Themen

Fundraise

Digital Skills Programmes with Universities and Industry

Litzie Maarek, Co-Founder and Managing Partner from Educapital London (UK), February 2022 - Online education company FourthRev has announced the successful close of its Series A fundraise of $8 million. The lead investor is Educapital, Europe's first education technology impact fund, with follow-on funding from Reach Capital, Emerge Education, and Danner Capital, as well as a number of edtech entrepreneurs and executives.

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OEBcast

Digital Transformation in Education

Berlin (GER), February 2022 - How are universities managing the next phase of higher education's digital transformation? On 24 February at 13:00 CET, you are invited  to join senior leaders from higher education and industry to discuss best practices for adopting new technologies to improve learning outcomes, forming better engagement with both staff and students, and the data and processes that are needed to deliver this.

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Digital Transformation

eCom Scotland Helps Future-Proof Organisations' Learning Strategies

Wendy Edie, Managing Director eComDunfermline (SCT), January 2022 - The internationally known provider of online training and assessment, eCom Scotland, is helping organisations future-proof their learning and assessment strategies. It has been encouraged to take this step by the growing focus on combatting climate change and the workplace becoming carbon neutral - fostered by the COP26 climate change conference held in Glasgow towards the end of last year.

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Human Capital of Tomorrow

The Growing Shortage of Digitally Skilled Professionals

Lonneke BrandsUtrecht (NL), November 2021 – Lonneke Brands graduated from the University of Twente as an educationalist. Since then she has worked at Saxion University of Applied Sciences, holding positions as researcher, ICT coach, advisor, and educationalist. For the past two years, she has been working on a Dutch national project entitled "Acceleration Plan Educational Innovation with ICT", which seeks to bridge the gap between education and the workplace, invest in future proof digital skills, and educate the human capital that will be needed tomorrow. At OEB Global, she will speak about "Educating for the Digital Transformation".

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Careers of the Future

Udacity Strengthens Executive Team with Two Key Hires

Mountain View, CA (USA), June 2021 - Udacity, an online learning and talent transformation platform powering the careers of the future, has announced the additions of York Poon as Chief Product Officer and Aparna Vemuri as Chief of Staff to its executive team.

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Digital Learning

Speexx Is the First Digital Language-Training Provider on the Fosway 9-Grid™

Munich (GER), May 2021 - Speexx, a leading digital platform for corporate language learning, skills testing, and performance support, has made its entry to the 2021 Fosway 9-Grid™ for digital learning. Reliability, broad market presence, and success in helping large enterprise customers to accelerate their digital transformation efforts garnered Speexx this honorable recognition.

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Call for Papers - Special Session

Games in Engineering Education (GinEE)

Dresden (GER), February 2021 - Today, electronic games are more than just pastimes; they are platforms through which we experience virtual situations, try out strategies, and develop or simulate new ideas. Game based learning is set to grow rapidly in the near future. Its wide range of engineering applications includes automotive, aerospace and systems engineering, medicine, banking, and management. 

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Digital Transformation

Omniplex Secures Investment from LDC to Accelerate Growth

Harpenden (UK), January 2021 - Global eLearning solutions provider Omniplex has secured investment from mid-market private equity investor LDC, as it targets further expansion to support the digital transformation of L&D within organisations across the UK.

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New Normal

Speexx Supports Companies in Refocusing Workforce Management

Munich (GER), October 2020 - Speexx provides HR and L&D managers with resources during this period of accelerated digital transformation, helping businesses successfully adapt to the new way of working. As we've spent most of 2020 adjusting to the pandemic, including getting used to remote working and learning, it's time to move away from "quick fixes." We're in a new normal. After all, now HR and L&D managers need shift their focus on long-term, strategic, and sustainable approaches to working and learning from home for the foreseeable future.

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