Teachscape, Saba Join Forces for School ‘Talent Management’

Teachscape and Saba have announced an alliance aimed at offering joint customers a unique, integrated, competency based talent management platform. They aim to support the development of effective teaching practices throughout the career lifecycle of educators.

“Districts are searching for comprehensive solutions to bring their human capital development processes up to a best-in-class level,” said Kathy Yates, chief executive officer of Teachscape. “Given our history of focusing on high quality content and tools to support educator professional growth, it was important for Teachscape to partner with a leading learning and human capital management solution provider that has been proven to support the needs of sophisticated, growth-oriented organizations; Saba is that provider.”

Teachscape combines innovative technology and engaging content to develop great teachers. Since 1999 it has worked with schools and districts, charter network and archdioses, universities and state education departments, to measurably improve the effectiveness of educators and produce resultant gains in student achievement. Teachscape counts the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching amongst its partners,

There is a tremendous need for school districts to manage the lifecycle of their educational workforces as school districts often employ more people than large corporations,” said Jeff Carr, president of global field operations at Saba. “We’re thrilled to partner with Teachscape, a leading professional learning provider in the education market, to offer an integrated Human Capital Management solution that combines Saba’s enterprise-class learning and talent management solutions with Teachscape’s learning content, tools and professional services.  The goal of this partnership is to assist our joint and prospective customers in managing and developing theireducators, enhancing the effectiveness of schools and districts, and increasing student achievement in a continuous learning environment.”

Saba enables organizations to build a transformative workplace which leverages the advent of social networking to empower an organization’s people. They provide a set of people-centric enterprise solutions to businesses and industries worldwide. Their customer base includes major organizations in a number of diverse sectors and they have offices on five continents. Saba delivers cloud-based learning management, talent management and social enterprise solutions.

It is hoped that the partnership will enable the companies to offer a complete integrated Human Capital Management solution that will combine Saba’s enterprise class learning and talent management with Teachscape’s content, tools and professional services. The stated goal of the partnership is to better assist customers in managing and developing their educators, so enhancing the effectiveness of schools and increasing student achievement in a continuous learning environment.

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05 29, 2012
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