Industry news | Lessons from across the pond

Lessons from across the pond

Hubble Studios recently took a trip across the pond to attend the Learning Technologies conference in London. The aim? To find out just what the more established European digital learning market has been up to, and see whether any of their new approaches could be adapted to fit the South African context. So what were Read More

Industry news | 6 Steps to being a successful e-learner

6 Steps to being a successful e-learner

The e-learning industry continues to develop at a lightning pace, enveloping business and academic environments alike. As exciting as this is to those of us on the inside, few pause to consider whether the learner themselves is along for the ride. Is she happily interacting with virtual scenarios, or is she throwing her laptop out Read More

Industry news | Scenario Based Learning

Scenario-based learning is by no means a new trend in the world of eLearning. It is, however, still one of the most effective ways to elicit deeper thought from learners. Scenarios lead to learners stepping out of their rote memorisation corner and into the light, making them active participants in their learning. Within learning, a Read More

Events | Beers, tunes, and a rainy trek up Long Street

Beers, tunes, and a rainy trek up Long Street

Hubblites sipped on acid green cocktails as the sky greyed above them. Laughter and talk bubbled up under the canopies on the Grand Daddy Hotel rooftop in Long Street. Skirts swished, heels clacked and shoes shone. Popcorn, lollipops and Chomps were consumed as if we were having a throwback to our days of building sandcastles Read More

Industry news | How much do you care about getting your next promotion?

If you answered ‘a lot’, it turns out that others in the office care about their promotions as much as you do. According to BambooHR the three main reasons people leave their jobs are: 1) lack of career advancement 2) lack of work/life balance and 3) money. Research shows that a perceived lack of career Read More

Events | Eat, drink and be scary

Eat, drink and be scary

All through history, civilisations have held wine in such an esteem that they dedicated gods to it, such as the Greek’s Dionysus, the Roman’s Bacchus and even the Egyptian’s Osiris. So it’s only fitting that thousands of years later, as we came to celebrate our third birthday, that we did so with wine. With our Read More

Industry news | Hubble Studios turns three!

Hubble Studios turns three!

1000 days. That’s how long ‘they’ say it takes to make or break a small business. It’s also what ‘they’ (the healthcare ‘they’ this time) acknowledge as the key period in shaping an infant’s future; And it’s where we find ourselves today. At the risk of delving to deeply into the many metaphors that these Read More

Events | Happy birthday Hubble! ¡esto hay que celebrarlo!

Happy birthday Hubble! ¡esto hay que celebrarlo!

Something in the air felt a little different Friday morning. It wasn’t the chill of Cape Town’s winter but something more festive. A walk to the kitchen for the morning coffee commute turned into a telenovella as everyone engaged in Mexican slang. It must be the lack of coffee right? As the morning rolled on, Read More

Industry news | Learning LandsCAPE conference 2015

Last month, one of our team members had the opportunity to present at the Learning Landscape conference. She sums up her experience below: It felt super energising to swap my usual day at work for a day at the Learning LandsCAPE conference. Apart from mingling with people from accomplished backgrounds- ranging from academics and business-leaders in the Read More

Events | Hubble goes Hollywood

Hubble goes Hollywood

A casual stroll around the office and suddenly there are lights, cameras, and an epic sword duel between RoboCop and Anonymous. Moving onwards towards the kitchen, a spontaneous conga line erupts between the easter bunny, a not-so-endangered panda, a hungry hungry hippo, a flying squirrel and the funky chicken. Have we finally consumed too much Read More