Thursday, 11 October 2018

FutureLearn Seeks New Investment (£40m Suggested)


Following reports in the Financial Times that they're seeking a £40m cash injection, FutureLearn have confirmed that they are indeed seeking additional investors.

Wednesday, 26 September 2018

Blackboard Rebrands MoodleRooms


Blackboard Inc. have announced that they are rebranding Moodlerooms , their SaaS open-source learning management system, as "Blackboard Open LMS."

Monday, 24 September 2018

Flash in the Pan Take 2 – How will Your eLearning React when “Disable by Default” Hits in July 2019?

Adobe have told all of us that support for the Flash animation player will cease in 2020 – however …


… to compound the issue, Google have announced their Flash “Disable by Default” date for the Chromium browser as July 2019, whilst Mozilla say the Firefox browser will disable the Flash plug-in “by default” at some point in 2019.

Friday, 29 June 2018

LearningPool Acquires MediaCorp

LearningPool, the Belfast based eLearning tools and content provider, have announced the acquisition of MediaCorp.

Wednesday, 20 June 2018

Scottish Government Launch £2m Digital Development Loan Fund

The Scottish Government have launched a £2 million Digital Development Loan to provide funds to companies who wish to improve their digital capabilities and processes, focusing on areas such as cyber security, data analytics and software engineering.

Monday, 11 June 2018

CloserStill Media buys Majority stake in Elliott Masies "Learning 2018" Conference

CloserStill Media, the company behind the Learning Technologies conferences, has bought a majority stake in ‘Learning 2018’ in a deal with Masie Productions.

A new company (CSM Learning), under a joint venture agreement, will continue to produce the annual Learning Conference held in Orlando, Florida with Elliott Masie leading the "programme curation" and hosting the event.

Wednesday, 6 June 2018

Bolt Learning to Raise £4m Fresh Capital

Herald Scotland are reporting that BOLT Learning, the Paisley based online training company, plans to raise up to £4m to fund a major expansion.