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The Future of Quality Learning Design: Values In = Value Out

The post-COVID era has seen more learners shift online, opting for quality blended learning journeys, and with institutions scrambling to meet these increasing demands, the need for good learning design is more crucial than ever. However, creating successful learning journeys, journeys that meet the competitive expectations of an ever-expanding online…
Construct and HBKU Partnership on edX Courses

HBKU edX enrollments reach over 15k learners across 127 countries

Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU) was the first university in the Middle East to offer innovative massive open online courses (MOOCs) with edX, a non-profit online learning platform. Through this platform, HBKU aims to make quality professional programs and courses accessible to millions of learners around the world. Multiple courses…
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KAUST Entrepreneurship Course Exceeds 70k Registrations

In this interview with Haitham Alhumsi, the Online Learning Manager at KAUST Entrepreneurship Center, we unpack the thinking behind and the success of the KAUST Entrepreneurship Adventures course. As a university, you would expect King Abdullah University for Science and Technology (KAUST) to benchmark itself against other research and higher education institutions.…
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Augmented Reality and Haptic Technology: Is this the Future of learning?

“Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.” - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. Already with our access to information and ability to communicate with massive bodies of other people, we have seen the average human IQ jump 3 points per decade, 15 points since 1970. We…
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Construct announces new partnership with BIGD

March 2022 - BIGD has partnered with Construct Education for the development of two blended learning courses designed for Bangladeshi government officials. The two courses, Introduction to Governance and Lessons in Development, will be developed collaboratively with BIGD faculty ensuring the pedagogy and the digitization of the courses represent the…
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VVOB Launches Online Course to Promote Gender Equality in ECD

March 2022  |  Pretoria, South Africa  VVOB's Gender Responsive Pedagogy for Early Childhood Education (GRP4ECE) project has created a variety of resources that can be used by teacher trainers, ECD practitioners, and teachers of young children to develop knowledge and skills to promote gender equality in early childhood development. The material supports…
Learning, Memory and Instructional Design

Making Learning Memorable

How to Design Better Courses and Improve Learner Retention By Jacques Fourie Memory is a fundamental aspect of all learning since it stores and retrieves learned information. Conversely, learning also depends on memory because stored knowledge in your memory provides the framework to link new knowledge. Subsequently, high-quality learning experiences should…
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2021: Our Year in Review

Off the back of an eventful 2020, which ended with Construct being listed in the Top 20 of Deloitte’s 50 fastest-growing Technology Companies in the UK ", we started 2021 not wanting to stand still, investing in our structures, technology, new geographies, and internal development. These actions have led…
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Jesus College partners with Construct to design unique online course on edX

February 2022  |  Jesus College, Cambridge, England  |  Construct Education, London, England Construct Education is proud to have Jesus College, one of the oldest University of Cambridge Colleges, as one of our clients. Jesus College is made up of a diverse community of undergraduates, postgraduates, Fellows, and staff that encourage open…

Our Top 5 Trends for Edtech in 2022

Construct works globally; from emerging economies to Ivy League schools. This means I get to work on so many exciting projects from the University of Michigan to the IFC - International Finance Corporation, VVOB to the University of Oxford. Since 2013, Construct has also been a small but growing cog…
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One Year Later, the Pandemic’s Grim Toll on Employee Mental Health Is Clear

One year in, the pandemic's toll on employees' mental health is clear. However, today's challenges can be an opening for a brighter future. Here's how to make employee mental health, resilience, and wellbeing a priority.
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What Grief Taught Me About the Art of Community

As the world faces grief at record levels, people are supporting each other in caring and inventive ways. The power of community and resilient support has never been more important. Here are several ways we can learn from and care for each other.
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The Role of Online Learning Design in Helping Remote Employees Stay Connected

A remote workforce does not have to be a disconnected workforce. Learn how organizations design more engaging corporate training to help remote workers stay connected.
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Online Learning in 2020: How Construct Education Met an Unprecedented Surge in Demand

In January of this year, Construct was coming off a strong period of growth. The company had seen roughly 500% growth in their business between 2018 and 2019. It had no idea that online learning in 2020 was about to grow even faster.
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Hull Tech Millionaire Offers Free Home Learning Training to Teachers After ‘Heartbreaking’ Covid Impact on Local Schools

Carl Dawson (Co-Founder of Construct), a businessman who made his fortune in online learning, has offered to train teachers in Hull for free to help the one in four pupils off school due to coronavirus.
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Construct Named In Deloitte’s UK Technology Fast 50

Construct, the global leader in learning design, has been included in a list of the top 50 fastest growing technology companies in the UK. The company placed 20th in its debut appearance on the list.
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Online Education Services (OES) Acquires Majority Stake in Construct

OES has expanded its operations in the US, UK, and South Africa through a majority stake investment in Construct, a global leader in online learning design. The transaction will strengthen OES and Construct services and open up new markets
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OPM Market Landscape and Dynamics: Fall 2021 Updates

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From Wildfires to Pandemics

In this article featured in EdTech Digest, Carl Dawson (Founder & Chairperson, Construct) discusses the importance of building engaging online courses for effective virtual learning through the lens of Construct's work with Oxnard Union High School District in California.