eCom Scotland have secured a grant from Ufi Charitable Trust to fund virtual reality (VR) research. Ufi is an independent charity dedicated to increasing the delivery of adult vocational skills through digital technology.

The winners of the annual Learning Technologies Awards have been announced at this weeks ceremony in London, where over 800 people gathered to celebrate the best in learning technologies across the world.

Totara Learning has released Totara Learn 10, the latest version of its open source learning management software and the first release to bear the new Totara Learn product name replacing the previous Totara LMS name.

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Founded in 2001, Moodle has relied on partners (there’s currently 84 of them) to generate funds for the central project by paying royalties, but Martin Dougiamas, founder and CEO of Moodle Pty Ltd, have now succumbed to an outside investor, with France based Education for the Many, injecting $6m dollars into the company.


The shortlist of nominees for the 2017 Learning Technologies Awards has been published, with projects and products from across the globe being among those included within the 24 categories.

A quick count reveals there are 182 projects / suppliers making the cut in this years list which was whittled down by a panel of over 40 independent judges organised by the eLearning Network.