Be a Part of My Learning Cloud’s Exciting Development Plans

My Learning Cloud is a subsidiary social enterprise of The YOU Trust and is looking to expand it’s number of independent Non-Executive Board members. This comes at a time in which My Learning Cloud is implementing a new business plan, with a key aim to rapidly grow the business.

The YOU Trust is a charity organisation which operates across the Hampshire and Dorset counties and who’s mission is to provide people with the help they need to realise their dreams of independence, security, stability, happiness and freedom. We help people in our communities who need care, support and advice due to poverty, homelessness, disability, age, ill health or abuse to have the life they want.

My Learning Cloud’s social vision is to transform the skills of people with really high quality, innovative and engaging multi-device learning through a learning platform which meets the needs of today and tomorrow. They are the market leaders in delivering online learning solutions for the Care, Support and Health sector.

March 2017 was an exciting time for My Learning Cloud as they launched their new version of their on-line learning platform. This platform is designed to offer a blended solution to learning which is delivered through an individually tailored user interface and contains training that is only applicable to that individual and their learning pathways.

Chief Cloud, Steven Embleton, says:

“The launch of Version 2 has been very positive, and the feedback received fantastic. I am very proud of the whole team for all the hard work and effort that they have put in over the past few months in designing and implementing Version 2 so that learners have more control and freedom over how they learn.”

In July 2016, My Learning Cloud become the one and only provider to be endorsed by Skills for Care as a the recognised provider of e-learning and their e-learning programme The Care Certificate. All courses can be accessed anytime, anywhere and are produced with CPD accreditation and designed according to CQC and government legislation guidelines

The My Learning Cloud Board meets several evenings a year to monitor the success of the social enterprise and discuss the next challenge to be achieved. If you are interested in becoming a Volunteer Non-Executive Director of My Learning Cloud, please contact Chief Executive Nicola Youern on 01329 821 923 or email nicola.youern@theyoutrust.org.uk.

My Learning Cloud: the online learning solution for Care, Support and Health

In 2012, creator of My Learning Cloud, Steven Embleton, identified the capability of technology use within the Care, Support and Health sectors through an online training solution. Armed with a Sharpie pen and a few pieces of A4 paper, My Learning Cloud was born from the desire to transform the skills of people and businesses with really high quality, innovative and multi-device learning.

Since the first My Learning Cloud platform drawings, Steven Embleton embarked on his vision in becoming the leading online solution for delivering training via technology throughout the Care, Support and Health sector. To date, My Learning Cloud has now become the training platform provider for many organisations, for example, Jessal Group, Summer Care, and Borough Care.

Steven Embleton’s passionate drive comes from a belief that organisations and its staff within the Care, Support and Health sector, have a duty to provide the best possible support to those in need. Whilst working in the Care, Support and Health sector as a Learning and Development Manager, Steven Embleton identified a need amongst organisations, in ensuring its staff had access to the best training available. He understood the complex work users of My Learning Cloud  undertake and envisioned that an online platform should be made available to people and businesses anytime, anywhere and on any device.

What is My Learning Cloud?

At the forefront of the platform’s design, My Learning Cloud was developed to support businesses and staff within the Care, Support and Health sector with regards to their training needs. Creator Steven Embleton, views training as a necessity, as increased knowledge and understanding can support practitioners in carrying out their role. My Learning Cloud can also support managers as an analytical tool, by being kept up to date with their employees’ progress.

The online platform sets out to deliver training through an engaging, informative and interactive narrative. Furthermore, My Learning Cloud is innovative in its approach, as this user-friendly platform is tailored to both businesses and staff needs. Each user has access to their unique learning platform; whereby, a user will see their own profile picture, their own information, and their own training requirements. Steven Embleton and his in-house Cloud Maker team believes in empowering a user through their own learning process and for those of us who can be quite forgetful, the learning platform reminds users of any training that has to be renewed and any outstanding training courses that are yet to be undertaken.

My Learning Cloud does not only provide e-learning, but also incorporates all learning, through workshops, webinars, scenarios and videos; as the Cloud Maker team know that learning is unique to the individual! The supportive Cloud Maker team listen to the needs of the business and can develop bespoke courses with subject matter experts who have real-life experience and understanding of the sectors to inform course content, striving to produce courses that are aligned with the latest thinking, legislation and standards. My Learning Cloud has an extensive library of e-learning courses that have been CPD Certified and have been matched to units from the Qualification Credit Framework (QCF).

Lastly, due to My Learning Cloud being compatible with any device, for example, PC, Mac, tablet and Smart phones, this allows training to be undertaken anytime and anywhere, for example, on the train into work or even on the beach whilst enjoying an iced tea!