e-learning News - January 2011
Online learning 'revamps law degrees'31 January 2011
Bespoke software has been created to inject life into law degree learning methods.
Distance learning 'to help dairy workers'28 January 2011
Online courses for animal care may help qualify dairy workers to tend to cattle.
UK 'needs better access to online learning'28 January 2011
In a new report, the OLTF has suggested there are challenges ahead to meet the demand for online learning facilities.
Food hygiene training 'should be a legal duty'28 January 2011
A councillor has reminded food businesses of their duty to maintain high-quality hygiene standards.
Denied students to turn to online learning degrees?27 January 2011
A record number of people were turned away from universities this year, it has been revealed.
Government to deploy food hygiene police?27 January 2011
It has been suggested that Welsh food hygiene may soon be policed by one unified body.
Online learning classes are more 'convenient'26 January 2011
The flexibility offered by e-learning classes makes it a more accessible form of education, it has been suggested.
E-learning to boost parents' self-esteem?26 January 2011
An organisation specialising in supporting single parents is launching online courses to assist in their self-development.
Online degree blends assessments with distance learning25 January 2011
The University of East Anglia has developed an online degree to qualify surgeons for oncoplastic breast surgery.
Engage for Education nominated for e-learning awards25 January 2011
A Scottish education website has been recognised for its success and nominated for two national awards.
Distance learning keeps pupils safe in bad weather24 January 2011
It has been reported that educators are supporting their furthest-flung students with distance learning programmes.
E-learning can 'keep musicians playing'24 January 2011
One piano teacher has adopted online technology to ensure that her students receive a lesson even when they are unable to make it to class.
E-learning portal can qualify gemologists 21 January 2011
A distance learning course has been created to help jewellers and gemologists qualify.
E-learning is 'a growing market'21 January 2011
Industry experts have predicted the market for online learning courses will grow until at least 2015.
Video game could become 'professional online training tool'20 January 2011
A prototype computer game has been developed that could train professionals to make better decisions.
E-learning applications to replace textbooks?20 January 2011
The increase in educational software for mobile devices has been said to have changed schooling.
Call for more online opportunities in Utah19 January 2011
A senator in Utah has called for state funding to support e-learning initiatives.
E-learning in 'high demand' despite cuts18 January 2011
Acceptance of e-learning aids has supported sales in early 2011.
E-learning 'delivers a confident, motivated workforce'18 January 2011
The chief executive of Learndirect has encouraged employers to invest in technology-enabled learning platforms.
Online degrees 'create hundreds of extra seats'17 January 2011
A company is making it possible for rejected students to learn from home via online video technology.