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VPAT® Report

Gomo Deepens Its Commitment to Accessibility

Brighton (UK), November 2023 - The accessibility of Gomo-created, outward-facing learning content has been evaluated in a new Voluntary Product Accessibility Template (VPAT) audit. The resultant report found that Gomo's features conform to a wide array of success criteria, allowing users to understand the areas Gomo supports. This process has highlighted the platform's many accessibility successes and given a clear sense of direction for Gomo's onward commitment to providing technology that's accessible to every learner.

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Benchmarking Report

Significant Opportunities, as Well as Notable Risks for Marketing Teams

London (UK), November 2023 - New research published by the training body Target Internet, in association with the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM), reveals that core digital skills marketers rely on have improved but that the growing demands of new and evolving technologies are contributing to a skills gap across the majority of industries.

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A Mirror for the Industry

Insights Media Launches Research Roundup Series

Bath (UK), November 2023 - Specialist L&D content agency Insights Media has launched its new Research Roundup service for learning teams. Every quarter, Insights Media will focus on an important learning topic and identify between four and six relevant pieces of research, pulling out key data, comments, and action points. It will conclude each Research Roundup report with its own action points - topics that L&D teams can take from the research to inform their thinking and practice.

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Study

Lexia Core 5 Reading Users Show Improved Reading Skills

Concord, MA (USA), October 2023 - Since the school closings in 2020, educators have been looking for ways to help students accelerate learning to recover lost ground. RAND Education and Labor, a division of the RAND Corporation, released a new study titled "Students Using Lexia® Core5® Reading Show Greater Reading Gains than Matched Comparison Students." Data for this study was provided by Lexia, part of Cambium Learning Group, and NWEA.

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Digital Learning Realities Research

C-Suite Buy-in Makes Investment in Digital Learning Three Times More Likely

London (UK), September 2023 - Fosway Group, one of Europe's leading HR-industry analysts, has revealed the headline insights from its annual "Digital Learning Realities" research, in association with Learning Technologies, a leading international workplace learning tech event. Now in its ninth year, the research explores how L&D teams rise to the challenge of a fast-changing business environment and tech landscape.

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Overview

Handbook of Artificial Intelligence in Education

Brussels (BE), August 2023 - The widespread arrival of ChatGPT and other generative AI tools has brought AI into the spotlight in many areas - including education.  Governments are concerned about the immediate and long-term effects on employment, and teachers are worried that their jobs may be at risk and that students will use such tools to cheat in assessments. These fears have clouded the fact that AI has proved an effective classroom assistant for many years and that each progress in AI can translate into one for the field of education.

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Mind Tools for Business

What Can Twenty Years of Research Teach Us about L&D Teams?

Edinburgh (SCT), July 2023 - To celebrate twenty years of research, this year's report will be published in three parts. This first part reflects on what the past two decades can teach us about success as L&D practitioners. Since Mind Tools for Business started collecting data about learning and development in 2003, they've spoken to more than 11,000 L&D leaders. In 2023, they added another 912 to that list.

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Hemsley Fraser

Benchmarks Changing L&D Role with L&D Impact Survey

London (UK), July 2023 – Global learning and talent development provider Hemsley Fraser is continuing to benchmark the L&D profession's role in business with the 2023 edition of its Learning & Development Impact Survey, the results of which have just been published.

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