Tom completes gruelling National Three Peaks Challenge in under 24 hours
Ilkley-based Virtual College has sponsored Tom Wasik on a gruelling challenge to climb the highest mountains of England, Scotland and Wales within 24 hours to raise funds for St Gemma’s Hospice and Alzheimer’s Research UK.
Learning in libraries: A public space to expand your knowledge
For many, learning requires the use of a quiet space to gather thoughts and concentrate on information, yet studying in a library is often not the first place that comes to mind.
Six ways to help over 50s into employment
Age shouldn’t be a barrier when it comes to learning and there are many ways that over 50s can maximise their chances of employment. Here we take a look.
Workplace learning: How can your business measure development?
Workplace learning and development is crucial to the success of any business, yet many companies are unsure of how to measure this. Here we take a look.
How to tell if you’re a bad manager
While your managerial techniques may be by the book, there could be ways you can improve. Here we take a look at signs that could mean your management needs altering.
Virtual College announces first in series of ‘Safeguarding Futures Forums’
Virtual College is to host the first in a new series of knowledge-sharing events of particular value to safeguarding professionals and others working with vulnerable children or adults.
Is gamification a phase or is it here to stay?
In many cases, gamification has become a synonym for ‘increased engagement’ and ‘improved retention’. But, is gamification a phase or is it here to stay?
The evolution of social learning
More than ever before, learners are turning to their colleagues, friends and online forums to aid them in their knowledge. Here we take a look at the evolution of social learning.
Healthcare: 6 ways digital is transforming the industry
As the digital world rapidly changes, so does the healthcare industry. Here we look at six ways technology is changing healthcare and the way it operates.