Building Safe Teams at International Alert NGO extends Hostile Environment Training to staff with HostileWorld
DTS is now a cloud-based software supplier to the G-Cloud 10 framework on the Digital Marketplace.
Learning and development professionals who recognise the value of role-play training are turning their sights towards interactive video. Interactive video is changing online content making it more immersive and engaging. At the same time, it allows for greater standardisation and better feedback. Data-driven insights indicate that interactive video is better at increasing engagement than standard linear video or traditional classroom training. For larger organisations, where responsive decision making is valued, there is huge potential for interactive video to improve learning and deliver efficiency savings. Already we have seen projects from emergency response organisations, NGOs and others that are beginning to tap into the value interactive video can bring. What is […]
DTS’s Frontline Humanitarian Toolbox has been shortlisted for the Big Chip Awards 2018 in two categories: Best Tech for Good Project and Most Innovative Application of Technology.
Using Gamification in Hospitality Sector Training Gamification in hospitality sector training can help overcome the challenges that the rapidly changing and highly competitive sector faces around high-quality, cost-effective training.
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, Frontline Humanitarian Toolbox delivers humanitarian elearning in Syria to help aid workers there deliver life-saving programmes.
HostileWorld is an interactive training platform that delivers hostile environment training online for aid workers, journalists, 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.
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. […]