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Mind Click to debut new multi-device game engine at World of Learning Exhibition

Written on 27 August 2015 in News
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Mind Click, an award-winning leader in bespoke e-learning and Totara LMS implementation has announced they will showcase their new gamification engine at the World of Learning Exhibition on September 29 and 30.

Jobseekers often face heavy and unconscious bias in the selection process, says CIPD

Written by Mary Isokariari on 26 August 2015 in News
Young people having a maeeting

As thousands of young people enter the market for the first time following the A-Level and GSCE results, jobseekers may face rejection because of unconscious bias in the selection process, according to research by CIPD.

Entrepreneurs back talent with launch of unique apprenticeships

Written on 25 August 2015 in News

A pioneering apprenticeship scheme designed to give ambitious young people opportunities to build careers at dynamic small businesses has been launched across England.

Millions lost each year by British businesses due to poor training

Written by Mary Isokariari on 25 August 2015 in News

Research by Scottish start-up Create eLearning shows that as much as £56 billion is being lost in the UK annually to replace staff who leave their jobs due to poor training. 

NHS Trust prioritises patient care with new elearning course

Written on 24 August 2015 in News
Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust

An NHS Trust that provides community, mental health, learning disability and social care services in England is transforming its workplace training with 13 new elearning modules aimed at helping to improve safety and free up more time for staff to spend with patients. 

Most UK graduates are in low-skilled jobs, says CIPD

Written by Mary Isokariari on 21 August 2015 in News
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The majority of UK university graduates are working in jobs that do not require a degree, with over-qualification at "saturation point", according to a report commissioned by the professional body for human resources managers.

 

Government urged to set aside thousands of apprenticeships for care system leavers

Written by Mary Isokariari on 19 August 2015 in News
Government urged to reserve apprenticeships

A children's charity is calling on the government to make 20,000 available places in England to help the thousands of young people who are being looked after by the state

 

 

 

 

 

Autism charity campaigns for a fairer workplace

Written by Mary Isokariari on 18 August 2015 in News
Autism charity campaigns for a fairer workplace

A national charity that aims to “make the ordinary possible” for children and young people affected with the autism, partnered up with HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) and the Department for Work and Pensions, to offer work experience.  

 

Britain trains 'too many hairdressers and not enough bricklayers'

Written on 17 August 2015 in News
Bricklayers - construction

A construction skill shortage is undermining the Government's pledge to build 275,000 affordable homes by 2020, a local authority body has warned today.

 

Saracens rugby players join businessmen on unique leadership development programme

Written by Mary Isokariari on 17 August 2015 in News
Saracens’ rugby team

A leading investment management firm has partnered with a Premiership rugby club to launch a new training programme designed to accelerate the development of leadership capabilities in sportsmen and businessmen. 

A-Level results: UK firms cheer growth in STEM subjects but warn of skills shortages

Written by Mary Isokariari on 14 August 2015 in News
A Level results day

A professional institute has welcomed record numbers of students securing university places, but points out this is not the only route to a successful career.

Are you qualified for your job?

Written on 14 August 2015 in News

New data commissioned by Expert Market reveals many of us think our colleagues are not right for the job.

London mayoral candidate Tessa Jowell pledges new ‘gold standard’ apprenticeships

Written by Mary Isokariari on 13 August 2015 in News
Tessa Jowell

A new ‘gold standard' apprenticeship’ to train thousands of young Londoners to build homes for the city has been proposed by Dame Tessa Jowell.

Supporting leaders – some lessons from ancient Rome

Written by Robin Kermode on 13 August 2015 in Feature
A woman giving a presentation

Robin Kermode discusses why leaders need to instil confidence in their workforce to get the best of out them.

UK unemployment rises for the second month in a row

Written by Mary Isokariari on 12 August 2015 in News
Unemployment rate rises

UK unemployment has unexpectedly risen again, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

Towards Maturity data reveals a growing skills crisis in L&D

Written on 12 August 2015 in News
Newpaper job advertisement

Early findings from the 2015 Towards Maturity Benchmark Study show that lack of skills is holding back L&D teams.

Sixth form colleges ditch science and maths courses over budget cuts

Written by Mary Isokariari on 11 August 2015 in News
Girls education

Sixth form colleges in England are under "serious threats" as a result of Governments funding cuts, according to a new report.

Learning professionals to gather in Rome for eXact conference

Written on 11 August 2015 in News

Representatives of the many organisations around the world who use the digital learning content management business solutions offered by eXact learning solutions, will meet in Rome in early September for a User Group conference.

Microsoft to host free preview of Windows Server 2016

Written on 11 August 2015 in News
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Firebrand Training and Microsoft are teaming up to host a free, first look at Windows Server 2016.

A well bee-hived workplace: Learning socially from nature

Written by Mary Isokariari on 10 August 2015 in News
Two people taking on a training course

Taking a cue from nature on Social Learning and how to make the most of it in business is the topic of a new webinar, hosted by award-winning elearning provider, Sponge UK.

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