News stories from Virtual College by Netex in 2022

New ‘top tips’ mental health guide designed for L&D training programmes

Virtual College by Netex | 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.

How to keep your workers engaged in a hybrid working environment

Virtual College by Netex | 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?

How to empower your staff in a hybrid work environment

Virtual College by Netex | 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.

How to fit mental health into your health and safety policy

Virtual College by Netex | 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’.

Mental health resources to support employees’ mental health

Virtual College by Netex | 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 launches podcast episode about using marketing principles for L&D programmes

Virtual College by Netex | 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.

Getting to the core of L&D teams and ‘learning in the flow of work’

Virtual College by Netex | 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?

How businesses and L&D teams can combat the Great Resignation

Virtual College by Netex | 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.

100% of Virtual College is acquired by Netex

Virtual College by Netex | 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.