Kineo and City & Guilds are today hosting an event at the Tate Modern for its customers and friends where it will outline plans for the launch of City & Guilds Kineo in the UK.City & Guilds Kineo aims to be a major new brand for learning services to employers. In addition to existing services such as elearning, qualifications and accreditation; City & Guilds Kineo will offer new blended learning programmes in areas such as apprenticeships, customer service, management and compliance. The new City & Guilds Kineo brand will be unveiled at the event and attendees will be given a sneak preview of the new website, which will be launched at the end of the month.
Charles Leadbeater will open the event with a talk on innovation in learning. Charles is a leading authority on innovation and creativity, and author of 'We Think' and 'Innovation in Education'. Charles has written and talked extensively on innovation and learning. He is currently an advisor to the Department for Education's Innovation Unit on future strategies for more networked and personalised approaches to learning.
Chris Jones, CEO and Director General of City & Guilds, commented: "At City & Guilds we are passionate about learning and development. Nearly 2 million people a year achieve an accreditation with City & Guilds. We operate in 80 countries and our Group includes the Institute of Leadership & Management, which has 35,000 members dedicated to building their leadership and management skills. and the Centre for Skills Development, which was just recognised by the New York Times as a leading vocational educational research centre."
“Today we are excited to announce the launch of City & Guilds Kineo, the latest addition to the Group which will provide a range of innovative learning services to employers. The launch of City & Guilds Kineo reinforces our leading role at the very heart of learning and innovation.”
Steve Rayson, Managing Director of City & Guilds Kineo, commented “We are very proud to be part of the City & Guilds Group. We will continue to work with leading organisations to drive improved performance through learning and technology."
“Last month Kineo was recognised by ElearningIndustry.com as the number one global elearning content development company and earlier this year our responsive authoring tool for multi-device delivery won the prestigious LearnX platinum award for innovation. Our success has been built on the values of customer service, innovation, sharing and giving back to our communities and these will continue to be the values that drive us as we look forward to the future as part of the Group.”