DIGIDEMO's modules help to teach transferrable skills to Finnish high school students

DIGIDEMO’s modules help to teach transferrable skills to Finnish high school students

How could transferrable skills, or “transversal competence” mentioned in the Finnish general upper secondary curriculum be taught in an inspiring way? For example, how to teach democracy and social competencies? A group of education professionals devised a digital learning environment, divided into different modules to be studied. The Finnish National Agency for Education provided funding for the idea and so the DIGIDEMO project started. In DIGIDEMO‘s ThingLink learning environment, students can test an imaginary upper secondary school welfare program, find out about a fictional municipal corruption case, try out the work of a Member of Parliament (MP) amongst many other things. The digital learning environment created by the DIGIDEMO project will be free to use in all Finnish high schools …

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Valuable Insights with New ThingLink Organization Statistics

Gain Valuable Insights with New ThingLink Organization Statistics

We know that understanding how to create engaging content for learning or marketing is critically important to you and your organization. For this reason ThingLink has always taken a data-driven approach to help you understand what resonates with your audience. So each ThingLink scene includes invaluable metrics. We are delighted to announce that we are going further with our approach to data – with new organization-wide statistics.  As an Administrator, you can now delve into your data and view collective statistics that provide you with valuable insights. You’ll now be able to instantly answer questions such as ‘which types of media are proving popular with viewers?’, and ‘how many scenes have been created in total?’. What kinds of data can …

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Hyria’s virtual recruitment forum proves more popular with visitors than the in-person event

Are you looking for a way for your students to find out about job opportunities, learn about education options and get feedback on their CVs during the pandemic? When they couldn’t hold their recruitment fairs on-site, Hyria’s virtual version allowed students to explore materials regardless of time and place. Their 2021 virtual event welcomed more visitors than had ever attended the on-site version and they expect visitor numbers to keep growing, over their 2022 event and beyond.  Hyria – aiming for employment Hyria is a Finnish educational and training organisation which provides vocational training, coaching and rehabilitation services for students of all ages. The choices range from sustainable development to management and from catering to logistics. Hyria aims not only to …

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Schools in Hungary use ThingLink to create joint virtual exhibition at Budapest Museum

The János Vitéz Memorial Exhibition is a collaborative virtual exhibition organized by the Petofi Literary Museum in Budapest. Between March and May 2021, over 300 students and 18 teachers attended the museum’s online classes, where they learnt how to build an exhibition in ThingLink. The children used 360 images, videos, games, quizzes and other media to create, link and host their collaborative content. In 2020 we showcased the wonderful collaborative project “Kapocs”,  created in ThingLink by six Budapest cultural institutions during lockdown. The name means “link”in Hungarian, and the project exhibited and linked artefacts that had never previously been shown in the same exhibition space. ThingLink was delighted to speak once more to Anna Kadar, educator at the Petofi Literary …

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Museums widen access with ThingLink

V&A Dundee Widens Access with ThingLink

Scottish design museum creates interactive learning resources that reflect the innovative, global and democratising themes in their recent exhibitions  Three years ago Scotland’s first design museum opened. ThingLink spoke to Chris Lewis and Julie Muir from V&A Dundee about how ThingLink changed the way that the museum creates their learning resources and has helped them increase accessibility in many different ways. “During lockdown, we asked ourselves – Should we be doing things differently? So we did what a design museum should be doing – which is redesigning to fit the situation that was going on – and ThingLink was part of that.” Julie Muir, V&A Dundee The V&A in London was founded in 1852 and is the world’s leading museum …

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CEBS Global partners with immersive learning platform ThingLink to revolutionize online training

CEBS, a global provider of IT solutions for digital transformation,  announces partnership with immersive learning platform ThingLink to accelerate the adoption of VR and AR technologies in online education and employee training. Headquartered in India, CEBS helps brands and organizations achieve digital transformation through application modernization, eCommerce, cloud hosting, software integration, and insights from analytics. The core verticals include retail, manufacturing, telcos, BFSI, education and learning.  CEBS is committed to transforming online education to improve the effectiveness of the learning process across industries in the MEA, APAC, and North America.  “Virtual reality and augmented reality are the need of the hour now to help better understand the concepts at workplaces and get a real-time experience at a low cost and …

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Advancing Retail into the Future with ThingLink 

Elevate your in-store trainings and improve customer service by incorporating immersive learning scenarios with ThingLink. Creating and developing effective learning materials for your in-store staff can be both costly and time-consuming. With high turnover rates, policy and procedural changes, it is imperative to create training material which is not only engaging but can be created quickly and easily as well as leveraging existing material.  Why Use ThingLink For In-Store Training? Your in-store staff are the first people to greet your customers. They help give an overall impression of your store, its organization, cleanliness, and the type of customer service you provide. Making sure these employees have the best, and most up to date knowledge of your company’s policies and procedures …

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Fingrid creates virtual security briefings for new hires with ThingLink.

Fingrid creates virtual safety briefings for new hires with ThingLink

Are you looking for a cost-effective, carbon-efficient and safe way to deliver inductions or safety briefings? Read how Fingrid partnered with ThingLink to create over 100 virtual safety briefings to ensure that employees can access facility safety instructions at any time.  Fingrid is the company responsible for the transmission of an uninterrupted electricity supply across the Finnish grid. Electricity producers, electricity-intensive plants and electricity distribution networks are all connected to their nationwide grid. Veijo Siiankoski, Fingrid’s Condition Manager, has worked for Fingrid for 25 years and is responsible for leading the local operation team and for preparedness issues in the network condition management unit. Safety briefings for new employees are a key part of each local operations teams’ work. Traditionally …

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Immersive Learning Technology Company ThingLink and Trisakti Scholarship Foundation Announce Collaboration to Develop Digital Talent in Indonesia

Press release Jakarta 21.01.2022 The Finnish immersive learning technology company ThingLink and the Trisakti Scholarship Foundation announce collaboration to support the government of Indonesia in their education reform. The goal of the partnership is to empower educators and students in Indonesia to create immersive experiences for learning across all sectors, and to improve access to high quality digital learning materials on all levels of education.  The collaboration was announced today at an event promoting the “Trisakti Service to Build the Nation” -initiative organized by the Trisakti Scholarship Foundation, and attended by several distinguished guests, including Nadiem Anwar Makarim, the minister of education, culture, research, and technology of the Republic of Indonesia, Mr. Jari Sinkari, the ambassador of Finland, the chairman …

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ThingLink integrates with Microsoft PowerPoint: Add a new dimension to your presentations with interactive media embeds, virtual tours, and real-life simulations in 3D

ThingLink integrates with Microsoft PowerPoint: Add a new dimension to your presentations with interactive media embeds, virtual tours, and real-life simulations

ThingLink, a leading interactive media solution for immersive learning and development, announces a new integration with the web version of Microsoft PowerPoint. Interactive assets created with ThingLink  – virtual tours, simulations, interactive images, videos and 3D – can now be directly embedded into PowerPoint presentations using a new ThingLink for PowerPoint add-in application available through Microsoft AppSource. PowerPoint is  used by businesses for employee training, product marketing and customer engagement. During the pandemic, an increasing number of employees are viewing presentations from their home, without a close proximity to the local work environment. Improve access to local work environments  ThingLink’s new PowerPoint add-in  makes it easy for PowerPoint users to make real-life learning scenarios and 360/3D environments accessible from their …

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