This is a guest post by Rishabh Saxena on behalf of zipBoard.
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The millennial generation (known as Gen Y) are those born after 1981, and they typically have excellent computer skills. However, unlike previous generations, they are more likely to leave their employer if they fail to get the support and encouragement they need at work. So how do you retain this valuable part of the workforce? Here is a quick recipe for millennial retention success.
The Government National Apprenticeship Reforms intend to give employers more control over designing, choosing and paying for apprenticeship training. However, many training providers are failing to innovate and are relying on traditional classroom methods. Here are a few ingredients to help boost your training, and maximise learner satisfaction and completion.
We've just about recovered after a busy last week, which included our Totara Partner event in London and two packed days at Learning Technologies 2017, Europe's largest L&D event. We had a fantastic time meeting so many Partners and delving into the learning technologies industry today, and we're looking forward to following up on all the interesting conversations we had in the coming weeks.
The skills you need today, are not the skills you need tomorrow. Lars Hyland, Chief Commercial Officer at Totara Learning, warns that we are entering an unprecedented era of accelerating change and learning what to learn and when is the key to staying relevant.
Customers often ask us about the simplicity of translating their Totara Learn interface into multiple languages. It’s really easy! Due to accelerating global demand for our LMS, we have released it in 25 languages, with more to come.
Totara Learn is available in English by default. Translation work has started on 25 language packs for Totara Learn 9, 21 of which have more than 80% language strings translated. You can view the available languages below.
The world doesn’t stand still. Every day there are new industry developments, research reports, case studies, product launches and articles. One of the big challenges we face is providing our learners with new and updated content to this external content as part of the continuous learning process. There’s too much content, too little time. It’s not practical to update your e-learning and blended courses every day.
In another record year for growth and adoption of Totara LMS & Totara Social, our Totara Partners will be presented with awards in recognition for their contribution to the ongoing success of the company.
This will be our third year of running the Totara Awards. Throughout 2016 we have received many new success stories from across the partner network.
The wait is finally over! Today, the much-anticipated Totara LMS 9 was released, making it available for hundreds of organisations and millions of learners worldwide. Wondering what you can expect from Totara 9? We’ve put together an infographic to show you everything you need to know about the latest version of Totara LMS.
This is a guest post by Laura Carter, writer, former educator and learning enthusiast.
The e-learning market continues to grow and attract more and more learners each year. As we head towards the end of 2016, we take a look at the top 10 e-learning trends we've spotted so far in 2016.