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Join Phillip Miller, Chief Learning and Innovation Officer at Blackboard and James Wiley, Principal Analyst at Eduventures on Thursday, February 21, 10 AM ET for a discussion on the future of the LMS.
500 institutions and organisations around the world are now delivering online courses and trainings via the SaaS deployment of Blackboard Learn and more than 115 clients are also leveraging the advantages of the Ultra experience.
Join us May 13 - 16 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England for the 2019 Teaching & Learning Conference. Hear inspiring speakers, view valuable content and network with people in the industry. We hope to see you there!
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12 FEBRUARY, 2019: As Vice President for Europe, Oleg Figlin will be responsible for driving client success in the region, further expanding the business and leading a multinational team which includes Blackboard’s business channel partners. Read more on Oleg's background.
Blackboard's Accessibility Solution Continues Strong Momentum, Impacting 3 Million Learners Worldwide
31 OCTOBER, 2018: 464 institutions around the globe have licensed Blackboard Ally to provide students with more accessible, higher quality and more usable digital content.
Blackboard & Higher Colleges of Technology Establish Digital Education Center of Excellence in the Middle East
31 JULY, 2018: New initiative to boost the institution’s strategic role in Emiratization by training technology-savvy educators.
27 JULY, 2018: Blackboard remains fervently committed to continued development of its Moodle-based SaaS open-source product and contributing to the open-source community.
3 JULY, 2018: Blackboard today announced that it has formed a new partnership with CoSector – University of London, the provider of choice for products and services that enhance and enrich learning and education, to introduce Blackboard Ally to help its customers in the education sector improve accessibility and inclusion for students.
30 APRIL, 2018: Blackboard today announced that it is joining the UK All-Party Parliamentary Group for Assistive Technology (APPGAT), a diverse group of organisations consisting of assistive technology developers, charities, and universities and colleges, to educate politicians on the incoming EU regulations surrounding accessibility of digital content.
28 MARCH, 2018: Hundreds of educators, technology experts and industry leaders from across Europe, the Middle East and Africa will be gathering in Manchester on 10th-12th April for Blackboard’s annual Teaching and Learning Conference.
6 FEBRUARY, 2018: Rick will oversee all financial aspects of the company, including investor relations, accounting, tax, financial planning and analysis, treasury, and capital markets.
8 JANUARY, 2018: Blackboard is creating two new divisions: Global Client Operations & Success and Global Markets aimed at focusing its teams to better serve the needs of its clients worldwide.
The Blackboard Blog
Blackboard Ally is honored to have recently received a 2018 IMS Global Learning Impact Award Platinum medal in the area of Educational Accessibility and Personalization.
We recently announced our strategic decision to exit the Moodle Certified Partner Program, and restated our fervent commitment to continue to provide clients with the most mature and stable Moodle-based Software as a Service (SaaS) product in the market and continue to support the Moodle project.
We haven’t just been adding functionality to Ultra, but we’ve been refactoring features and workflows so they are better than before.