Online Courses by TraningAid: Coming in 2014
What are we up to these days? A lot of exciting development! We continue to work on building different parts of our company, getting the word out, and of course, learning wherever and whenever we can. But perhaps most importantly, we are working on one of our first and biggest projects of our own; we are building a TrainingAid...
ByFerdinand Weps | December 10, 2013
Making Learning More Effective and Engaging: Lessons for Trainers
Does your class or training program encourage open-minded approaches to exploring new experiences, help create a positive learning environment, and make it easy for the learner to make sense of key learning points? If not, perhaps some of these lessons may offer useful tips to make it more learner-friendly.
ByAyako Ezaki | December 04, 2013
MOOC and Beyond
There’s no question that one of the most exciting aspects of MOOCs is that they, by nature, can be accessed by anyone with Internet access – which means less unequal opportunity to access quality content. The “Future of Storytelling” course, iversity’s most popular course so far (which I’m also taking), for example, has over 80...
ByAyako Ezaki | December 02, 2013
Responsible Tourism Day Highlights: WTM London Report
The World Travel Market (WTM), a leading international tourism industry exhibition, offered opportunities to learn about responsible tourism, through discussions on critical issues related to the tourism industry's footprint and various social events showcasing innovative ideas and inspirations for tourism professionals.
ByTrainingAid | November 13, 2013
Ecotourism Destinations in Europe: EuroEco 2013 Conference
The European Ecotourism Conference, which was held in Poiana Brașov, Romania, from 23-25 October 2013, gathered together ecotourism practitioners and experts from across the region to discuss the current challenges and future opportunities for ecotourism standards, destinations, and businesses in Europe.
ByAyako Ezaki | November 11, 2013
European Ecotourism Conference: Romania, 23-25 October 2013
The second European Ecotourism Conference (Poiana Brașov, Romania, 23-25 October 2013), organized by the Association of Ecotourism in Romania and partners, brings together ecotourism practitioners from across the continent and beyond, with the goal of addressing key questions around European ecotourism standards, European...
ByAyako Ezaki | September 18, 2013
World Responsible Tourism Day at WTM London, 06 Nov 2013
WTM World Responsible Tourism Day is being held as part of the World Travel Market (WTM). Staged annually in London, WTM is a four-day business-to-business event for the travel and tourism industry, presenting a diverse range of destinations and industry sectors.
ByTrainingAid | September 12, 2013
Training Report: Travelife Vocational Training on Sustainability in Tourism
Earlier this month, the TrainingAid team participated in the training sessions organized by Travelife, focusing on sustainability practices in the tourism industry (Sept 2-4, 2013, Monnickendam). In attendance were representatives of associations, vocational schools and educational institutions (from Croatia, Finland, Germany,...
ByAyako Ezaki | September 10, 2013
Ecotourism and Sustainable Tourism Conference 2013
TrainingAid will be attending the Ecotourism and Sustainable Tourism Conference (ESTC) 2013 in Nairobi, Kenya. The ESTC, organized by The International Ecotourism Society (TIES), is a unique annual conference focused on the advancement of sustainability goals for the tourism industry.
The Role of Online Training in Human Capital Development
It is safe to say that in the development world human capital development (HCD) is generally considered important for achieving sustained growth and sustainable results. What does it really mean to invest in people, and how can such an “investment” make a measurable impact? Human capital refers to the skills, ability, and...