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19/12/06
Lasher to speak at UK and USA conferences
Neil Lasher of learning consultancy Trainer1 is to speak at both the forthcoming Learning Technologies conference in London and at the ASTD 2007 International Conference & Exposition being held in Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

28/11/06
Learning Technologies announces conference programme
Learning Technologies has announced its 2007 conference programme and the opening of its on line booking office.

14/11/06
ICO launches training DVD
The Information Commissioner's Office has launched an interactive training DVD to help improve understanding of the Data Protection Act in the work place.

08/11/06
Acas launches equality and diversity e-learning tool
Employment relations adviser Acas has developed a free equality and diversity online learning tool.

25/10/06
Mohive announces availability of e-learning whitepaper
Mohive has announced the availability of a whitepaper titled 'Team-based Content Creation: What Works®'.

20/10/06
eLearning Africa opens its call for proposals
The 2nd eLearning Africa conference which will take place from May 28 to 30, 2007, in Nairobi, Kenya, has opened its call for proposals.

02/10/06
Kenya to host second eLearning Africa Conference
eLearning Africa 2007, the second International Conference on ICT for Development, Education and Training, will take place from the 28th to the 30th of May, 2007 in Nairobi, Kenya.

15/09/06
Information Transfer releases Seminar Author 6.2
Cambridge consultancy Information Transfer has released Seminar Author 6.2, the latest version of its e-learning authoring software.

04/09/06
Age diversity training resource launched
Skill Boosters in association with The Employers Forum on Age are launching a new training video and e-learning resource entitled 'Age; Realising the benefits of an age diverse workforce'.

10/07/06
Thomson NETg announces 2006 award winners
Thomson NETg has announced the winners of its annual Illuminati Awards.

30/06/06
BLA to promote UK at Online Educa Berlin
The British Learning Association (BLA) is to represent the UK's learning & skills development sector at Online Educa Berlin in November.

22/06/06
learndirect scores 2 million!
e-Learning provider learndirect has announced that two million people have taken its courses over the last five years.

15/06/06
BBA launches new anti-money laundering training
The British Bankers' Association (BBA) has launched a new version of their online anti-money laundering training programme.

08/06/06
Microsoft adds new courses to small business portal
Microsoft UK has added additional training courses to its online small business technology portal, Small Business +.

02/06/06
Child protection initiative from Tata Interactive Systems
e-learning developer Tata Interactive Systems (TIS) is working with organisations in the UK to develop e-learning programmes for staff, carers and volunteers involved in child protection.

04/05/06
Information Transfer releases Seminar Surveyor
Cambridge-based communication consultancy Information Transfer has released Seminar Surveyor, the latest product in their range of e-learning software.

25/04/06
Trainer1 becomes Raptivity reseller
e-Learning company Trainer1 has become a reseller in the UK and Europe for Raptivity.

12/04/06
Online sales training aimed at professional firms
Professional service suppliers such as lawyers, engineers, and even private medical practices will have to start selling themselves more professionally if they are to survive in today's increasingly competitive market place, according to training firm Sales 101.

05/04/06
Partners share online learning services
Ashridge Business School and Academee have entered into a partnership to combine and share their online learning services with the clients of both organisations.

03/04/06
Portal wins public sector e-HR award
The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) and Futuremedia have won the Public Sector People Management Association 2006 Award for the best e-HR programme for the Prosecution College.

21/03/06
Pensions Regulator releases new e-learning module
The latest module of the Pensions Regulator's free e-learning programme for pension scheme trustees is now available online.

13/03/06
OU to provide free learning materials online
The Open University has announced a GBP £5.65 million (US $9.9 million) project to make a selection of its learning materials available free of charge to educators and learners around the world.

09/02/06
FSA launches e-learning course to help small firms
The Financial Services Authority (FSA) yesterday launched an e-learning package that aims to help small firms work out what financial resources they need to meet regulatory requirements.

30/01/06
SkillSoft offers free e-learning to help combat workplace harassment
Online learning provider SkillSoft is making free courses available to help employees tackle bullying, harassment and aggression at work.

30/01/06
Ufi announces changes to learndirect network structure
Ufi, the organisation responsible for learndirect, has announced changes to the structure of its national e-learning network.

