2016: The Year of Mobile Learning

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From books to computers; computers to tablets; tablets to smartphones, and now: wearable technology. The capabilities of technology have evolved at a pace matched by their intuitive usability. Today, over six billion people have access to a connected mobile device. For each person that browses the web on a computer, two others access the web from a mobile device. Mobile technology is changing the way we live, how we interact with others, and how we learn: on demand, anywhere, at any time. Toddlers today instinctively interact with a screen in the same way as they intuitively turn a page in a book. Millennials have developed professionally alongside the advancement of technology in the workplace; utilising this technology to enhance their workplace experience. Those entering the job market today are able to access knowledge with a single swipe of a screen, making learning easier than ever. Easier and faster: the amount of time spent online has tripled in the past decade. Nine in ten Millennials in the UK own a smartphone. From emails to social media; research to browsing: they are accessing and connecting instantly. Apps are a ubiquitous part of this phenomenon.

Today, educational apps exist for every subject imaginable. The self-motivated learner has access to thousands of educational apps in subjects as diverse as geography, latin, and culinary arts. Many of the world's most prestigious universities now offer online courses. But what exists for corporate education? Whilst there are a range of mobile recruitment platforms and job portals, shouldn't job seekers, whether they be school leavers, undergraduates or graduates, also be able to access learning beyond traditional educational studies? Work relevant technical skills, internal processes, project management. All accessed via an App? Mobile-Learning has the potential to extend education beyond the completion of final exams into and throughout our working lives. Young professionals are often time poor and financially unable to commit to a formal learning template. Instead they are seek the easiest, access on demand, solution allowing them to compete in the workforce. Proversity has worked with three thousand learners and 17 clients, observing first hand the benefits and opportunities provided by Mobile-Education. In doing so we are creating a new culture of learning.

Proversity's collaborative approach to learning combines digital technology in a branded, exclusive, interactive and beautifully crafted app, allowing employers to engage and develop their workforce, from entry level, to 20+ year post qualified, to external suppliers. Engaging, on-demand, continually developing: Mobile-Learning is the solution.