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Totara Learn supports healthcare company growth

Mountain Healthcare is a UK business providing Referral Services and Police Custodial Healthcare.

We spoke to Debs Woodcraft, Governance & Education Coordinator at Mountain Healthcare to produce this case study, which explores the challenges the company faced in training large numbers of staff[...]

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Global business projects uplift in revenue with Totara Learn

“The main problem we were trying to solve with online learning was to increase the ability and knowledge of our sales people... The final aim is that our customers are better served and our sales people are more successful.”

Leica Geosystems, a part of Hexagon, is the industry leader in[...]

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Nobia UK optimises new starters with Totara Learn

"With over 3,000 staff a learning platform was needed to help transform their induction and staff development programmes..."

Nobia UK is the UK’s leading kitchen specialist with well-known brands such as Magnet, Gower and Rixonway. The company had ambitious objectives for their new learning[...]

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Council achieves over 1,600 employee certifications with Totara Learn

by Gemma Mellings | Jan 08, 2018 | case study, Totara, Compliance

"Like many other organisations, St Helens Council must ensure staff are compliant with Data Protection regulations."

A new case study produced by HowToMoodle walks through the requirement a local Council had in ensuring compliance within the organisation, the challenges they faced, and how[...]

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Our Top 7 Totara Learn Blog Posts

by Joanna Barnfield | Jan 05, 2018 | Totara, What is Totara

Totara Learn is a powerful learning management system that’s open source and is developed to give you tools to manage and facilitate your online learning right across your organisation. In this summary post, we’re looking at those powerful tools described in our top 7 blogs to try and answer[...]

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How to explore course reminders in Totara Learn

Earlier this year Totara Learn published an interesting article with Julia Dirksen on the importance of feedback in eLearning. This acts as a great reminder of why feedback is so important to improve the entire learning experience. After reading why feedback is so important, I’d like to share how

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What’s new in Totara Learn 10

Totara’s latest release is upon us, and brings with it a new name too: Totara Learn. This new release, version 10, has some great new features and improvements that I want to share with you.

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What is a Learning Plan in Totara Learn and how to use it

by Jamie Biddulph | Aug 09, 2017 | learning plans, Totara

Learning plans are a great feature of Totara Learn and can be used in many ways to enhance the LMS experience for learners and managers to communicate progress. 

Learning plans can include any learning component in Totara Learn:  Courses > Programmes > Certifications > Competencies > Objectives,[...]

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Get your hands dirty in an LMS Sandbox Site

by Mick Cassell | Jul 25, 2017 | Moodle, Totara

How can I test changes without affecting my main site?

A prudent site administrator will always test out changes in a test environment and this is where a “sandbox” comes in handy.

A sandbox site is an installation of Moodle or Totara Learn that is intended for you to use solely as a testbed.

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LMS Research - Key questions answered about Totara Learn

by Ian MacKinnon | Jul 11, 2017 | Totara

When you’re starting to explore eLearning for your organisation, the research alone can be a daunting task. There are so many providers offering LMS products and services, it can be hard to understand what they are and if they’re relevant for your needs.

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