in their lives and 56% have generated additional income.
  • Aprende Institute will be awarding Maestro Cares Foundation with scholarships in technical courses providing immediate educational access and lifelong career opportunities.
  • Aprende Institute is the leading Spanish-language online education platform for vocational training.

GetSetUp Partners with Michigan Department of Health and Human Services to Make Its Interactive Learning Platform Accessible to 2.5 Million Older Adults

Tuesday, October 20, 2020 - 6:09pm

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --GetSetUp, a new interactive video platform where older adults better their lives through the pursuit of learning, has partnered with The Aging & Adult Services Agency at the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) to make its interactive learning platform available to the state's 2.5 million older adults.

Key Points: 
  • SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --GetSetUp, a new interactive video platform where older adults better their lives through the pursuit of learning, has partnered with The Aging & Adult Services Agency at the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) to make its interactive learning platform available to the state's 2.5 million older adults.
  • GetSetUp believes that life-long learning is an essential benefit for older adults, just like physical fitness.
  • "Older adults are at greater risk for complications related to coronavirus and have had to follow public health guidelines closely, including social distancing.
  • It is a live, interactive learning platform for older adults that provides economic and learning opportunities.

Research Study Launched to Identify Effective Learning Strategies

Tuesday, October 13, 2020 - 9:00pm

Learning strategies focus on compliance and demands from business leaders but only one-third of companies think their learning strategy is effective or very effective at helping the organization achieve its business goals.

Key Points: 
  • Learning strategies focus on compliance and demands from business leaders but only one-third of companies think their learning strategy is effective or very effective at helping the organization achieve its business goals.
  • Brandon Hall Groups 2020 Learning Strategy Study consists of a survey sent to its global database, along with scores of qualitative interviews with research participants, HCM Excellence Award winners and its members.
  • This research study will enable organizations to benchmark their learning strategies on:
    The maturity of their learning strategy.
  • Brandon Hall Group is the worlds only professional-development company that provides data, research, insights and certification to Learning and Talent professionals and organizations.

Dassault Systèmes Unveils 3DEXPERIENCE Edu, Driving a New Era of Experience-Based Learning for the Workforce of the Future

Tuesday, September 29, 2020 - 8:00am

With 3DEXPERIENCE Edu, Dassault Systmes will drive its key role in building the workforce of the future by opening up new possibilities on the 3DEXPERIENCE platform for lifelong learning and for connecting academic institutions with industry to foster employability.

Key Points: 
  • With 3DEXPERIENCE Edu, Dassault Systmes will drive its key role in building the workforce of the future by opening up new possibilities on the 3DEXPERIENCE platform for lifelong learning and for connecting academic institutions with industry to foster employability.
  • 3DEXPERIENCE Edu offers a new world that empowers the workforce of the future with knowledge and know-how.
  • By creating virtual experience twins of the real world with our 3DEXPERIENCE platform and applications, our customers push the boundaries of innovation, learning and production.
  • Dassault Systmes brings value to more than 270,000 customers of all sizes, in all industries, in more than 140 countries.

Learning Technologies Group to expand Moodle offering with acquisition of eCreators

Thursday, September 24, 2020 - 12:30pm

Following March 2020's acquisition of Open LMS , LTG announced its ambition to drive innovation around the Moodle platform.

Key Points: 
  • Following March 2020's acquisition of Open LMS , LTG announced its ambition to drive innovation around the Moodle platform.
  • The addition of eCreators enhances the Group's Moodle strategy to support organisations across all geographies and with a variety of requirements.
  • Integrating eCreators and Open LMS presents an opportunity to share features and functionality across the expanded offering, including eCreators' corporate learning-focussed Learnbook platform .
  • Learning Technologies Group is a leader in the high-growth workplace learning and talent industry.

Remote Return to School Sees 90% Boost in Education Apps

Wednesday, September 23, 2020 - 2:01pm

In addition to education apps targeted at younger students heading 'back to school', the analysis found that apps were equally important for older users to facilitate classroom communication as well as lifelong learning.

Key Points: 
  • In addition to education apps targeted at younger students heading 'back to school', the analysis found that apps were equally important for older users to facilitate classroom communication as well as lifelong learning.
  • "The new school year resulted in a sharp increase in time spent after a seasonal dip over the summer, indicating that school systems and educators are appealing to Gen-Z with mobile apps.
  • Globally, Gen Z uses mobile 60% more and spends 40% more time in non-gaming apps than older users.
  • As Europe braces for a possible second wave of COVID-19 and the US prepares for the seasonal flu season, we expect to see education app engagement grow amidst a return to remote learning.

Workers Seek Accelerated Professional Education in Response to Pandemic

Tuesday, September 15, 2020 - 3:30pm

Despite the economic devastation caused by the pandemic, these fields are still experiencing a demand for workers.

Key Points: 
  • Despite the economic devastation caused by the pandemic, these fields are still experiencing a demand for workers.
  • Our part-time professional programs will prepare Canadians for success in emerging and in-demand business and technical fields.
  • During the pandemic, these features are highly attractive to mid-career professionals that are looking to quickly reskill and upskill.
  • With a commitment to lifelong learning and access to education, the School offers professional programs and English language preparation.