e-learning News - June 2011
Cable & Wireless saves money using online learning tools30 June 2011
Training staff using Kineo e-learning programmes has saved Cable & Wireless £1.5 million, new figures have revealed.
Hartlepool eateries commended for standards of food hygiene29 June 2011
Food establishments in Hartlepool have been praised following improvements to hygiene standards.
RNCM uses e-learning to help staff with new software29 June 2011
An e-learning package has been used to help employees of the Royal Northern College of Music manage the switch to Microsoft Office 2010.
Online learning 'must engage users'28 June 2011
Learners must be actively engaged for online training to yield the best results, an expert has claimed.
Autism group launches online learning portals28 June 2011
Eden Autism Services has joined forces with a social networking website to offer new e-learning options for teachers.
Welsh health board wins award for e-learning programme27 June 2011
A successful online learning programme has resulted in a Social Care Accolade for the Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board.
Foyle Cloud e-learning project lauded24 June 2011
The Foyle Cloud could soon allow pupils to take subjects remotely if their school does not offer the discipline.
Northern Ireland embraces food safety standards system23 June 2011
The Food Hygiene Rating System has been unveiled in Northern Ireland and has received the backing of the mayor of Belfast.
Online learning pupils may benefit from new grading structure22 June 2011
An education expert has suggested a new grading structure could offer benefits by distinguishing between top-level candidates.
Online learning scheme receives £640,000 investment21 June 2011
Investment of £640,000 has been received by company who have developed a searchable database of content for schools.
Wrexham Council announces crackdown on food hygiene21 June 2011
Officials from Wrexham Council have announced plans to carry out inspections across the town's public eateries.
Students 'should think carefully about university courses'20 June 2011
Potential students have been urged to carefully contemplate the course they choose to study at university.
Many sausage brands 'still use excess salt in cooking'18 June 2011
A number of brands have been criticised for high salt content in sausages.
IT Governance launches e-learning course17 June 2011
IT Governance has announced the launch of a new e-learning tool to improve employees' knowledge of the Data Protection Act.
Increased olive oil intake 'could prevent a stroke'17 June 2011
People who consume higher amounts of olive oil could prevent the onset of a stroke, researchers have claimed.
ATL strike 'will cause disruption for pupils'16 June 2011
School children's education may be disrupted for a short period if the ATL's plans to strike go ahead, an expert has claimed.
Burnley school criticised for poor food hygiene16 June 2011
A primary school in Burnley has received a low score for its standards of food hygiene.
Northumberland residents offered tips on food hygiene15 June 2011
Families living in Northumberland have been advised to take extra care with food hygiene in a bid to prevent food poisoning.
FSA celebrates popularity of food hygiene scheme15 June 2011
The FSA has revealed the increasing popularity of its food hygiene initiative among local authorities.
Shropshire business awarded for e-learning scheme14 June 2011
An e-learning programme has received a top honour at the Shropshire Business Awards.