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Dear Hereward College,

I am writing to make an open government request for all the information to which I am entitled under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.
In order to assist you with this request, I am outlining my query as specifically as possible.
Please can you provide information on the following:

1. Does your organisation use a Learning Management System and e-learning provision for employee / staff training?
2. If no, are there ongoing plans to purchase a Learning Management System and e-learning provision for employee training in the near future?
3. What is the name of the Learning Management System (product name) and which company is it purchased from?
4. Provide brief information of the current e-learning courses that are used in employee training.
5. Who provides the e-learning courses that are used in employee training?
6. Provide the development themes of the eLearning courses that are used in employee training (i.e. Compliance, Safeguarding, etc.)
7. Value of the current contract, date of commencement and date of expiry.
8. Who is responsible for ensuring the LMS and e-learning provision meets the local authorities training requirements?
9. Can you please provide your current organisational structure for the college.
I would like the above information to be provided to me via email.
If this request is too wide or unclear, I would be grateful if you could contact me as I understand that under the Act, you are required to advise and assist requesters. If any of this information is already in the public domain, please can you direct me to it, with page references and URLs if necessary.
I understand that you are required to respond to my request within the 20 working days after receipt, however I would be grateful if you could confirm that you have received this request.
If you have any queries please don’t hesitate to contact me via email or phone and I will be happy to clarify what I am asking for, my details are outlined below.

Thank you for your time and I look forward to your response.

Yours faithfully,

Chris Sharman

Dear Hereward College,

I am writing to remind you of my previous open government request for all the information to which I am entitled under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.
The response to my request is long overdue. By law, under all circumstances, you should have responded by now.
In order to assist you with this request, I am outlining my query as specifically as possible.
Please can you provide information on the following:
1. Does your organisation use a Learning Management System and e-learning provision for employee / staff training?
2. If no, are there ongoing plans to purchase a Learning Management System and e-learning provision for employee training in the near future?
3. What is the name of the Learning Management System (product name) and which company is it purchased from?
4. Provide brief information of the current e-learning courses that are used in employee training.
5. Who provides the e-learning courses that are used in employee training?
6. Provide the development themes of the eLearning courses that are used in employee training (i.e. Compliance, Safeguarding, etc.)
7. Value of the current contract, date of commencement and date of expiry.
8. Who is responsible for ensuring the LMS and e-learning provision meets the local authorities training requirements?
9. Can you please provide your current organisational structure for the college.

If this request is too wide or unclear, I would be grateful if you could contact me as I understand that under the Act, you are required to advise and assist requesters. If any of this information is already in the public domain, please can you direct me to it, with page references and URLs if necessary.
I understand that you are required to respond to my request within the 20 working days after receipt, however I would be grateful if you could confirm that you have received this request.
If you have any queries please don’t hesitate to contact me and I will be happy to clarify what I am asking for.

Thank you for your time and I look forward to your response.
Yours faithfully,
Chris Sharman

Umar Akram, Hereward College

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Dear Chris Sharman ([1]www.whatdotheyknow.com)
See below responses to your FOI.
1. Does your organisation use a Learning Management System and e-learning
provision for employee / staff training?
ANS: Yes
2. If no, are there ongoing plans to purchase a Learning Management System
and e-learning provision for employee training in the near future?
ANS: N/A
3. What is the name of the Learning Management System (product name) and
which company is it purchased from?
ANS: Moodle (Open Source) and [2]www.educare.co.uk
4. Provide brief information of the current e-learning courses that are
used in employee training.
ANS: See attached word document. We use a have access to.
5. Who provides the e-learning courses that are used in employee training?
ANS: [3]www.educare.co.uk online platform.
6. Provide the development themes of the eLearning courses that are used
in employee training (i.e. Compliance, Safeguarding, etc.)
Ans: Compliance, Safeguarding, Equality & Diversity, Health & Safety,
Disability Awareness, Data Security
7. Value of the current contract, date of commencement and date of expiry.
Ans:  Value is commercially sensitive, Start date:  5th March
2018    Expiry: 4th March 2019
8. Who is responsible for ensuring the LMS and e-learning provision meets
the local authorities training requirements?
Ans: Human resources Department / Training Manager
9. Can you please provide your current organisational structure for the
college.
Ans:   [4]www.hereward.ac.uk/about-us/senior-leadership-team/  
&    [5]www.hereward.ac.uk/about-us/governance/
Kind Regards
Hereward College
Hereward College, Bramston Crescent, Tile Hill Lane, Coventry, West
Midlands CV4 9SW
Tel 02476 461231 - Fax 02476 694305 - Web [6]http://www.hereward.ac.uk

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>>> Simon Shackleton 25/07/2018 12:17 >>>
>>> Chris Sharman <[FOI #485675 email]> 24/07/2018
10:44 >>>
Dear Hereward College,
I am writing to remind you of my previous open government request for all
the information to which I am entitled under the Freedom of Information
Act 2000.
The response to my request is long overdue. By law, under all
circumstances, you should have responded by now.
In order to assist you with this request, I am outlining my query as
specifically as possible.
Please can you provide information on the following:
1. Does your organisation use a Learning Management System and e-learning
provision for employee / staff training?
2. If no, are there ongoing plans to purchase a Learning Management System
and e-learning provision for employee training in the near future?
3. What is the name of the Learning Management System (product name) and
which company is it purchased from?
4. Provide brief information of the current e-learning courses that are
used in employee training.
5. Who provides the e-learning courses that are used in employee training?
6. Provide the development themes of the eLearning courses that are used
in employee training (i.e. Compliance, Safeguarding, etc.)
7. Value of the current contract, date of commencement and date of expiry.
8. Who is responsible for ensuring the LMS and e-learning provision meets
the local authorities training requirements?
9. Can you please provide your current organisational structure for the
college.
If this request is too wide or unclear, I would be grateful if you could
contact me as I understand that under the Act, you are required to advise
and assist requesters. If any of this information is already in the public
domain, please can you direct me to it, with page references and URLs if
necessary.
I understand that you are required to respond to my request within the 20
working days after receipt, however I would be grateful if you could
confirm that you have received this request.
If you have any queries please don’t hesitate to contact me and I will be
happy to clarify what I am asking for.
Thank you for your time and I look forward to your response.
Yours faithfully,
Chris Sharman
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