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10 Top Tips To Start Your Collaboration

While it’s clear that there isn’t a one-size-fits-all solution for cross-team collaboration between HR and L&D, this report and its findings highlights how critical better organisational alignment is to the success of businesses – whatever form that takes. Here’s our 10 top tips to start you on the road to collaboration.    If you would …

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Kineo South Africa joins the City & Guilds Kineo family

The City & Guilds Group  has acquired Kineo South Africa, a franchise of Kineo based in Cape Town. The franchise will become part of City & Guilds Kineo, which helps organisations to improve their people and performance through learning and technology. This follows City & Guilds Group’s acquisition of Kineo  in 2012 and the addition …

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City & Guilds Kineo Report Highlights Lack of Collaboration in L&D

Over half of UK businesses have two or more different teams taking responsibility for learning & development (L&D), leading to confusion and lack of cohesion. That’s according to a new report launched this week by City & Guilds Kineo. The report, ‘ Bridging the L&D Divide: How Collaborative is Your Learning & Development? ’, …

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Kineo Recognized as a Leading Content Development Company

Kineo, a global leader in learning and technology, is pleased to announce their recognition on TrainingIndustry.com’s “ 2015 Top 20 Content Development Companies List .” This is the third consecutive year Kineo has been named on the list.  Selection is based on criteria including industry visibility, innovation, capability to develop multiple …

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Adapt Wins Gold for Best Elearning Design Technology

For the third consecutive year, the open source multi-device Adapt Framework has been recognised for its achievements in elearning design technology by the Asia-Pacific based LearnX Awards. The LearnX awards, run by the non-profit LearnX Foundation, has been recognising the industry's best learning and development initiatives across Asia Pacific …

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Kineo US Moves Chicago Headquarters Office to Accommodate Growth

Kineo, a global provider of award-winning eLearning solutions, is moving its US headquarters from the West Loop in downtown Chicago to a larger loft office space in Greektown. This new office will accommodate Kineo’s growing team and expand its opportunities to meet client needs. Kineo US has been serving Fortune 500 companies for the past 5 ½ …

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City & Guilds Kineo Releases EssentialsPlus

City & Guilds Kineo has released its new fully responsive multi-device elearning modules, supported by the hosted learning platform, MyEssentialsPlus. The EssentialsPlus modules offer training for employees within organisations, supporting and developing knowledge in key areas such as compliance, onboarding and leadership skills, all of which …

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City & Guilds Kineo Named Strategic Leader in Bespoke Elearning

City & Guilds Kineo has been named a Strategic Leader in the Bespoke Elearning market for a third consecutive year, as part of an independent, annual study undertaken by Elearnity. City & Guilds Kineo has been a pioneer for innovation in elearning since establishing in 2005. It has progressed with the elearning and learning technologies …

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City & Guilds Kineo and Barclays Win 2015 Learning Award

A blended learning programme created by Barclays, a City & Guilds Kineo client, was recognised at this year’s Learning Awards, scooping a Bronze Award. The learning and development community’s top performing organisations and individuals gathered on 5 February to celebrate the 19th annual Learning Awards, created and hosted …

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RAF Fly To The Top Working With City & Guilds Kineo

Following rigorous no-notice inspection of the teaching standards and experiences of apprentices at RAF training schools and operational units, Ofsted have awarded the RAF with an ‘outstanding’ for their engineering apprenticeship programmes. The apprenticeship programme has been recognised for the world class training it provides, …

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The City & Guilds Group Acquires The Oxford Group

The City & Guilds Group is pleased to announce that it has acquired The Oxford Group. The Oxford Group is a global management training, leadership development and executive coaching company, with an impressive track record of helping organisations get the best from their people. The move enhances the City & Guilds Group’s offer to …

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City & Guilds Kineo Win ‘Top Totara Partner 2014’ Award

Totara LMS (part of Totara Learning) is an open-source learning management system that currently has 76 partners worldwide, operating in over 36 countries. City & Guilds Kineo, Platinum Partner and one of the founders of Totara Learning Solutions, has been announced as the Top Totara Partner of 2014. Totara Learning Solutions (TLS) was founded …

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Gamification Gold for McDonald's Till Training

McDonald’s UK and global learning solutions company City & Guilds Kineo are celebrating the success of their recent collaboration this morning having picked up the Gold Award for an innovative approach to systems training at the 2014 Elearning Awards. The Elearning Awards, celebrating their 10th anniversary this year, are established …

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City & Guilds Kineo Release 2014 Learning Insights Report

The annual e.learning age Awards Gala Night taking place at the Marriott Hotel in Grosvenor Square in London this evening - November 6 - sees the release of City & Guilds Kineo’s latest Learning Insights Report. The 2014 Report highlights the importance of applied learning in helping businesses add value through learning. This …

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Army offers City & Guilds Qualifications

After the success of offering qualifications to the soldiers guarding the Olympics, the Army is now offering a wider range of City & Guilds qualifications to all soldiers. In 2011, City & Guilds started discussions with the Army to develop their Lifelong Learning Strategy by expanding their current offering into other areas in order …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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New Qualifications for the Civil Service

Civil Service employees can now get their skills recognised with new City & Guilds  Operational Delivery Profession qualifications , developed in partnership with City & Guilds Kineo. These internationally recognised qualifications will help to improve future career opportunities by upskilling individuals and recognising their existing …

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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 …

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