Government digital strategy: Why workplace learning is key
As a staggering 90 per cent of all new jobs require digital skills and 72 per cent of employers would not interview a candidate with basic computer skills, ten per cent of the UK has still never used the internet…
Virtual College and Arabian Child deliver innovative safeguarding training in Middle East
Virtual College is to work in partnership with Arabian Child to deliver innovative online child safeguarding training in the Middle East
Inspections to target neglected children
Local partner agencies are now to be put under the spotlight with a new set of inspections examining how they are working together to protect children living with, or at risk of, neglect.
The rise of cloud file-sharing at work and data protection
With an increase in cloud based data storage in the workplace instead of the traditional storage alternatives, data protection threats are on the rise. Learn how you can protect your business here.
Reporting FGM & child abuse: Staff worried about being perceived as racist
According to the latest survey by the Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL), it was revealed that 31 per cent of staff are worried about reporting female genital mutilation (FGM) because they lack confidence in their own judgement.
Ransomware: Guidance from the National Cyber Security Centre
Over the weekend, the world was hit by one of the biggest cybersecurity threats in history. Many businesses and organisations had IT experts working 24/7 to prevent new infections and to stop the ‘WannaCry’ virus from spreading.
Millennials: Are you considering the self-development?
Millennials are a generation that believe people come first when it comes to business. A company that takes care of its employees is more likely to see good results, productivity and high staff retention rates. And it’s not just employee’s that should be taken care of - customers are also true to this belief.
Does learning and development have a bad reputation?
With budgets tighter than they ever have been before, HR departments and learning coordinators within businesses are being told to focus more on required learning while employees are finding they have less and less time for learning development.
Virtual College’s free resources for food handlers support food allergy awareness week
To help support and promote food allergy awareness week, amongst those involved in catering and food production, in particular, Virtual College is providing a range of online resources.
Virtual College to deliver workshop at safeguarding in education conference
Taking place at the Holiday Inn, Kensington, London on Thursday 18th May, this one day national conference, organised by Optimus Education, is primarily aimed at Child Protection Officers and Designated Safeguarding Leads, Headteachers, Deputy Headteachers and Assessment Headteachers.