LTG, the AIM-listed e-learning business, have posted half year revenue of £12.8m, a 50 per cent increase from £8.4m a year earlier.
Derry based Learning Pool has acquired Mind Click, the e-learning company which has offices in Nottingham and Brighton.
CogBooks, a UK-based education technology business, has raised £1.25m from existing investors Nesta Impact Investments, DC Thomson and the Scottish Investment Bank, the investment arm of Scottish Enterprise. The investment will be used to accelerate expansion in the UK and US higher education markets.
The demographics of massive open online course (MOOC) analytics show that the great majority of learners are highly qualified professionals, and not, as originally envisaged, the global community of disadvantaged learners who have no access to good higher education.
Updated versions of Moodle are now available to download. The updates include bug fixes, performance improvements as well as a security update.
The City & Guilds Group has announced the creation of a new digital credentialing services business, following the acquisition of Makewaves. Digitalme – a not-for-profit organisation – will also become part of the City & Guilds Group. The new business will be known solely as Digitalme.
Technavio’s latest global content authoring tools market report highlights four key emerging trends predicted to impact market growth from 2016-2020.
The Learning Technologies Awards has published its shortlists for its upcoming 2016 awards programme with 200 individual organisations from across the world represented in eighteen awards categories. Outstanding projects and products from over 15 different countries are among those who made the 2016 shortlist.
Learning Machine and MIT Media Lab's Learning Initiative have released the first version of an open-source project that builds an ecosystem for creating, sharing, and verifying blockchain-based educational credentials.
Research on more than 2,000 potential workers reveals the gulf between learner aspirations and the experience of learning in the workplace.
Following an initial investment in December, Unicorn Training has taken a majority stake in Amuzo, to bring the BAFTA-nominated games studio under the Unicorn corporate umbrella.
Athabasca University Press has published Emergence and Innovation in Digital Learning, a book edited by George Veletsianos, that owes its existence to the insightful authors who contributed their chapters on the topic. Like other titles published by AU Press, the book is open access.
Learning Technology Group has agreed to buy the entire share capital of Rustici Software LLC for a sum of USD26 million from its founders, Mike Rustici and Tim Martin.
As noted in their preliminary results, Tribal Group has been in discussions in relation to their contract with TAFE Queensland, and today Tribal confirms that it has agreed with TAFE Queensland to end the contract with immediate effect.
Brightwave have announced it's been acquired by Capita, the UK provider of technology-enabled customer and business process services and integrated professional support services.