Immerse Learning exhibiting at World of Learning 2014

Immerse Learning exhibiting at World of Learning 2014

WE ARE EXCITED TO ANNOUNCE THAT IMMERSE LEARNING WILL BE EXHIBITING AND PRESENTING AT WORLD OF LEARNING FROM 30 SEPTEMBER-1 OCTOBER   This year’s World of Learning will take place at the NEC in Birmingham from 30 September – 1 October 2014. World of Learning is...
Thoughts on being part of a Digital Revolution

Thoughts on being part of a Digital Revolution

THIS WEEK THE IMMERSE TEAM WENT TO THE DIGITAL REVOLUTION EXHIBITION AT THE BARBICAN, LONDON. JESSICA DRISCOLL SHARES HER THOUGHTS ON THE EXHIBITION AND BEING PART OF A DIGITAL REVOLUTION.   From the old school arcade game Pong to the mind control computer game...
Video: H2S safety scenario in Virtual Refinery

Video: H2S safety scenario in Virtual Refinery

Our latest video shows an example of a safety training scenario in response to a hydrogen sulfide leak in the Immerse virtual refinery.   The Immerse platform enables Learning & Development teams to deliver their Health & Safety training online in...
HSE Training: Is face to face always the best option?

HSE Training: Is face to face always the best option?

WITH A TOTAL OF 175,000 REPORTED INJURIES IN 2013 IN THE UK ALONE, 148 OF WHICH WERE FATAL, HEALTH AND SAFETY TRAINING IS STILL A MAJOR CONCERN OF MANY ORGANISATIONS.   In particular, in the international fields of Oil and Gas and Construction where the risk of...
Is Silicon Roundabout the new global tech hub?

Is Silicon Roundabout the new global tech hub?

IS LONDON OVERTAKING SILICON VALLEY AS THE WORLD’S NEW TECHNOLOGY HUB?   The spotlight was on the capital’s technology industry last month during the first London Technology Week. According to a recent report by South Mountain Economics, “the technology and...
Video: Immerse – Learning, Reinvented…

Video: Immerse – Learning, Reinvented…

WATCH OUR NEW COMPANY VIDEO FOR AN INTRODUCTION TO IMMERSE LEARNING At Immerse, we are genuinely reinventing learning by combining sophisticated 3D gaming technology with expert teaching and engaging learning content.   This video showcases the latest...
Video: Scenario based Health Safety training

Video: Scenario based Health Safety training

OUR LATEST VIDEO SHOWCASES THE POTENTIAL OF THE IMMERSE PLATFORM FOR SCENARIO-BASED TRAINING We’re excited to share some of the latest product developments that the Immerse team have been working on with you. Our latest video highlights the potential of the Immerse...
Immerse Learning announced as EdTech 20 finalist

Immerse Learning announced as EdTech 20 finalist

IMMERSE LEARNING HAS BEEN NAMED ONE OF EUROPE’S 20 FASTEST GROWING AND MOST INNOVATIVE E-LEARNING COMPANIES IN 2014 BY EDTECH EUROPE.   Companies were judged in terms of innovation, scale, market impact and revenue growth over the last year to discover the most...
Experiences of some of our learners (Part-2)

Experiences of some of our learners (Part-2)

IN APRIL THIS YEAR, THE FIRST COURSE ON OUR NEW LEARNING PLATFORM KICKED OFF WITH THK UNIVERSITY IN TURKEY.   We offered them a communicative English course aimed at improving their speaking and listening skills and confidence in using the English language. They...
Immerse learning exhibiting at GetGnergy Global 2014

Immerse learning exhibiting at GetGnergy Global 2014

WE ARE EXCITED TO BE EXHIBITING AGAIN AT THIS YEAR’S GETENERGY GLOBAL EVENT FROM 2-4 JUNE 2014.   GetEnergy Global 2014 will be held at the Business Design Centre in London from 2-4 June and is the international forum for education, training and workforce...
Experiences of some of our learners (Part-1)

Experiences of some of our learners (Part-1)

IN APRIL THIS YEAR, THE FIRST COURSE ON OUR NEW LEARNING PLATFORM KICKED OFF WITH THK UNIVERSITY IN TURKEY.   We offered them a communicative English course aimed at improving their speaking and listening skills and confidence in using the English language. They...
Using the Oculus Rift to transform learning

Using the Oculus Rift to transform learning

FACEBOOK’S RECENT $2BN PURCHASE OF OCULUS VR HAS PUT VIRTUAL REALITY BACK INTO THE SPOTLIGHT AND RE-FUELLED DISCUSSIONS ABOUT THE POSSIBILITIES THAT VIRTUAL REALITY CAN OPEN UP.   The social media giant hopes that its latest acquisition will “create the most...
Showcase: Immerse 3D Avatar Development (Part-1)

Showcase: Immerse 3D Avatar Development (Part-1)

JORDAN COLLINS, 3D ARTIST AND ANIMATOR AT IMMERSE LEARNING, EXPLAINS THE TECHNOLOGY AND DEVELOPMENT PROCESS BEHIND OUR AVATARS’ PHONEMIC HEADS.   At Immerse Learning, we are pioneering the use of 3D avatars and environments for learning programmes. One of the...
Bridging the skills Gap: Training is the key

Bridging the skills Gap: Training is the key

TACKLING THE SKILLS SHORTAGE IS A TOP CONCERN FOR EMPLOYERS THESE DAYS. WHAT IS CURRENTLY BEING DONE TO BRIDGE THE GAP AND WHERE SHOULD WE FOCUS OUR EFFORTS?   46% of executives at large US companies believe that they won’t have the skills they need in the next...
Oil & Gas: An increasingly international workforce

Oil & Gas: An increasingly international workforce

A RECENT GOVERNMENT-BACKED REVIEW OF ENGINEERING SKILLS CONDUCTED BY PROFESSOR JOHN PERKINS OF THE DEPARTMENT FOR BUSINESS, INNOVATION AND SKILLS BRINGS TO LIGHT THE INCREASING RELIANCE OF THE OIL AND GAS INDUSTRY ON MIGRANT WORKERS.   One in five technical and...
The learning landscape for immigrants in Canada

The learning landscape for immigrants in Canada

FOLLOWING A RECENT VISIT TO CANADA, MARK SIMPSON, BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR AT IMMERSE LEARNING, WROTE A PIECE FOR US ON THE STATE OF LEARNING IN THE CANADIAN HEALTHCARE INDUSTRY.   Canada is actively seeking talented immigrants with key skills to fill a...
3 Common Misconception about Gamification

3 Common Misconception about Gamification

GAMIFICATION IS A BIG BUZZWORD THESE DAYS BUT DESPITE THE HYPE SURROUNDING IT, THERE IS STILL A LOT OF SCEPTICISM.   In this post we address 3 prevailing misconceptions about gamification.   Myth 1. Gamification is just about badges Gamification is the...