e-learning News - February 2011
Food hygiene records 'to go live in Wales'28 February 2011
Food lovers in Wales will be able to check the food hygiene performance of restaurants in their areas from today.
E-learning 'not just about saving resources' 25 February 2011
One professor has claimed that e-learning should not be used only to cut costs in educational institutions.
Interest 'growing' in US online learning school25 February 2011
A virtual high school in the US is growing in popularity.
Play centre awarded for food hygiene standards24 February 2011
Basildon play centre Tumbletown has been rewarded for its high food hygiene standards.
Restaurant fined for food hygiene failings24 February 2011
A restaurant in Belfast has been prosecuted after it breached several food hygiene regulations.
Today's students rely on e-learning, survey suggests23 February 2011
New research has revealed the reality of online learning in British education.
Online learning resources used for sci-fi mystery event23 February 2011
A new kids event in America will be making use of e-learning technology for a sci-fi mystery.
Food hygiene standards tested at Chelmsford restaurants22 February 2011
Inspectors are currently visiting Chelmsford's eateries and rating their food hygiene standards as part of a new scheme.
Food hygiene at Hull pub "very poor"22 February 2011
The Oyster Catcher in Kingswood was given a score of just five per cent after health inspectors checked the kitchen.
E-learning provider the Virtual College launches 5S mobile app21 February 2011
Managers can download a free 5S app for their smartphone.
Social network offers online learning opportunities for language lovers21 February 2011
A social network aimed at helping people learn language online has the UK in its sights.
Online training for maths 'interests Welsh minister'21 February 2011
A new website for learning that teaches Key Stage 3 maths is said to have video game-style graphics.
Oil and gas industry 'taps into e-learning'18 February 2011
It has been claimed that both veterans and those new to the oil and gas industry will benefit from the Understanding Drilling Equipment course.
Wyrley Birch locals receive online training17 February 2011
Online classes are said to be proving popular with a range of people from an estate in Birmingham.
Online training 'helps Staffordshire locals to find jobs'16 February 2011
An employment skills organisation has set up base in Cannock to help people look for jobs online.
E-learning training to improve health visitors?15 February 2011
A spokeswoman has insisted the government is committed to developing the health visitor profession.
E-learning 'could reduce the cost of a masters'15 February 2011
Students thinking about doing a postgraduate course have been advised to consider e-learning as an option.
Kebab shop owner 'failed to respect food safety standards'14 February 2011
One takeaway owner in Birmingham is said to have failed food safety inspections on multiple occasions.
Subway sandwich shop failed to meet food safety standards14 February 2011
Due to the discovery of mice droppings, a Subway takeaway was forced to close temporarily.
Online learning for adults 'is now twice as popular'11 February 2011
A distance learning provider in the north-east has reported its student following has doubled in six months.