TITLE

BAOL and FTT break news of merger deal

PUB. DATE
October 2003
SOURCE
IT Training;Oct2003, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The British Association of Open Learning (BAOL) and the Forum for Technology in Training (FTT) have announced they are to merge. Both organisations insist the decision will benefit their members. BAOL's remit covers open, flexible, distance and e-learning, while the FTT promotes performance improvement through an effective use of technology in training. Karen Velasco, chairwoman of FTT, says both groups intend to offer their members a range of training solutions: "Using innovative learning techniques and technologies will enable them to further improve best practice and excellence in learning."
ACCESSION #
11095185

 

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