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  • SQA signs landmark e-Assessment contract with BTL


    BTL Group Ltd, a leading UK Learning and Assessment solutions provider, announced today that the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) has selected BTL to provide an enterprise wide e-assessment development and delivery system.


    (Filed: Mon Apr 07 2008)
  • Young Enterprise Celebrates 35 Years


    As part of their ongoing 35th Anniversary celebrations this year, Young Enterprise in Aylesbury Vale held a fundraising dinner on Thursday 13 March at the Hardings Restaurant at Aylesbury College. Many of the Charity’s supporters were there, and an amazing selection of auction prizes helped to make the evening a huge success.


    (Filed: Fri Mar 14 2008)
  • British plumbers opt for stay at home studies


    In the light of Britain’s continued shortage of qualified trades people, home study specialists Train4Trade Skills has announced that thousands are signing up to study at home, using their unique blended learning plumbing courses.


    (Filed: Mon Mar 03 2008)
  • Grandma Goes Global


    Grandmother Robyn Dalby-Stockwell battles child illiteracy.


    (Filed: Mon Mar 03 2008)
  • Train4TradeSkills plumbing home study gets PM’s backing


    British businessman, Mr. Jan Telensky, supports government's concern for British workers to train for new skills. The CEO of plumbing home study organisation Train4Trade skills was speaking in the light of the British Prime Minister Gordon Brown's recent statements announcing plans to encourage British workers to train for a skill, or face future unemployment.


    (Filed: Mon Mar 03 2008)
  • Entrepreneurs club is a real success


    At the beginning of the academic year, Chris Underwood, Chairman of Young Enterprise Aylesbury Vale, came up with the idea of enhancing the Young Enterprise experience by organising monthly Entrepreneurs Club.


    (Filed: Tue Feb 05 2008)
  • Trainer1 revises Institute’s e-learning materials


    The Institute of Direct Marketing (IDM) has commissioned Trainer1, one of the UK’s leading independent e-learning specialists, to update e-learning materials relating to its professional qualifications programme - leading to both ‘diploma’ and ‘certificate’ level qualifications.


    (Filed: Fri Dec 28 2007)
  • MyKnowledgeMap supports Moodle for community e-learning


    Learning technology provider MyKnowledgeMap - www.myknowledgemap.com - has integrated new modular e-portfolio Multi-Port into the Moodle course management system (CMS) - http://moodle.org - in anticipation of its increased uptake by the educational sector.


    (Filed: Sun Dec 16 2007)
  • Tata Interactive Systems brings help to children with learning difficulties


    Thanks to help from the global learning provider, Tata Interactive Systems (TIS), more than 3,300 children with learning difficulties are now getting professional help and advice with their education – and more children with learning difficulties are receiving that help each day.


    (Filed: Sun Dec 16 2007)
  • Exciting film led resource to launch at BETT 2008


    Dramatic Media Ltd, who have been shortlisted for the BETT 2008 Core Primary Subject Award, (Literacy through Fire Safety Awareness KS2) have announced the launch of a new resource entitled ‘English and the Media’.


    (Filed: Fri Dec 14 2007)
  • Barry Sheerman MP to Give Creative Address

     

    Social and political entrepreneur Barry Sheerman MP, Chair of the Children, Schools and Families Select Committee, will be providing a special address at the Creativity in the Curriculum conference on 27 February 2008.


    (Filed: Thu Nov 22 2007)
  • Learning Light brings e-learning business intelligence to its members


    Learning Light, a non-profit organisation that builds relationships between learning technology researchers, suppliers, buyers and learners providing learner-centric information to encourage the growth of learning technologies, has teamed-up with SRI Consulting Business Intelligence (SRIC-BI) (www.sric-bi.com) in the US to bring its members a raft of valuable market information and data on e-learning.


    (Filed: Sun Nov 18 2007)
  • NEW WEB-BASED TRACKING SYSTEM TARGETS GIFTED & TALENTED SPORTS PUPILS

     

    A former Dutch hockey player, who has coached at the highest level - including some members of the GB Olympic Squad - has turned his attention to deploying the techniques he has used with elite sportsmen to school pupils who have been designated as ‘gifted and talented’ sportsmen. Bram Van Asselt’s company, Sportplan, the online sports resource specialist, is launching a web-based Elite Tracking System for schools, based on one already in use by professional sportsmen and women, in response to a government initiative to increase the standard of gifted and talented athletes in UK schools.


    (Filed: Sun Nov 18 2007)
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