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5 - British Prime Minister Speaks Out on Building a Learning Society; ALA Carte Training: The Quiet Giant of IT Training

1. British Prime Minister Speaks Out on Building a Learning Society
2. ALA Carte Training: The Quiet Giant of IT Training
3. Join the TechLearn Discussion Group

(1) The Prime Minister of England Speaks Out Clearly About Technology & Learning. Britain is driving a stake in the ground with a clear and strong position on the role of technology and learning. There is a government supported White Paper on Connecting the Learning Society. Tony Blair, Prime Minister, leads with a compelling view of the need to build a learning society, linked with technology for the delivery of content and courses. Check it out at:

(2) A La Carte Training: You probably have never heard the phrase "a la carte training." Yet, it represents a major chunk of the current and future customer base for technology learning products and services.

Definition: The ordering of training from a menu, with considerable mixing and matching of courses. "I'll take a Java class as an appetizer, followed by a few NT courses and would you bring me something with ATM on it for dessert. In fact, would you bring the dessert now." The mixing and matching of courses is a strong and growing portion of the learning marketplace. Read Elliott Masie's column in Computer Reseller News on Ala Carte Training:

(3) DISCUSSION ANYONE? Join the TechLearn Discussion Board. Go to and click on TechLearn Chat. High energy conversations about technology and learning.

The Road to On-Line Learning LAB & Seminar will be held in Saratoga Springs, New York on September 12th and 13th. This is a unique, non-commercial, hands-on lab for managers and decision makers taught by Elliott Masie. Special rates for MASIE Center members. For information and registration: or 800-98-MAISE.

TechLearn 1998 Dates Announced: November 15 to 18, 1998 at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida. Registrations now being accepted at 800-98-MASIE and

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