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    • Learning Pool Agrees to a Strategic Investment From Marlin Equity Partners

      Learning Pool |

      Learning Pool, a strategic leader in the U.K. & U.S. learning technology markets, has today agreed to a new investment from Marlin Equity Partners (“Marlin”), a global investment firm with over $7.6 billion of capital under management, to support the company’s continued growth. Under the terms of the agreement, Marlin will also acquire the shareholding of Carlyle Cardinal Ireland.

    • Mentoring takes centre stage in Marshall’s new eLearning course with Bob Garvey

      Marshall E-Learning | London, United Kingdom |

      Marshall E-Learning are delighted to announce that we have developed a ‘one-stop’ mentoring portal designed to give mentors and mentees a solid foundation for embarking on a mentoring programme. Developed in partnership with Professor Bob Garvey, one of Europe’s leading academic practitioners of coaching and mentoring, this new course will guide you through a range of expert content on various mentoring topics.

    • eCom Scotland’s investments in digital skills professionals pay off

      eCom Scotland | Dunfermline, Scotland |

      In the light of growing demand for its products and services – taking its current turnover beyond pre-pandemic levels - the digital learning and assessment specialist, eCom Scotland is continuing growing its investment in skilled digital skills professionals.

    • Virtual College releases report on how to create training for the learner

      Virtual College | Ilkley |

      A lot has changed in the world of learning and development in the last year, namely the big move to digital learning, which many businesses had to undertake to ensure that their training could be carried out in remote settings. But another significant change is how learners want to learn. They have been introduced to a new way of working, and have been given more freedom and flexibility with their time, both which seem to have had a significant effect on how they want to learn.

    • Commitment to eLearning increases as further councils sign up with Marshall E-Learning

      Marshall E-Learning | London, United Kingdom |

      As the world starts to return to some sense of normal and offices slowly start to fill up as Covid restrictions are lifted, local councils have been taking a closer look at their eLearning needs to see how they can best support their workforce returning back from furlough and back into offices.

    • eCom Scotland develops eLearning materials on complying with the UN Child Rights Convention

      eCom Scotland | Dunfermline, Scotland |

      Following the news, in March, that Scotland is to become the first devolved nation in the world to directly incorporate the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) into domestic law, a webinar has explored the legal and service delivery implications for the implementation of this Convention into Scottish law.

    • Why businesses turned to digital learning to get them through pandemic year

      Virtual College | Ilkley |

      Now they are a year on from the start of the pandemic and starting to come through the other side, Virtual College, a leading digital training provider based in Yorkshire, looks back and reflects on what they have learnt from this year, what trends they have seen and what other businesses can learn from these insights.

    • 52% of businesses facing severe pressure due to skills gap

      5App | London, UK |

      Organisations focus on internal development over recruitment as skills gaps create pressure. New research from global learning and development (L&D) experts, Hemsley Fraser, and learning and communications platform vendor, 5App, reveals that tackling skills gaps will be the next major challenge for L&D and HR practitioners.