Hostile environment awareness training: when natural disasters occur With 2017 on track to be a record-setting year for natural disasters across the globe, the need for hostile environment awareness training couldn’t be greater.
Frontline Humanitarian Toolbox (FHT) is the latest Near-Life™ interactive, online training platform from DTS. Designed in partnership with the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC), Spirit and Sida, FHT will support Arabic-speaking humanitarian aid workers across Syria and help save lives.
HostileWorld is an interactive training platform that delivers hostile environment training online for aid workers, contractors and volunteers deploying to hostile and challenging environments. It is ideal for those who either do not have access to traditional face-to-face hostile environment awareness training or have previously completed a HEAT course and need a refresher.
Improving Employee Engagement – 8 Simple Tips Employee engagement is seen as an internal state of being- physical, mental and emotional- that brings together earlier concepts of work effort, organisation commitment, job satisfaction and flow. In simpler terms, employee engagement is about waking up in the morning and not just going to work for work’s sake but feeling that your organisation is fulfilling its purpose and you are working on a common goal to achieve your business’s objectives. “When people are financially invested, they want a return. When people are emotionally invested, they want to contribute.” – Simon Sinek But why is it important? According to a study done by Gallup […]
In 1923 radio was first introduced as an educational tool. It was a landmark step in using new technology in learning. A mere 10 years later the relationship between technology and education had developed so quickly that 52% of schools had already incorporated silent film as a teaching tool. Fast forward to today and we have the seemingly unstoppable rise of e-Learning. The rapid changes in computer technology have changed the face of education and have revolutionised the professional training industry. Interactive video in e-Learning The term ‘e-Learning’ was first coined in 1999. Since then the market has grown exponentially, more than doubling in size in the last five years. […]