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Modern-day slavery

Although, by law, slavery was abolished over 150 years ago; modern day slavery still exists in many forms and accumulates £111 billion in illegal profits globally each year. The International Labour Organization estimates that there are 20.9 million victims of human trafficking globally.

  • 68% of them are trapped in forced labour
  • 26% of them are children
  • 55% are women and girls

The power of video in e-learning

Video is the modern global medium for consuming educational and entertainment content. By 2019, technologists predict that 80% of all internet traffic will be video. Video-creating technology has also improved in terms of both quality and accessibility, making it easier and more affordable than ever to include video elements as part of a learning mix. But why bother to jump on the bandwagon? Using our experience at Walkgrove in making award-winning learning solutions, we’ve suggested four ways that video can work as a powerful learning tool either standalone or as a component of an e-learning, classroom, or blended learning solution.

Christmas 2017

Christmas jumper day was last Friday and Walkgrove is delighted to announce that with the somewhat questionable knitwear, jazzy jumpers and buffet of the year, we took  part in this cracking annual event that we are proud to support. We were thrilled to contribute to such a meaningful cause – as all proceeds will be going to the Save the Children Foundation.