Kirsty Chadwick

Founder at The Training Room Online
Location:South Africa


As an educator, public speaker and leader, Kirsty Chadwick has spent almost two decades involved in the field of education. Founder of The Training Room Online, which designs and develops innovative tailor-made e-learning material for the corporate, industrial and private sectors, Kirsty has trained, developed and inspired people across three continents.
[2014 trends] E-learning trends for 2014

According to research firm, Ambient Insight, the global market for self-paced e-learning products and services reached US$ 27.1 billion by 2009 and is likely to double by 2014. With that said, let's have a quick look at the e-learning trends for 2014.

By Kirsty Chadwick 21 Jan 2014

Mobile: the future of learning in Africa

Following the success of the African budget smartphone, Microsoft produced a smartphone targeted specifically at the African mobile market, the Huawei 4Afrika, which was released in February 2013. Since the launch of this smartphone, there has been a dramatic increase in the number of students and even staff making use of smartphones to assist in learning.

By Kirsty Chadwick 17 May 2013

Substantial savings through e-learning

Recent research from US web-based training company indicates that 77% of American corporations use online learning. The research also reported that organisations save up to 70% on training costs when they replace classroom-based learning with e-learning.

By Kirsty Chadwick 7 Apr 2013

E-learning in 2013: Open knowledge

The increased availability of shared, open knowledge is a trend in e-learning that could make a great impact on the way technology in education is approached in South Africa in 2013 and beyond.

By Kirsty Chadwick 7 Mar 2013

E-learning in 2013: Social learning

The e-learning industry is growing rapidly. A survey by Ambient Insight Research predicts that the worldwide market for e-learning products will rise from US$32.1bn in 2010 to US$49.9bn by 2015. As the web becomes increasingly mobile, so will the way we access our e-learning material. Ongoing improvements in technology and online communities have redefined what it means to teach, to learn and to be social.

By Kirsty Chadwick 3 Feb 2013

E-learning trends: what to expect in 2013

E-learning is expected to be worth US$107 billion globally by 2015. Experts predict that digital learning is going to be increasingly mobile in 2013, which will open it up to a wide audience in South Africa where 2.4 million people have access to the internet via their cellphones alone.

By Kirsty Chadwick 11 Jan 2013

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