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Coats plc, The Oxford Group and Kineo Win Brandon Hall Award

Coats plc, The Oxford Group and Kineo are pleased to announce they have been recognized with a Brandon Hall Bronze Award for Best Blended Program 2014. The prestigious industry award recognizes Coats' Management Capability Development Program (MCD) developed in partnership with Kineo and The Oxford Group.  The MCD is a two-year blended leadership program, which incorporates a smart use of …

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City & Guilds Kineo Shortlisted For 3 Elearning Awards

The Elearning Awards are an annual event inviting clients and providers to present their latest work to a panel of independent judges. Comprising of 20 categories across platforms, elearning and blends, it’s extremely competitive to win the coveted Gold Awards. Whittling down over 250 entrants, the independent judging panel have created their diverse shortlist, which highlights the massive range …

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First "Adapt Hack" Bursary Announced

Adapt Learning are inviting technology enthusiasts to join the first ever 24-hour "Adapt Hack" taking place at Culture Tech , on September 17. To compliment this event Adapt Learning collaborators have created a bursary to fund one lucky winner’s attendance. Culture Tech is a week-long celebration of creative innovation set in the heart of Northern Ireland, Derry. Assembling a range of events, …

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City & Guilds Kineo Welcomes New Managing Director

The City & Guilds Group, the global leader in skills education, has appointed Matthew Johnson as the Managing Director of City & Guilds Kineo. Matthew will lead the Group’s global services for employers, helping more than 200 businesses develop skilled workforces across the world. Chris Jones, Chief Executive, City & Guilds Group said: ‘Over the last 15 years, Matthew has …

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CG Kineo to Discuss the Key Steps to Onboarding Success at LT Summer Forum

City & Guilds Kineo are to showcase some of their latest client work at the Learning Technologies Summer Forum, taking place at Olympia, London on 17th June. They will also be delivering a free seminar that showcases effective onboarding techniques, and releasing a new guide at the show. The Summer Forum is the follow-up event to Europe’s biggest Learning Technologies & Skills Show …

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Elearning Graduate Scheme 2014 Launched

Award-winning global learning solutions company, City & Guilds Kineo have today released details of their 2014 Graduate Scheme, to run from their UK Head Office, based in Brighton. The Scheme offers out-going, driven graduates who are interested in learning technologies a unique opportunity to break into the world of elearning through a combination of structured training and practical work …

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Adapt Learning Wins Platinum Award at LearnX

City & Guilds Kineo is ecstatic to announce that Adapt Learning has received the Platinum Award for Best eLearning Design Technology in Asia Pacific at the 2014 LearnX Impact Awards.  The annual LearnX Impact Awards, run by the non-profit LearnX Foundation, recognizes the industry's top learning and development initiatives across the Asia Pacific region. For the second year in a row, …

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Kineo Pacific Wins Three LearnX Impact Awards

Kineo Pacific has once again been honoured with three major wins for their work in Asia Pacific, including two platinum awards at the 2014 LearnX Impact Awards.  Kineo is the recipient of two Platinum Awards , which includes Best eLearning Model Online for Education New Zealand's Agent Programme , a bespoke elearning programme, designed to train global education agents to promote New Zealand …

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Kineo recognized as Top 20 Content Development Company

Kineo, a global leader in learning and technology, has been recognized for the second consecutive year by TrainingIndustry.com as one of the Top 20 Content Development Companies. The 2014 Top 20 Content Development List honors companies demonstrating excellence in areas including innovation and impact, content development capabilities, growth potential, depth and breadth of subject matter expertise, …

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Kineo to Present & Exhibit at ASTD 2014

Kineo, a global leader in innovative learning and technology solutions, will be presenting and exhibiting at ASTD International Conference & Exposition in Washington DC, May 4th - 7th. Kineo’s booth (1405) will be showcasing their award-winning elearning solutions, the open source Totara LMS and multi-device eLearning solutions powered by Adapt, the open source HTLM5 eLearning authoring …

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New Managed Learning Service to Launch at CIPD L&D 2014

City & Guilds Kineo, Learning Provider of the Year, is to demonstrate how employers could save a significant amount of their training budgets and deliver a more personalised learning experience, with our new Managed Learning Service at the CIPD’s Learning and Development Show on 30 April and 1 May 2014. In our seminar at the upcoming event, we will share how the new Managed Learning …

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'Konnect' NYC Event Discusses Compliance Training Challenges & Solutions

