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Press Releases from Learning Light (18 total)

Learning Light publishes its top ten Innovation Index for 2014

Learning Light, the UK-based market analyst specialising in the online learning technologies and educational technology (edtech) sectors, has published an Innovation Index. This Index sets out a list of developments over the past 12 months that the Learning Light team has found ‘particularly interesting and exciting’. According to Learning Light’s director, David Patterson: “This Innovation Index highlights the developments which we found particularly significant in the world of edtech and

Learning Light publishes insights into e-learning in the Middle East

Learning Light, the UK-based market analyst that helps organisations using e-learning and learning technologies to improve their business performance, has published research into aspects of education and training in the Middle East. The research deals with: • Women and Islam: how e-learning can overcome traditional barriers to learning in Muslim communities • The role of e-learning and technology in promoting equality and redressing poverty in Muslim communities • The driving forces for innovation in the Middle East Pointing

Learning Light director in Barbados to deliver keynote lecture on e-learning

David Patterson, a Director of Learning Light, the UK-based world e-learning market analyst, flies the flag for the UK’s e-learning producers when he visits Barbados in November to deliver an address in the ‘Services in Action Annual Lecture Series’. The lecture - on ‘The Future of Tertiary Education and its Impact on Economic Growth: the marriage between ICT and Education’ - marks the key event in the Barbados Coalition of

Learning Light names its top eight performing learning management systems

Learning Light, the UK-based independent e-learning industry market analyst, has produced its own thorough analysis of learning management systems (LMSs) identifying its top performers. Learning Light Director, David Patterson, said: “We’re aware that other organisations – notably Craig Weiss’ E-Learning 24/7 - publish lists of the top LMSs but our detailed analysis relates specifically to these LMS’s appropriateness for use by corporate training organisations and training departments in the UK. We’ve

Learning Light makes specialist e-learning market reports available

Three months after publishing a major report on some the world’s leading e-learning markets - A Review of the e-learning markets of the UK, EU and China 2014 - Learning Light is making sections of the report available to suit the information needs of a range of potential customers. Learning Light director, David Patterson, explained: “Those wanting the Executive Summaries, including the table showing the size of each EU member

EdTrIn reveals its innovative business model to the UK’s top e-learning suppli …

At an event which attracted the UK’s top suppliers of online-delivered learning content, held at the end of July in the Australian High Commission in The Strand, London, Graeme Coomber, CEO of EdTrIn explained his organisation’s aim of managing a lifetime of learning for large numbers of the world’s population – beginning with those living in the Asia-Pacific, Indian sub-Continent and MENA regions. “EdTrIn is a content delivery platform which can

International company searches for UK e-learning suppliers

In a move designed to attract potential high quality e-learning suppliers from the UK, EdTrIn, the global online education provider, is holding an event at the Australian High Commission in London, from 9am to 10.30am on 25th July. EdTrIn, which is advised on strategy by market analysts Learning Light - an organisation which also helps organisations to improve their business performance via e-learning and learning technologies – hopes that the event

Learning Light publishes E-learning Industry Report

The UK’s online learning technologies market is still the largest in Europe – but only just! The UK’s online learning technologies market totalled some £565m in 2012/13, according to research by market analysts Learning Light - an organisation which also helps organisations improve their business performance via e-learning and learning technologies. Learning Light’s latest report – called ‘A Review of the E-learning Market in Europe and beyond, 2013/14’ – sets out the

Learning Light collaborates with IBIS Capital to produce a detailed e-learning m …

IBIS Capital Limited, a specialist investment bank focused on the Media sector, has produced a 101 page report on the e-Learning sector – with market information and analysis from Learning Light, a consultancy with an in-depth knowledge and experience of the e-Learning marketplace and how to use e-Learning materials effectively. Entitled, the ‘Global e-Learning Investment Review’, the report examines, among other things: • Education trends and technology innovation • Analysis of the structure of the

Learning Light enhances its range of online learning materials

Learning Light, a consultancy with an in-depth knowledge and experience of the e-learning marketplace and how to use e-learning materials to best advantage, has enhanced its e-learning video library with two ranges of video-based learning materials. From el:talking, comes 20 scenario-based videos around the subject of ‘difficult conversations’ with employees. These cover informal performance discussions; managing change; managing difficult behaviour, and ‘more formal discussions’. David Patterson, a director of Learning Light, commented:

Learning Light helps companies capitalise on the changing demand for e-learning

Many commentators and analysts agree that, increasingly over the last few years, the training industry has been changing. Among other things, organisations are turning to blended learning – a mixture of instructor-delivered and technology-delivered learning - to make training solutions more effective, affordable and sustainable. In particular, the growth in ‘mobile technology’ is increasingly prompting mobile learning materials to be added to the ‘traditional’ blended learning mix. Responding to these trends,

Learning Light speaks at the Enable Conference, in Kraków, Poland

The Leonardo da Vinci seminar ‘Enabling labour market entry and mobility to disadvantaged groups engaging across Europe in learning through innovation’ will be held on 6th September 2011 in Krakow, Poland. The Enable project, an EU funded Leonardo Transfer of Innovation project, has announced that its conference is to be held in Krakov, Poland, on 6th September 2011. For further details visit the Enable site ( Efficio Poland is organising the conference

Learning Light reveals the current top three trends in e-learning in the UK

David Patterson, operations director of Learning Light, the Sheffield-based organisation which focuses on promoting the use of e-learning and learning technologies, is going to reveal the current top three trends in the UK’s e-learning market. Patterson will reveal these trends at a seminar organised by Webanywhere Ltd, an international organisation which provides online learning technology and website solutions to educational, business and not-for-profit organisations. The seminar takes place from 6pm to

Learning Light augments and redevelops its E-learning Centre website

Learning Light has redeveloped its popular E-learning Centre website to include much of the intellectual property of Becta, whose website has closed in the Coalition Government’s public sector cutbacks. Learning Light, the centre of excellence which, among other things, publishes research on the UK and other European e-learning markets, has placed a wealth of Becta-owned information on its E-learning Centre website ( – making this site the only place where this

Manifesto for e-learning published from the European e-learning Summit

The results of discussions by the delegates at the European e-learning Summit, organised by Learning Light with support from learndirect and Creativesheffield and held in Sheffield (17th to 19th November), have been published in the form of a manifesto for e-learning. The manifesto is intended to help delegates pursue dialogue with their national governments to establish a single, independent and impartial body representing the corporate e-learning sector. Although developed within a

Record sales already for Learning Light’s research report on the corporate e-l …

Within a month of publishing its third report in four years on the state of the e-learning sector in the UK the rest of Europe, Learning Light has reported that an unprecedented - and record - number has been sold. The report - ‘The UK e-learning market 2010’, produced by Learning Light, an organisation which focuses on promoting the use of e-learning and learning technologies - informed discussion at the European

Learning Light publishes its third definitive research report on the corporate e …

Learning Light has published its third report in four years on the state of the e-learning sector in the UK – and, this year, provides analysis on e-learning in 19 other countries too. ‘The UK e-learning market 2010’, a report by Learning Light, an organisation which focuses on promoting the use of e-learning and learning technologies, suggests that in the next 12 months, the UK market will grow by no more

Learning Light, learndirect and Creativesheffield stage the European e-learning …

Europe’s top e-learning strategists, content and systems developers will gather in Sheffield on 17th and 18th November for the first European e-learning Summit to be held in the UK. The Summit delegates – drawn from the private and public sectors as well as academia – will discuss the European and world markets for e-learning, identify industry trends and the key issues in e-learning today. These issues are likely to include the

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