A blast from the past twelve months
Ricky Doyle
A blast from the past twelve months

Can you believe we are about to begin a new decade? You may answer no, because technically a new decade doesn't begin until 2021 according to the Gregorian calendar (which didn't start with year zero, so there's another year to wait)!

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Focus on releasing edtech from its shacklesinsight
Ricky Doyle
In 2020 let’s focus on releasing EdTech from its shackles

A couple of years ago I was asked how the classroom of the future might look. I had a vision of students having the ability to enter a virtual ‘Learning Zone’ from wherever they happened to be. Social interaction is paramount ...

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thanks giving
Ricky Doyle
Giving thanks during November

Happy Thanksgiving to all our partners and customers stateside and welcome to the penultimate edition of our 2019 series of newsletters. You may have picked up on how often I have been out and about this year, but during November, my feet stayed firmly on UK soil.

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cyber heropress release
Practice Labs CREW
Inspiring the cyber heroes of tomorrow

Practice Labs, the IT competency hub, has launched a special bundle of hands-on cybersecurity live-labs to help organisations grow their own cyber talent, allow students to explore cybersecurity as a potential career option, and raise cybersecurity awareness among all enterprise employees.

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halloween
Ricky Doyle
Product updates and cyber news

October has taken me to the other side of the globe to sunny Australia. The trip served two purposes, the first part was on a UK skills delegation tour hosted and run by the Association of Employment and Learning Providers (AELP), and secondly to spend some time with our Australia CREW.

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Sir Nigel Knowlespress release
Practice Labs CREW
Sir Nigel Knowles joins Practice Labs

Legal supremo, Sir Nigel Knowles, has joined the board of IT competency hub, Practice Labs Systems Limited, as non-executive chairman. Sir Nigel will advise the directors as the company explores new markets and prepares to enter additional territories.

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An award winning month
Ricky Doyle
An award winning month

The Practice Labs CREW has plunged into the new season feet first with another fully loaded month of activity and growth. The academic year started with an electrifying bang for the Practice Labs CREW after winning a local business award in the UK for innovation. The judges were taken with...

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New features
Ricky Doyle
New features and updated platforms

In our previous newsletter we promised to share our development roadmaps with you. As always, they are built around the titles you've asked us to include and the platform enhancements you’ve requested. Accessibility is central to all our product development, so we're constantly improving our accessibility...

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A year of growth
Ricky Doyle
A year of huge growth for Practice Labs

January is now in full-swing, with most people back at their desks after the festive break, but it's not too late to wish you a Happy New Year. Our New Year's resolution is to continue to provide no-risk, real-life work experience to all our learners and to continue to work closely with our content partners...

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A guide to Comptiakickstarter
Mark Jeggo
A kickstarter guide to CompTIA

Established in 1982, the Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) is a non-profit trade association based in Illinois, USA. Its activities influence legislative IT policy around the world and many describe it as the 'voice' of the ICT sector.

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A guide to cyber securitykickstarter
Mark Jeggo
A kickstarter guide to cybersecurity

As organisations' dependence on IT systems increases, so do the associated business risks. Networks, systems, hardware, software, applications and data are all prospective targets for digital attacks.

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Simulations in the real worldinsight
Ricky Doyle
Does simulation work in the real world?

I decided to write a blog about this because it’s one of the most common misunderstandings I come across. Namely, that simulation is equivalent to real-life learning.

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