MILLA has been causing a stir in educational policy. The German abbreviation stands for modular interactive lifelong learning for all and describes the concept of a state-funded online learning platform. It has been developed by the Christian Democratic Union under the direction of Thomas Heilmann, internet entrepreneur and member of the German parliament. It […]

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Blisteringly fast texting and impeccable selfie taking – almost all adolescents today have mastered certain smartphone skills. But having to create a presentation in Microsoft PowerPoint or having to build staff planning schedules in Microsoft Excel makes many apprentices sweat. How can this be changed? This is the topic of our latest short documentary “Communication […]

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Nearly two years ago, I published a sobering review of the founding and funding dynamics in German EdTech under the title “Beauty statt Bildung“. Back then, young education companies and start-ups could rarely be found in the portfolios of leading investors and VCs. The situation today – what has changed? To state it straight away: […]

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Since November 2018, Learning Now TV is supported by its first channel ambassador. Paul Morgan has more than 25 years’ experience in senior learning and development roles and worked for Microsoft and O2, among others. In his new role with Learning Now TV, he focuses both on Learning Now TV itself and on its sister […]

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The DEKRA representation in Brussels invited to a highly interesting discussion with renowned political and economic representatives, titled “Digitization, skills, and the labor market – growing potentials, new requirements”, on Nov. 22, 2018. After a short introduction by DEKRA’s Executive Vice President Training, Dietmar Metzger, and hosted by Oliver Deiters, Head of Global External Affairs […]

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Many companies and organizations already use explainer videos for training and development. But another media format with great potential is still lesser known: so-called webcasts that follow documentaries and reportages known from television that can offer entertaining insights into different subject areas. We are currently developing a series of webcasts for the Federal Institute for […]

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I have to admit that I was a bit hesitant at first when I was asked if I was interested in becoming a part of the advisory panel of the ELSa project about two years ago This was due to the longer version of the project’s title “Adult learning in self-learning architectures”. I was hesitant […]

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Once again, the mmb institute has collected the most important figures in its annual analysis of the market development in the young e-learning sector. The key findings in the tenth issue of the analysis are about the development of the e-learning providers’ turnover. They show a growth of 8.5 percent in turnover for the most […]

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It is a great pleasure to me to announce that I will give a speech at the upcoming BiBB congress . In my half-hour talk I will share my thoughts and ideas on the „Development of occupational teaching and learning with digital media“. This year’s BiBB congress is dedicated among others to […]

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This blog piece continues the discussion around those factors that tend to lead to successful leadership development. And success is defined by permanent behavioural change in organisations and individuals that is consistent across the organisation. Here are a further six factors for you to take on board. They tie in with my previous blog piece […]

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