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    • Universities seek WCAG-compliant accessible e-learning

      Marshall E-Learning | London |

      UK universities call on e-learning providers to make their courses accessible to the WCAG standard by the end of the year. Senior representatives from 12 UK universities recently attended the ‘Marshall E-Learning User Forum’ in London to discuss the new Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) for web accessibility and approaches to digital accessibility in e-learning.

    • “What comes after unconscious bias training?” – New e-learning intervention

      Marshall E-Learning | London |

      Marshall E-Learning and Dan Robertson from Vercida Consulting are delighted to announce the creation of a new training programme "Becoming an Inclusive Organisation", which was launched at the Diversity Leaders exhibition last week in London. This next step after unconscious bias training is vital to creating inclusion throughout the organisation.

    • Marshall and Shaw Mind Foundation: mental health collaboration between Universities and Schools

      Marshall E-Learning |

      Marshall ACM and Shaw Mind Foundation today announced the availability of a resource to raise awareness among education workers of mental health issues; training staff to recognise the symptoms, understand the challenges and gain awareness of the appropriate responses to these, using their 3Ps approach: Proactive – Pre-emptive – Preventive.

    • UK Universities Respond to the GDPR Challenge

      Marshall E-Learning |

      GDPR is the biggest change in Data Protection legislation for 20 years, coming into effect on 25 May 2018. Despite this, analyst firm Gartner showed that around half of those affected by the legislation - whether in the EU or outside - will not be in full compliance when the regulations take effect. Schools, colleges and universities across the UK have responded to the GDPR challenge by designing their own sector-specific GDPR for Higher Education training course.

    • Inspiring Women to Achieve – Helping women prepare and be ready for leadership positions

      Marshall E-Learning | Zurich |

      Marshall E-Learning will be attending the 11th Global Inclusion Seminar, otherwise known as INCLUSION 18. Taking place in Zurich, the event features 30 more than International Speakers and over 200 Senior-level International delegates together to discuss the latest thinking around modern equality, diversity and inclusion issues. For the conference, we have prepared a new product, “Inspiring Women to Achieve”, written by former Head of Diversity at Transport for London, Teresa Norman.

    • Inclusive Managers’ Toolkit launched by Marshall E-Learning

      Marshall E-Learning | London, UK |

      Marshall E-Learning is delighted to launch our new inclusive managers’ toolkit, developed in partnership with Vercida Consulting. The Inclusive Managers’ Toolkit is aimed at middle managers across public and private sector organisation, and designed to build managers’ skills and confidence.

    • University of Edinburgh launch unconscious bias course tailored for students

      Marshall E-Learning | Edinburgh, Scotland |

      The University of Edinburgh has become the first university to launch an unconscious bias course tailored for the student context. The course, designed to be taken on mobile devices, will help students to be fair minded and critique without bias when evaluating staff and services.

    • New GDPR training resource from Marshall Elearning helps businesses get GDPR ready

      Marshall E-Learning | London, UK |

      GDPR is the biggest change to data protection regulations in two decades and is a major challenge for many businesses. The new regulations introduce a much greater territorial reach in terms of liable businesses and harsher fines for non-compliance, so GDPR training is essential.

    • Learning Management System Workshop at CIPD L&D Show

      Marshall E-Learning | London, UK |

      Marshall E-Learning, the Equality & Diversity e-learning specialists, is to run a workshop at the upcoming CIPD Learning and Development Show. The e-learning experts will be providing an introduction for how L&D employers and employees can choose the best e-learning system for their organisations.

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