Posts on Education & Training

SkillsLogic Develops the Enhance Digital Teaching Platform

28 Feb 20 Daniel Learning Management Systems  / Education & Training
The Enhance Digital Teaching Platform has been designed to help develop teaching and training practice using technology across the Further Education (FE) and Training sector.

SkillsLogic development team grows with new apprentice

22 Mar 18 Dan Company News  / Education & Training

Say hello to Euan, the latest member of our Sheffield software development team. Euan joins us via the 'software development' pathway of the modern apprenticeship programme.

Ready for GDPR? Try our free GDPR awareness online course

31 Jan 18 Dan Education & Training  / Bespoke Software  / E-Learning
Skillsby, the easy-to-use learning management system (LMS) from SkillsLogic, is offering a free GDPR course online titled 'GDPR Awareness' to help large and small organisations get to grips with the shake-up in data protection legislation.

SIR Data Insights - Getting Ready for the 2016/17 Workforce Data Upload

21 Jun 17 Mike Education & Training  / Bespoke Software
SIR Data Insights - the national FE sector workforce data service - is ready for the 2016/17 SIR25 upload window. All FE colleges in England are encouraged to submit workforce data - the staff individualised record - to the online service when the upload window opens at the start of July. Independent training providers, charities and adult and community learning organisations are also encouraged to make a submission.

Improving Performance in Higher Education with Microsoft Power BI

13 Jun 17 Mike Dashboards & Data Warehousing  / Education & Training
Many organisations would make smarter decisions if they could make better use of data they hold in different management information systems . They struggle because much of their data is hard to access, hard to join up with data from other systems and even harder to share across the organisation before it becomes out of date.

Why you should develop a bespoke learning management system to deliver compliance training to multiple clients

07 Jun 17 Mike Learning Management Systems  / Bespoke Software  / Education & Training  / E-Learning
From time to time we get asked to develop a bespoke learning management system for a training provider that wants to use e-learning to deliver compliance type training to multiple client organisations. Most of those training providers are already using an established off the shelf system - either Moodle or a commercial Software as a Service (SaaS) solution.

Power BI - DAX Functions - CALCULATE and ALL

25 May 17 Mike Dashboards & Data Warehousing  / Education & Training
This example shows you how to CALCULATE and ALL in Power BI to create a simple measure that returns the start date for each unique run or instance of a course.

Power BI - How to show rows excluded by slicer

02 May 17 Mike Dashboards & Data Warehousing  / Education & Training
This was a problem that took me a little bit longer to solve than I expected.
We’ve developed a business intelligence solution for a training organisation that works with schools and teachers. The back end data warehouse is built in SQL Server and hosted in Azure. The front end is a Power BI reporting solution - a set of management information reports for drilling into data about course enrolments, website registrations and other kinds of engagement with teachers.

Future Apprenticeships - 3 Million New Starts by 2020 is a Big Goal

03 Mar 17 Mike Dashboards & Data Warehousing  / Education & Training
There are big plans to increase the number and quality of apprenticeships in the UK. In England the Government has committed to increase the number of apprenticeships to 3m by 2020 - that's 3m starts in 2020. At the same time the Government wants to raise quality.

How we developed a course booking system for the Education and Training Foundation

01 Feb 17 Mike Bespoke Software  / Education & Training  / Learning Management Systems
The new course booking system that SkillsLogic developed for the Education and Training Foundation is a great example of how we work with a client to turn an initial set of broad requirements into a mission critical web application that delivers real value from the day it goes live.

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