News stories from ALISON in 2010
ALISON | 08 Jun 2010
As organisations’ IT training budgets continue to be cut, an ambitious social-enterprise is offering an innovative free solution. The online course-provider ALISON.com has just announced details of an introductory Information Technology course released to the public.
ALISON | 02 Jun 2010
As the Gulf of Mexico oil spill continues to ravage the American coastline, the free online course provider, ALISON.com is drawing attention to the environment with the release of its new Georgraphy course - 'Introduction to Environmental Awareness'.
ALISON | 27 May 2010
As students continue to struggle with the challenges posed by Science in the classroom, the free online learning and certification provider; ALISON.com has just released two new free interactive courses on Chemistry to rekindle student’s waning interest in Science.
ALISON | 25 May 2010
The government’s decision to abolish the education ICT agency Becta by November has been met with mixed view. The scrapping of the quango which promotes the use of technology in schools is part of cuts worth £6.2 billion in what Chancellor George Osbourne has called 'wasteful' public spending. While up to 240 jobs will go and it's services cut, many are asking if Becta will truly be missed.
ALISON | 21 May 2010
As the UK today celebrates the annual Silver Surfers Day to encourage older people online, ALISON.com is taking the fear out of the digital world for the older computer novice with a host of free self-paced online interactive courses.
ALISON | 20 May 2010
As part of the International Adult Learners Week, May 15th - 21st, ALISON is to offer in excess of 70 free online interactive courses and training certifications to help adults learn and up-skill.
ALISON | 12 May 2010
With the recent announcement that bonus points may be given to higher-level Leaving Cert Maths students still fresh, the free online course provide, ALISON has just announced the release of a suite of new Maths courses. The timely release will provide a useful study aid for those preparing for exams.
ALISON | 10 May 2010
As high school science grades continue to fall, ALISON, the free online learning and certification provider has just released two new free interactive courses on Biology to rekindle student’s waning interest in Science.
ALISON | 27 Apr 2010
The free online course provider, ALISON.com is delighted to celebrate World Day for Health & Safety at Work this Wednesday April 28th with a suite of new courses on Health and Safety.
As it celebrates European e-Skills Week, ALISON helps to bring the UK online with its 100,000th free learner registering for its innovative online training service
ALISON | 28 Feb 2010
ALISON welcomes the focus on online skills training brought by the European e-Skills Week programme as it announces it has registered its 100,000th registration in the United Kingdom - all at no expense to the public or the UK government.