Kineo, a global leader in learning and technology solutions, hosted a 'Konnect' learning and insights breakfast for over 35 L&D professionals on April 9th in Manhattan to discuss compliance and communication programs. Compliance training is a challenging area for L&D professionals. It’s notorious for it’s “check the box” style -- a style that employees have learned to dread. Kineo …

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City & Guilds Acquires Mindset

The City & Guilds Group has announced today that it has acquired Mindset, a digital learning company that provides services to colleges and employers in the UK. Mindset has developed a leading platform known as Profiler to manage and deliver functional skills. The core capabilities include initial and diagnostic testing and the assessment of maths, English and ICT. This acquisition will …

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City & Guilds Kineo Qualifications Support Civil Service Reform

This week City & Guilds Kineo launched 10 new qualifications for the Civil Service. There are increasingly high expectations being placed on civil servants and public services. We have developed and accredited these 10 new qualifications to support improved operational delivery. Improving Operational Delivery in the Civil Service The Operational Delivery Profession includes 280,000 …

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Kineo Konnect Event Invites Experts to Discuss Compliance

Kineo, a global leader in learning and technology solutions, will be hosting a 'Konnect' networking and insights event on April 9th in Manhattan to discuss compliance and communication programs. Compliance training is one of the most critical areas of elearning and also one of the most frustrating. Assembling a professional forum to share challenges, best practices and solutions will be a productive …

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100 Months – What Have We Learned? A View From Steve Rayson

100 months in learning technology, and one uber-learning: things change. Fast... Flash has come and (somewhat) gone. Mobile and multi-device learning was mainly a pipedream, now it’s mainstream. And social learning? There was no Facebook or Twitter when our journey started. And don’t get us started on the LMS – well, actually do… We caught up with the ever rapidly-moving …

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Apprenticeships and Professional Qualifications Transformed Through Technology

Employers could save thousands of pounds on their training budgets and deliver a more personalised learning experience, thanks to a new technology-led approach to apprenticeships and professional qualifications from City & Guilds Kineo, the global workplace learning company. The new Managed Learning Service (MLS) is the first solution of its kind that enables employers to motivate their …

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National Apprenticeships Awards 2014

We’re big fans of apprenticeships around here and big fans of awards (did we mention we recently did the treble? ) so the annual National Apprenticeships Awards is an initiative we can really get behind. And with National Apprenticeship Week just around the corner, now is the perfect time to consider who might be deserving of these awards. They are run by the good folk at the National Apprenticeship …

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City & Guilds Kineo Joins Open Source LRS Project

City & Guilds Kineo, treble award winners and Learning Provider of the Year, has today joined another vital open source project, Learning Locker. Learning Locker is an open source Tin Can/xAPI Learning Record Store which will allow deeper learner tracking and enhance the learning industry as a whole. Sven Laux, City & Guilds Kineo's Technical Director has joined the governance board of the …

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City & Guilds Kineo Does the Treble, Winning Learning Provider of the Year at the Learning Awards

City & Guilds Kineo has once again been honoured with a major industry award, winning Learning Provider of the Year at the prestigious Learning Awards. This lands City & Guilds Kineo with an unprecedented treble of international awards in 2013/14. The Learning Awards, run by the Learning and Performance Institute (LPI) honours the best in the learning industry. Nominees and industry …

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Adapt Learning Open Source Framework Officially Released

City & Guilds Kineo, Elearning Company of the Year and founders of the Adapt open source elearning framework, are delighted to announce the release of version 1.0 of the framework today, to coincide with Learning Technologies 2014. Adapt is designed to solve a problem in elearning. Delivery to multiple devices including iPad, iPhone, Android and desktop is a must-do in most organisations. …

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Talking Totara 2.5 and Totara LMS Mobile at Learning Technologies

City & Guilds Kineo, co-founders of Totara LMS and Platinum Partner, will be showcasing the latest features of Totara 2.5 and Totara LMS Mobile, the newest innovation at Learning Technologies, January 29-30 at Olympia 2, London.  With over 2 million users worldwide, and clients including Tesco, Sony Europe and Bridgestone - Totara LMS, the leading open source LMS for enterprise.  Totara …

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City & Guilds Kineo Feature In Elearning Movers and Shakers List

Now in its fifth year, the elearning movers and shakers list has helped identify key influencers in the online learning industry across the world. Both Steve Rayson, MD of City & Guilds Kineo and Cammy Bean, Vice President of Learning Design for Kineo US have been included. Collated by a panel of industry judges, these lists span the world, covering regions such as Europe, US & Canada …

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