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Moray pupils create a film to help new intake make the step up to secondary education.

Jul 02, 2015 13:00 BST Moray Council Students and staff at a Moray high school have produced a ten-minute film shows pupils defining what key elements of GIRFEC – such as Safe, Healthy, Active, Nurtured, Achieving, Respected, Responsible, Included ( SHANARRI for short), looks like to them. The film is being used to help transition from P7 to S1 and is being used in secondary schools in Moray.

What skills get office managers hired? - Research

Jun 03, 2015 13:53 BST Findcourses.co.uk What are the most in-demand skills, throughout sectors that many hirers say their ideal office manager should be trained in? To get the answer findcourses.com, a professional training search engine, extracted requested skills sections from office manager job postings in the U.S. on careerbuilder.com and indeed.com.

Chalmers offering a MOOC on sustainability in daily life

Jun 03, 2015 07:00 BST Chalmers University of Technology ​ChalmersX will launch its second MOOC on 8 June, Sustainability in Everyday Life. The course is directed to everyone, regardless of educational level, who is interested in learning how to live in a more sustainable and environmentally friendly manner. ChalmersX's first MOOC, which pertains to the super-material graphene, has attracted just over 8,000 participants from all over the world.

May 22, 2015 14:06 BST PhD Tutors

Apr 27, 2015 12:52 BST Findcourses.co.uk Findcourses.co.uk has conducted an analysis of training trends in the public sector during 2013 and 2014 to gain insights into how much and what kind of training public bodies are searching for.

​Stronger management commitment needed to ensure resilient organizations

Mar 24, 2015 11:01 GMT The Business Continuity Institute A new report by the Business Continuity Institute, supported by certification body NQA, has shown that 6 out of 10 organizations adopt ISO 22301, the international standard for business continuity management. Organizations with strong top management commitment to standardising business continuity practice are four times more likely to adopt ISO 22301 than those who do not.

Cyber-attack seen as top business threat

Feb 17, 2015 10:57 GMT The Business Continuity Institute Report shows shock fall in business preparedness Failure to analyse trends creates dangerous blindspot for organizations

Online course on graphene will be available worldwide

Nov 21, 2014 06:00 GMT Chalmers University of Technology At the beginning of 2015, Chalmers University of Technology will start its first mooc – massive open online course – free of charge and accessible to anyone with a computer. The course will be on the super-material graphene, which has not been the subject for a mooc previously.

Don’t wait for an emergency to prepare an emergency communications plan

Nov 05, 2014 07:48 GMT The Business Continuity Institute Business Continuity Institute research has revealed that while uptake is high when it comes to organisations having an emergency communications plans, two thirds of those organisations who do not have one would only consider adopting them in the event of a business affecting event.

Businesses facing high costs of supply chain disruption

Nov 05, 2014 07:08 GMT The Business Continuity Institute Business Continuity Institute research has exposed the high costs that businesses are facing as a result of supply chain disruptions in this increasingly interconnected world. Nearly a quarter of businesses suffered from disruptions within the past year that cost in excess of €1 million, with many of these not having sufficient insurance to cover those losses.