Themen

Investment and Board Addition

Kortext Raises £15m to Accelerate Platform Development Roadmap

Bournemouth (UK), July 2021 - Kortext, a university-focussed, digital teaching and learning platform  that is a leader in the UK market, has announced the finalisation of additional investment funding from dmg ventures. The company also disclosed that Paul Zwillenberg, CEO of DMGT will join the Kortext Board.

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ZFH

Deutscher Weitebildungstag – zfh macht mit am 24. März 2021

Koblenz, März 2021 - Um in und für Krisenzeiten gut für die Arbeitswelt gewappnet zu sein, ist es wichtig, sich kontinuierlich weiterzubilden. Die durch die Corona-Pandemie ausgelösten Probleme auf dem Arbeitsmarkt haben unseren Arbeitsalltag schlagartig verändert und stellen alle auf eine harte Probe. Gestiegene Studierendenzahlen in den Studienangeboten des zfh- Fernstudiennetzwerkes zeigen deutlich, dass die ArbeitnehmerInnen es schätzen, sich per Fernstudium und digitales Lernen neben Beruf und Familie flexibel, effektiv und auf hohem Niveau weiterbilden zu können.

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forsa

Branchenmonitor Digitale Bildung in Deutschland

Berlin, November 2020 - Mit der Erhebung des "Branchenmonitors Digitale Bildung in Deutschland" liefert die forsa Politik- und Sozialforschung GmbH im Auftrag des Bundesverbandes der Fernstudienanbieter repräsentative Zahlen für den Fernstudienmarkt. In einer ersten Teiluntersuchung wurden 401 Unternehmen zur aktuellen Wirtschaftslage, den größten Herausforderungen und den Angeboten innerbetrieblicher Weiterbildung befragt. Die Ergebnisse: Vor allem die Suche nach qualifiziertem Personal stellt alle Branchen gleichermaßen vor Probleme. Digitale Bildungsangebote können helfen und spielen eine immer größer werdende Rolle.

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Resetting Education

EU Digital Education Action Plan Announced

Brussels (B), October 2020 - The Digital Education Action Plan (2021-2027) outlines the European Commission's vision for high-quality, inclusive, and accessible digital education in Europe. It is a call to action for stronger cooperation at the European level to learn from the COVID-19 crisis, during which technology is being used at a scale never seen before in education and training and to make education and training systems fit for the digital age.

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Reshape the Policy Battlefield

USDLA - 2020 Annual Legislative Policy Forum

Washington, DC (USA), OCTOBER 2020 - The United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA) will be virtually hosting the 2020 Annual Legislative Policy Forum, 09 October 2020, from 11:00 to 13:30 (ET). The event is free, but registration via usdla.org is required.

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Guidelines

Blended Learning in School Education

Brussels (BE), August 2020 - A document on blended learning in school education written by the European Commission in consultation with representatives of ministries of education was published in July. It explores the pedagogical opportunities and challenges of a blended learning model and highlights key considerations that policymakers and schools may reflect on when planning to combine in-school and distance learning in their particular contexts.

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After Covid-19

Six Ways in Which Learning Will Never Be the Same

Lincolnshire (UK), July 2020 - One day we will return to our pre-coronavirus lives, and Covid-19 (and 2020 in general) will just be a painful memory. However, it's going to take a while, and some things might never be the same, including the learning sector. Why do we think learning will have changed forever? The disruption to the sector and the enforced changes that have had to be made have given educators all over the world the opportunity to think about how learning is delivered.

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In the UK and ME

Virtual College and VR Education Sign Memorandum of Understanding

Ilkley (UK), July 2020 - VR Education (AIM: VRE; Euronext Growth: 6VR), a leading virtual reality (VR) technology company focused on the education and enterprise training space, is pleased to announce that it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Virtual College Limited, an industry leading digital learning solutions provider, to provide and deliver technology enhanced learning solutions in the UK and Middle East.

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