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St Albans, Herts, United Kingdom, 2007/04/04 - Learning Light, a non-profit organisation seeking to establish itself as a Centre of Excellence in the use of learning technologies in the workplace, has appointed Steve Hill to be its new Head of Research Services.
Steven Hill has joined Learning Light as its Head of Research Services, with responsibility for overseeing all of Learning Light’s research activities and coordinating its research partnerships
For over 16 years, Steven has been working in the field of modernised learning using technologies. He started building some of the first virtual learning environments linked to hospital Information Systems before joining PricewaterhouseCoopers as a Senior Training Manager and an e-learning specialist, and then moving to PA Consulting as a senior consultant in learning and development across the private and public sectors.
His experience over the years has brought him into contact with many organisations and content suppliers working on the major challenges to getting the best out of learning technologies in the workplace and education. Steven is also a Master Trainer and runs his own personal coaching business.
Steven said: “I’m delighted to be joining Learning Light and to be part of the important role it plays in bringing buyers, suppliers, academia and researchers closer together in this exciting industry.
“The growing maturity of technologies, the integration of tools that support people management, performance and learning, and continual organisational change, place great importance on the availability of relevant research, market data, best practice and trends - right across the learning technologies supply chain. I am looking forward to evolving Learning Light’s Research Services in response to the needs of its members and partners.”
Mark Pittaway, CEO of Learning Light, commented: “Steven’s solid experience in consulting at a high level will move forward Learning Light’s plans to develop high-quality research and allied services to help UK PLC to meet its business goals through developing its human capital resources.”
About Learning Light Ltd
Learning Light is a non-profit organisation that highlights and promotes best practice in the use of learning technologies. It also builds relationships between learning technology researchers, suppliers, buyers and learners providing learner-centric information to encourage the growth of learning technologies. By sharing comprehensive research, highlighting successes and failures, Learning Light helps to promote the learning technologies community.
Learning Light provides bespoke and individual services to help both buyers and suppliers of learning technologies. Its current services include:
Providing access to expert insights, advice and guidance built on in-depth research. Helping organisations to effectively implement learning technologies (e-Learning) and integrate them within their workflow processes.
Partnering with leading thinkers in the industry and providing a network for all interested in the field to share information, knowledge, insight, experience and expertise, through utilising online community tools, networking events, conferences and guru seminars.
Learning Light’s highly experienced team offers organisations access to range of competitively priced consultancy services supporting buyers with the effective implementation of their learning technology (e-Learning) requirements. And, for suppliers, helping to provide a range of services to assist market awareness and generate growth.
In addition, Learning Light provides a comprehensive Professional Development programme to help Learning & Development professionals understand the significance of learning technologies in the workplace today and how to effectively implement them within the workflow processes of their organisation.
Sheffield-based Learning Light is supported by Yorkshire Forward, the regional development agency for Yorkshire and the Humber, and the European Regional Development Fund.
Further information from:
Mark Pittaway/ Kay Simpson, Learning Light, +44 (0)114 201 5703