BT staff give nod to web learning

Lloyd, Tom
February 2004
IT Training;Feb2004, p7
Trade Publication
BT discovered that its staff prefer e-learning to instructor-led training after BT held an internal publicity drive to promote training. Before the drive 70 per cent of its 1,17,000 employees who have access to courses used instructor-led training. David Slingo, head of BT Academy, believes the rapid adoption of e-learning among staff is down to recognition of its availability and speed of access, its instant nature, and the broad range of content. The courses cover a range of topics, including professional and end-user IT training and management. Thomson NETg has an enterprise-wide deal with BT and supplies much of its IT and soft-skills training.


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