News stories from Virtual College in 2022
Virtual College | 01 Nov 2022
With mental health being such an important topic right now, L&D professionals across all industries are working on developing mental health training for their employees. To support them, we wanted to share a practical, downloadable guide that could be the perfect addition to a mental health training programme.
Virtual College | 20 Oct 2022
During the course of the pandemic, there was a lot of talk about remote working and how organisations and businesses can adapt. But as hybrid working comes to the fore, the work environment is shifting again. Now, one of the questions that is being asked now is: in this new hybrid working environment, how can organisations keep up employee engagement?
Virtual College | 12 Oct 2022
As remote working reached an all-time high during the lockdown period of COVID-19, many organisations had to quickly adapt to the new ways of working. Although remote-working isn’t a new concept and has been adopted by many organisations across the globe, it wasn't the norm, especially remote-working on a full-time basis.
Virtual College | 05 Oct 2022
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has recently updated their first-aid guidance to include, amongst other things, a section about mental health in the workplace. It calls out to workplaces to ‘consider ways to manage mental ill health in your workplace which are appropriate for your business’.
Virtual College | 29 Sep 2022
With World Suicide Prevention Day on 10th September and World Mental Health Day on 10th October, there is a huge focus on mental health at the moment. Therefore, at Virtual College, we wanted to play our part and provide supportive resources for businesses that want to support their employees’ mental health.
Virtual College | 17 May 2022
Virtual College has launched a brand-new podcast episode. Featuring host Simon Falconer, Chief Marketing Officer at Virtual College, and guest Ashley Sinclair, Managing Director of MAAS Marketing, the episode explores a problem many L&D professionals find challenging: engaging learners in learning and development programmes. The podcast identifies ways that marketing principles can be adopted to create better engaged learners.
Virtual College | 24 Feb 2022
The ways in which we learn have changed over the decades, and this isn’t just being reflected in educational establishments but businesses too. The latest approach is being called ‘learning in the flow of work’. But what is it, and what does it mean for L&D teams?
Virtual College | 22 Feb 2022
The Great Resignation – the name given to the large percentage of workers voluntarily leaving, or planning to leave, their jobs – is something that has been getting more and more media coverage as months go by. Initially recognised in the US last year, it seems to be spreading globally, and according to research, has definitely hit the UK.
Virtual College | 04 Jan 2022
We are delighted to announce that Virtual College has reached an agreement with Netex, a Spanish technology company specialising in e-learning solutions and listed on the Spanish BME stock market, for them to acquire all the shares in Virtual College.
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Virtual College create inspiring digital training solutions from ready-to-go courses to large scale training transformation programmes, underpinned by great learning technology and real-world learning and development expertise. We have experience of delivering training to more than 4.8 million learners and a wide range of organisations. In December 2021 Virtual College was acquired by Netex, a technology-based company that offers a complete ecosystem of cloud-based learning solutions applied in enterprise, publishing and educational institutions.