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Interview: The state of video in education Special

Video is being increasing used as a medium for teaching. One of the leading providers of video technology is Kaltura. We spoke with from Michal Tsur, Kaltura's Co-Founder, President, and General Manager of Enterprise & Learning, to find out more.

E-learning solutions for business success

For employees schooled on mobile devices and accessing on-line content, the use of electronic learning materials can lead to better engagement and improved learning outcomes, according to new research.

Digital tools lead to new ways to analyze training effectiveness

Most companies deliver training to employees, with the aim of seeking a more knowledgeable and capable workforce. But how effective is this training and is it value for money? Analytics can help evaluate this.

Digital transformation of learning raises business performance

As businesses grow and expand, new ways of learning are required to rapidly and effectively deliver training to employees. This requires a new approach to the subject, using digital tools and technologies.

Matching workers with open jobs is still a struggle

Claims for unemployment benefits have been below 300,000 for 130 weeks in a row, a sign of a robust labor market. There are also 6 million jobs available, one for every unemployed worker in the country. What can employers do to fill those positions?

DNA analysis helps athletes to improve performance

Manchester - Studying DNA can assist people with their personal fitness targets and with athletes to achieve their training goals. The approach forms part of a new science study.

Praise and criticism comes out over new EPA pesticide rules

When the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its updated pesticide use regulations last week, the rules were hailed as a game-changer for American farms and workers.

After NATO drawdown, U.S. forces guide Afghans from the shadows

Jelalabad - From his watchtower in insurgency-wracked eastern Afghanistan, US army Specialist Josh Whitten doesn't have much to say about his Afghan colleagues. "They don't come up here anymore, because they used to mess around with our stuff.

Refugees help fill gaps in German labour market

Bobingen - Like a growing number of German employers, garage-owner Robert Menhofer has decided to give a young refugee a chance and is lavish in his praise for George Romanos, a young trainee from Syria. "He's going to be a really good mechanic!

Obama approves 450 more troops for Iraq training mission

Washington - US President Barack Obama on Wednesday approved the deployment of 450 more US military trainers to Iraq, a cautious bid to reverse gains by the Islamic State group.

Obama poised to send more troops to train Iraqis

Washington - President Barack Obama appears poised to approve the deployment of hundreds more US training personnel to Iraq, in a bid to reverse gains by the Islamic State group.

'World's angriest AI' being built to train call centre staff

An AI company in New Zealand has tasked itself with building the angriest robot ever made. It has invested over £200,000 into the product which is intended to help companies deliver better customer service by telling them how to understand angry callers.

US trains Syrian rebels to take on Islamic State

Washington - The US military has begun training a small unit of "moderate" Syrian rebels in Jordan to return home and take on the might of the Islamic State, after months of intense vetting.

Ghana gets its first emergency medicine training program

In a new initiative seeking to improve healthcare in the country, Ghana has begun its first emergency medicine training program. Nurses are being trained and despatched to regions across the country and new recruits are busily signing up.

Ruthless and bumbling — The Charlie Hebdo killers' odd mixture

Paris - They killed like pros, but when the time came to flee, the Charlie Hebdo murderers morphed into bumbling characters from a crime caper -- an odd and troubling mix, according to French security experts.

Paris gunmen likely 'military trained'

Paris - The calm, cold determination and deadly efficiency of the gunmen who attacked a French satirical magazine on Wednesday, leaving 12 people dead, has led police to believe they received military-style training.

U.S. aims to quickly train Iraq forces for anti-IS fight

Baghdad - American and allied soldiers are aiming to rapidly train thousands of Iraqi security personnel in the "bare minimum basics" needed to join the fight against militants who swept Baghdad's troops aside.

How you can work out with a personal trainer anytime you want from anyplace Commissioned

At first, this sounds impractical and costly, but thanks to the Internet, working out with a personal trainer wherever and whenever you want to has actually become easy and affordable.

Life coaching becoming one of fastest growing industries

After the 2007 economic crash, many individuals were faced with unemployment and the challenge of finding a new career, leading some to venture into what has become one of the fastest growing industries over the last decade.

Virtual reality aids fire service Special

Toledo - The Toledo Fire and Rescue Department has implemented a virtual incident response training simulator called RescueSim. The software will allow in-depth training for any possible incident.

Op-Ed: It’s not about the police, but how they are trained

Fullerton - The jury in the Kelly Thomas case in delivered a verdict of not guilty. As you may recall, the central issue was the responsibility for the death of Thomas.

Catalonia, Spain launches bid to ban animals in circus shows

Barcelona - On Tuesday this week, two years after the animal-loving region of Catalonia in Spain banned bullfighting, they are now lobbying to ban the use of animals in circus shows.

US & SA troops head to Port Elizabeth, South Africa for training

Port Elizabeth - It seems South Africa and the USA are collaborating in training exercises for military troops in Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape later this month.

Video: Military training area in heart of ancestral Hawai'i

On the island of Hawai'i, right in the heart of ancestral lands, lies the Pohakuloa Training Area. Depleted uranium is present in this area, as well as at the Schofield Barracks on O'ahu. Something needs to be done to stop this.

Op-Ed: Israeli Air Force make preparations for large Combat Air Exercise

The Israeli Air Force (IAF) is planning to stage Blue Plug, its largest ever multinational exercise with at least five foreign air forces from Uvda Air Base. Many pilots and combat aircraft types are expected to participate.

Op-Ed: Just what does a Personal Financial Trainer do and who needs one? Special

Toronto - Just what is a Personal Financial Trainer, who would use or need the services of a Personal Financial Trainer and why is it needed and different from the many financial services available to the masses in 2012?

Op-Ed: Israeli hospitals make preparations for chemical weapons attack

The ongoing struggle for peace in the Middle East continues daily. While the Arab revolutions carry on, the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) prepares hospitals for likely chemical attacks on Israeli citizens during the coming war with Iran and Syria.

Top Republican official slams DHS for wasteful zombie training

Washington - It seems even the United States federal government is preparing for the zombie apocalypse. A new report by a top Republican official slammed the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for wasting money on zombie training.

Documentary: Professional prisoners learning skills

In this eye-opening 25-minute documentary, we visit a prison in Russia that educates its prisoners, pays them well for their work and gives them skills for a chance of a better life on release.

FBI agents being taught that all Muslims are violent

It appears with the United States's FBI is teaching agents that Muslims as a whole are violent. A training manual states the Koran is a book that has its followers use violence to convert the world to Islam.
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