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Government investing in refining talent in school and university

Government investing in refining talent in school and university

The Danish government set to focus on the most talented pupils and students by directing funding to refine and develop their talent. The projects concern the whole formal educational system including primary school, secondary school and higher education. For the primary- and secondary school a national talent unit will be established, a digital talent forum. To develop the top pupil’s talent from a scientific foundation and international cooperation. The general purpose is to secure systematic… Continue reading

Gamification and learning: Talent Management Part 3

Gamification and learning: Talent Management Part 3

“Every single social and global issue of our day is a business opportunity in disguise.” Peter Drucker writes. To find these opportunities is crucial for the development of businesses and requires business intelligence, knowledge creation, operational excellence and talent management. However, the organisation’s quest for excellence concerns not only new opportunities but all parts of the business, which results basically rely on its employees and their talent. Thereby, the training of talent is essential for… Continue reading

France transforming Vocational High School for the Digital Age

France transforming Vocational High School for the Digital Age

eLearningworld News The vocational high school is intended to be a stepping stone for the students to be able to enter the working life from day one after graduation with accurate skills and qualifications. In the rapidly changing world of the digital society, France is now launching a profound transformation of this form of education. Jean-Michel Blanquer, Minister of National Education, comments on the reform in the following way: “This involves the promotion of excellence… Continue reading

Talent Management building bridges to the working life in Germany

Talent Management building bridges to the working life in Germany

eLearningworld News The German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) launches two new projects to promote education for young people in small and micro enterprises and a competition of digital talent open for all students. The first is a part of the training structure program JOBSTARTER plus where the BMBF will provide around 7.6 million euros of its own funds as well as funds from the European Social Fund. Besides providing in-company training, it… Continue reading

Latest News: Gamification to adapt Recruitment to 21th Century’s requirements

Latest News: New Search Engine to find the best courses in 4000 universities

eLearningworld News from UK In case educational background and work-experience are the only criteria in the recruitment-process, many requirements of today’s and the future market is being neglected, which basically comes out the need of diversity in the workforce but also to find the right talent to a particular position. These deficits can to a large extent be over-bridged by gamification mechanics in the form of psychometric games software for recruitment. This is basically an artificial… Continue reading

Latest News: Norway investing in regional centres for refinement of STEM-talent

Latest News: Norway investing in regional centres for refinement of STEM-talent

eLearningworld News from Norway In the autumn 2016 talent centres in Oslo, Bergen, Trondheim and Tromsø opens. The purpose is to offer a creative and motivating environment for high-performance pupils within STEM from late primary school and early secondary school. The inspiration to these centres comes from Denmark and its Science Talenter at the Sorø Akademi that has showed good results where the adaption of teaching level to the high performance pupils is the key… Continue reading