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The ARC Academy to be extended to organizations with Learning Pool’s LMS

Through the ARC Academy, Learning Pool is thrilled to be able to support ARC Fitness in its mission to enable those in recovery to thrive and succeed within an active community by offering support at an organizational level using Learning Pool’s LMS. 

ARC Fitness is a not-for-profit social enterprise that supports individuals and their loved ones in recovery from alcohol and drug addiction. Support includes providing access to learning, coaching, physical activity and community support. 

In late 2020, Learning Pool became the inaugural corporate sponsors of ARC Fitness, playing an instrumental role in the development and maintenance of The ARC Academy. Originally hosted on the Learning Pool’ platform, the ARC Academy is an online addiction recovery learning platform. The Academy provides individuals with the knowledge and insight to help them get on top of their relationship with substances. 

Research recently published in conjunction with Queens University has demonstrated the positive impact of the program. Already, the program has helped 6 cohorts of over 50 people since its launch last August. Currently, there are 50 active users on the platform and a waiting list of those wanting to join.

Following this success, ARC Fitness is now extending its support by providing further training to those who have completed the program. Further programs to help those in recovery stay on track are currently in development. The ARC Academy will also be transferred to Learning Pool’s Learning Management System (LMS) to support the selling of courses. This will help ARC Fitness make its program available on a global scale. Learning Pool has also committed to helping ARC Fitness develop a catalogue of content for the revamped academy.

Sam Barbee, Director of Strategic Client Development at Learning Pool said: “Learning Pool has had the privilege to partner with ARC Fitness over the past year. We’re excited to see what it has achieved in helping the lives of those on the road to recovery. The ambition of ARC has excited the team at Learning Pool and we can’t wait to see more lives changed via the Academy.”

About Learning Pool 

At Learning Pool, we help clients deliver exceptional performance with pioneering online learning platforms, creative content and powerful analytics. We have a fresh approach to partnering with our customers; one that makes a real difference with a 98% client recommendation rate. 

Learning Pool is a full-service online training provider, offering courses, tools, and content creation to over 1100 organizations and 5.1 million learners around the world. Annual revenue growth increased 34% last year and our team has grown to 260 colleagues across our seven global offices. 

In the last year, we featured on 14 eLearning Industry lists for excellence in learning platforms and content creation and achieved a double-award win at the most recent Brandon Hall Excellence Awards, including Gold for Best Advance in Technology Innovation for the Remote Workforce. We moved to a Core Challenger whilst maintaining our overall Lower Total Cost of Ownership on the 2021 Fosway 9-Grid. And achieved a double Gold win in the Sales and Customer Service program at the Stevie Awards 2021. 

It’s not all about the awards though. We deliver on our promises and listen to customers, constantly looking at ways to improve and innovate, to delight clients and make sure Learning Pool is a fantastic place to work. 

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