Following a competitive procurement exercise, RM Education Ltd has been selected by Education Scotland to continue to deliver Glow Authentication and Portal Services.

RM Education Ltd has successfully delivered the services via their RM Unify product since December 2013. The new contract will commence in January 2018 for 5.5 years with opportunities to extend up to a maximum of 10.5 years. The full cost (£1.3 million per annum) will be met by Education Scotland and Scottish Government.

Emerald Group, the publishing and research company based near Bradford, have announced that Towards Maturity will be joining the group.

Toward Maturity were established as a Community Interest Company in 2008 and is best known for its' eLearning benchmarking consultancy and research work.

The Learning Technologies Summer Forum has announced its conference speaker lineup for the upcoming one-day event in London this June.

The conference is running as part of the Learning Technologies 2017 Summer Forum, at London Olympia on 13 June 2017.

Over 20 speakers and facilitators from the Learning Technologies February event and more than 500 members will gather to discuss, interact and share experiences – both good and bad – with the aim of helping us all to do our work better. It will also be the chance to network and share experiences with the Learning and Skills Group and Learning Technologies communities.

The conference programme is available here.

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This years Learning Technologies Award takes place on 29 November 2017 at the Park Plaza Westminster Bridge Hotel in London - so plenty of time to get your ticket if you're looking to attend. However, if you're looking to enter then time is a bit more limited.

Education Scotland carries out an annual survey of school staff and pupils to find out more about their use of digital technology in general and Glow in particular.

The Scottish Learning Festival 2017 takes place on Wednesday 20 and Thursday 21 September in the SEC, Glasgow.

The Festival provides high quality continuing professional learning and is a rendezvous for educational professionals, both nationally and internationally, providing a unique platform to engage with a diverse range of experts, colleagues and suppliers.