Busy professionals today increasingly demand more flexibility when it comes to their learning. They want easy, intuitive training that allows them to maintain and upgrade their skills, attain important professional...
…it was clear that the [Brightspace] platform had the flexibility, reliability, and rich functionality that we were looking for to move our program fully online. Andrea Rodic, Program Manager, CPLED...
Learning doesn’t end at graduation, and businesses understand that continuous learning is crucial for success. At Energy Safety Canada (ESC), ongoing learning contributes to something even more important than organizational success—the safety of the energy workers it serves and supports.
Children and young adults are facing an unprecedented mental health crisis. Each year, more young people are reaching out to mental health crisis support lines. To encourage students to reflect on their mental wellbeing and seek support when they need it, The Robb Nash Project created a safe, virtual space where they can explore complex topics with compassion, understanding, and professional support.
For years now, ISTE has been helping educators learn how to take advantage of technology. When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, and schools switched to a fully online teaching model, they embraced technology-enabled learning in many ways. ISTE played a key role in helping thousands of educators level up their pedagogical skills through both certification and bite-size competency-based professional learning courses.
The CPSA wanted to make its national professional sales competency framework accessible for salespeople throughout Canada—but a reliance on in-person training and paper-based exams made it difficult to extend beyond the major cities. By harnessing D2L Brightspace, the organization has successfully moved to an online model and built partnerships with postsecondary education providers across the country.
The Durham District School Board’s Professional Learning Hub, powered by D2L Brightspace, was created as an anytime/anywhere, personalized, on-demand professional development portal for 12,000 Durham District School Board staff. The “Hub” intelligently speaks to the school board’s HR systems so that all employees are greeted with a landing page that highlights online learning modules and resources geared toward their employee role and grouping. Course content is created by a cadre of departmental staff and instructors. Currently, more than 200 active courses and workshops have been made available to staff in the district using this platform.
International Municipal Signal Association (IMSA) certifications help public safety professionals work safely and advance their careers, but the organization’s training sessions and proctored exams were often difficult for learners to attend in person. The COVID-19 crisis prompted IMSA to embark on a digital transformation by working with D2L and enSYNC to launch a new education platform that will enable learners to achieve certifications 100% online.