17/01/06
New face on e-learning Board
Linda Booth, group human resources director United Utilities plc, has been appointed to the board of Ufi Ltd, the company behind learndirect and UK online.

09/12/05
Cylix launches e-learning courses on equality and diversity
E-learning developers Cylix have launched a new range of
e-learning courses on equal opportunities and diversity.

26/10/05
e-Learning programme wins gold
The scenario driven e-learning programme that Brightwave created for leisure travel company First Choice was awarded Gold in the custom content category at the Brandon Hall Excellence in Learning Awards ceremony held last week.

11/10/05
GoSkills provides customer service training on DVD
GoSkills, the Sector Skills Council for passenger transport, is launching a new customer service training programme on DVD.

07/10/05
Acas helps launch training DVD on employment tribunals
Acas has helped to launch a new DVD which aims to guide employers and individuals through the employment tribunal process.

22/09/05
The Training Foundation launches e-learning initiative
The Training Foundation has launched an e-learning product suite following a four year research and development programme.

16/09/05
IDM offers digital marketing qualifications via online study
From October the recently launched Institute of Direct Marketing (IDM) Diploma in Digital Marketing and the IDM Certificate in Digital Marketing will be available for online study – in addition to existing classroom study options.

07/09/05
e-Learning project shortlisted for National Training Award

26/08/05
Hilton research suggests link between staff loyalty and training

24/08/05
Trainer1 launches reaKt

12/07/05
£6 million allocation aims to deliver new ideas on e-learning

21/06/05
Driven Systems joins the Brighton e-Learning Alliance

25/05/05
Training Foundation announces Ready for Work - a free online learning programme for young people entering the workplace

23/05/05
Trainer1 expands Jump Start range

19/05/05
Tata Interactive Systems opens new development centre

18/04/05
ADL’s Plugfest 9 draws 344 participants from 13 nations

12/04/05
e-Learning programme wins IVCA award

22/03/05
Free e-learning package aims to help businesses with working parents' rights

01/03/05
e-Learning forum looks at industry trends

11/02/05
USDLA partners with ADL Co-Lab

08/02/05
SkillSoft release 100th SkillSim

08/02/05
Atrium achieve SCORM 2004 compliance for vcContact

27/01/05
eLearning Network launches new awards programme

25/01/05
NCSL Learning Gateway wins e-gov award

21/12/04
e-skills UK e-learning champion appointed

15/12/04
Trainer1 unveils new version of the Lectora authoring tool

02/12/04
Acas offer free online learning to help handle redundancy

29/11/04
Epic's ear-learning initiative

17/11/04
BLA takes on key role in e-learning quality project

12/11/04
Futuremedia acquires Swedish e-Learning company

28/10/04
Brandon Hall e-learning award winners announced

06/10/04
MRSA ‘Superbug’ course shortlisted for World of Learning Award

09/09/04
Context sensitive learning from Trainer1

08/09/04
e-Learning content development in over 200 languages

02/09/04
Certified e-Learning Professional programme goes to North America

11/08/04
TATA Interactive Systems expands into mainland Europe

14/07/04
Matchett Group announces Macromedia partnership

14/07/04
Ufi announces new operators for learndirect service delivery

01/07/04
Telewest duo complete first online BTEC qualification

01/07/04
Edvantage purchases Benelux distribution rights for SkillSoft products

26/05/04
Thomson NETg and Fuel Group to launch compliance e-learning courses

14/05/04
ActivMedia launch Training on the Move

10/05/04
First UK award of EIfEL Diploma

26/03/04
Insufficient training could mean prison and fines for City staff

17/03/04
Click2learn & Docent merger receives competitive strategy award
23/02/04
Innovative online conference sparks debate on e-learning

13/02/04
W3C's Web Accessibility Initiative holds best practices training in Spain

11/02/04
Double honours for Skillsoft at the Institute of IT Training awards

27/01/04
E-learning bodies in talks with DfES

23/01/04
EIfEL endorses Certified e-Learning Professional programme

21/01/04
E-learning standards guide launched

06/01/04
e-Learning BTEC certificate in Management Studies launched

17/12/03
e-Learning: what have we learnt so far?

28/11/03
e-Learning project nominated for Institute award

17/11/03
Michael Buerk speaks out at WOLCE on health and safety

29/10/03
Video Arts trains its sights on the Freedom of Information Act

29/01/03
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