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Local authorities in North West use e-learning to support staff on COVID-secure working

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Education provider Marshall E-Learning responds to demand in online learning.

Future Ways of Working

2nd November 2020, LONDON, UK - Four local authorities in the North West of England have invested in a series of specially created training courses to support staff working during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Manchester City Council, Oldham, Blackburn, and Burnley Councils have all sought a digital learning solution for their guidance to staff. The e-learning resource, titled Future Ways of Working, produced by Marshall E-Learning comprises tutorials on:

  1. Mental health and wellbeing
  2. Leading and managing in times of uncertainty
  3. Returning to work safely and working in a socially distanced way
  4. Managing remote teams

All are topics which have impacted businesses across the country.

At the start of lockdown, Marshall responded quickly by creating a suite of lockdown tools aimed at team leaders and organisations managing multiple staff off-site.

With the pressure on time, Marshall also made sure that each project was completed and rolled out within one week, enabling the local authorities to train staff quickly and consistently.

One council commented that they’d viewed numerous resources on the market and this one excelled in all areas, covering key items that were needed.

Local authorities have specific requirements on returning to work and e-learning is an effective way of communicating this. Local authorities across the UK can tap into this resource to ensure they are ready and equipped to welcome staff back on-site and continue to provide a safe and supportive environment for staff during local lockdowns and social restrictions.

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