When training and development professionals, teachers, and administrators are forced to move existing face-to-face classes to an online environment without any notice, they are working under suboptimal conditions. We share the most common assumptions that come with creating an emergency online program and how to overcome them.
The coronavirus (COVID-19) is disrupting all of our daily lives, and affecting educational, religious, government, and corporate organizations. The most important thing we can do is to practice social distancing and limit the transmission of the virus within our communities. Join us Thursday, March 26th at 2pm EST for a free webinar where we will discuss options and strategies for launching interim online English programs. Continue reading to learn more.
There is a national shortage of skilled workers, and it is only projected to get worse. At the same time, we have had an influx of both refugees and immigrants who are often trapped in low-wage jobs without the potential for promotion or advancement simply because they do not have the English language skills they need for further professional development.
Microlearning is a method of learning that delivers information in an easier-to-digest format. For Learning and Development (L&D) managers looking to make a big organizational impact, microlearning captures attention spans, encourages employee engagement, and helps demonstrate ROI. Continue reading to learn more.
Voxy is excited to introduce our suite of aviation courses. The three new courses feature sector-specific content on aircraft maintenance, passenger services, and cabin crew. Continue reading to see what each course offers including the vocabulary and technical awareness learners will gain.
Voxy’s Chief Education Officer, Katie Nielson recently published an article in Training Industry Magazine, a well-known publication for L&D professionals. In the article, Katie expounds on the rise of adaptive learning in workplace language training and the positive impact of Voxy’s personalized programs on global companies including Chobani, Grundfos and Campari.
Voxy is excited to introduce our new course English for Manufacturing. The course explores many aspects of manufacturing from machinery to safety. Continue reading for an overview of the course content and the importance of managers investing in programs that promote both the safety and career trajectories of their staff.
Helping immigrants and limited English proficiency (LEP) employees learn English offers clear, measurable benefits to companies that affect bottom line, ROI, and performance. Voxy’s Chief Education Officer, Katie Nielson explores five unexpected ways your organization will benefit by helping employees with limited English proficiency.
We are excited to announce our Chief Education Officer, Dr. Katie Nielson will host a Quora Session on November 18 with the chance to submit questions early on November 14. Quora Sessions offer a live Q&A with select experts in various fields, and Katie is excited to share her expertise on language learning! Continue reading to learn more.
Employers in upstate New York are using English language training as one solution to help fill open roles. In a featured op-ed for TLNT, Dr. Katie Nielson, Chief Executive Officer at Voxy, describes how local businesses are overcoming the difficulties of attracting talent in this area.