City & Guilds Kineo Launched at Tate Modern

On 17th September over 80 clients and friends attended an event at the Tate Modern to celebrate the launch of the forthcoming City & Guilds Kineo company. There were a number of key announcements at the event including:

  • City & Guilds Kineo will launch the first UK Elearning Apprenticeship Academy with new qualifications mapped to national standards
  • Sponge and Learning Pool will be joining City & Guilds Kineo in their Adapt open source authoring tool project
  • The City & Guilds Kineo company will be offering a range of new services including an Apprenticeship+ programme for employers
  • The launch of a new brand and forthcoming website for City & Guilds Kineo
Chris Jones, CEO and Director General of City & Guilds commented “At City & Guilds we have a history of over 135 years of designing high quality learning. We acquired Kineo as we were drawn to their innovation, their quality, their values and their customer service. We are confident the new City & Guilds Kineo organisation will be a major force in workplace learning.

Steve Rayson, Managing Director Designate of City & Guilds Kineo, commented “This is a very exciting day for us. We can now provide fully integrated solutions from design to delivery to accreditation. Our new services in areas such as apprenticeships, compliance, sales, management and technical training are already driving significant new revenues."

City & Guilds Kineo will start life on a high following record sales of over £5m in the last quarter and being named the top elearning development company by"

"I would like to take this opportunity to thank all of our clients old, and new, for their support. We are very much looking forward to the years ahead."

The presentation slides from the launch event can be viewed here.


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