• 5 Minutes of reading

    Published on 07 July 2022.

    Ever wondered what the secret is to creating dynamic and engaging blended learning courses? Well, we’d be lying if we said there was a shortcut to success, but there are some important considerations that can help you to design a truly dynamic blended learning course! The key word here is adaptability. The best training courses are the ones that are truly adapted to the needs of your employees and organisation. So, while there isn’t a magic bullet, we promise that we do have some invaluable tips and advice to offer. Keep reading if you don’t believe us!  


  • 8 Minutes of reading

    Published on 07 July 2022.

    Any trainer will tell you how important it is to have a varied, dynamic and engaging blended learning course. And it’s a fact that e-learning has a tendency to isolate and discourage learners, often leading to very low completion rates. But don’t worry – engaging learners in distance learning courses is not mission impossible!  


  • 9 Minutes of reading

    Published on 07 July 2022.

    Learning management systems are now near-ubiquitous across businesses of all sizes. This affords trainers the world over the ability to create their own e-learning modules. Nonetheless, designing a truly great course is still no mean feat. In this guide, we’ll show you how it’s done by offering useful advice and tips.


  • 7 Minutes of reading

    Published on 07 July 2022.

    The training sector is evolving in line with technological advances and neuroscience discoveries about learning. With it, the role of the trainer is being transformed, too. Gradually, trainers are evolving into digital learning project managers, tasked with staying on top of the latest teaching methods and adapting to them rapidly. It’s therefore not surprising that the effectiveness of a blended learning course partly depends on a trainer’s stance on digital learning, along with their ability to juggle in-person sessions and e-learning modules.  


  • 11 Minutes of reading

    Published on 07 June 2022.

    Developing a learning culture, providing accessible training for employees and improving learner engagement are just some of the challenges companies face when it comes to upskilling their workforce.


  • 7 Minutes of reading

    Published on 14 May 2022.

    The pandemic and its consequences – travel restrictions, lockdowns and the shift to remote working – have led to the exponential digitalisation of work and professional training. Beyond that, the pandemic has led to a paradigm shift, forcing us to take a step back and reflect on how we run our economies and societies. As a result, we have come to realise the importance of human connections.


  • 9 Minutes of reading

    Published on 14 May 2022.

    The Covid-19 pandemic has been completely unprecedented, meaning that we’ve had no points of reference to help us make sense of what has unfolded. Many sectors, such as retail and hospitality, struggled during the successive lockdowns in the UK and had to either make their employees redundant or put them on furlough. And as the pandemic has dragged on, the wider economy has taken a hit, with many companies being forced to shut down completely.


  • 9 Minutes of reading

    Published on 14 May 2022.

    Ever wondered what skills training managers will need in the future? We heard from Stéphane Diebold, head of the training association AFFEN, during a conference held at the SRH E-learning Expo. Having worked as an executive within dozens of companies, Stéphane established AFFEN, which he describes as the first think tank and “do tank” for training managers. Passionate about all things training, he touched on some key skills that trainers will need to remain relevant in the future. Rise Up was there. Here are some of our key takeaways from the session.


  • 7 Minutes of reading

    Published on 14 May 2022.

    It’s clear that the pandemic and the resulting lockdowns have accelerated the digitalisation of training. In no time at all, professional training methods have been completely transformed. Delivering traditional in-person training has been made much more difficult. Companies are being forced to look towards digital learning methods, based on e-learning or blended learning.


  • 5 Minutes of reading

    Published on 14 May 2022.

    Do you find millennials a difficult generation to train? We’ll provide you with some key pointers for how to engage them, including working in groups, freedom of expression, visual communication and learning by experience.


  • 6 Minutes of reading

    Published on 13 May 2022.

    The world of work is set to undergo a global reskilling revolution. That’s according to analysis conducted by the World Economic Forum, which has claimed that almost one third of all jobs worldwide will be transformed by technology in 2030. As jobs evolve, so will the skills required to perform them. Reskilling workforces will therefore be crucial to ensure that employees have the skills they need to perform the jobs of the future and fulfil their potential.  


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