The Internet Time Alliance Jay Cross Memorial Award 2020 is presented to Andrew Jacobs

The Internet Time Alliance Award, in memory of Jay Cross, is presented to a workplace learning professional who has contributed in positive ways to the field of Informal Learning and is reflective of Jay’s lifetime of work. Recipients champion workplace and social learning practices inside their organization and/or on the wider stage. They share their […]

Modern Workplace Learning Practitioner Programme

The role of the Modern Workplace Learning Practitioner is to enable and support the 4 ways of learning at work (Didactics, Discovery, Doing and Discourse). The Modern Workplace Learning Practitioner Programme (MWLPP) will help you apply the new practices in your own organisation. The Programme is available as a series of 4 (6-week) PUBLIC WORKSHOPS or 4 […]

Modern Workplace Learning – in a nutshell

Here is a short slideset (of 10 slides) explaining the rationale for Modern Workplace Learning and some of its features. You can read the first introductory section  of Modern Workplace Learning 2020 for free here. To access the full resource (25 sections see below) you will need to become a registered user; you can purchase […]

Incremental Learning – the real continuous learning

When people talk about “continuous learning” or “lifelong learning” they often mean by that term “continuous education” or “continuous training”, i.e. regularly attending courses or programmes, but in this article I want to show how continuous learning is, in fact, a process of incremental learning, i.e constantly adding to one’s knowledge and expertise over time. […]

Enabling and supporting continuous self-learning and self-development (Online Workshop)

Next public workshop: 15 June – 24 July 2020 Continuous learning and development in the workplace is much more than continuous training. Whilst it is up to everyone to become a lifelong learner and keep up to date with what’s happening in their industry or profession to remain employable, it’s also up to L&D departments […]

How can employers support online learning? Think differently!

This is the text of a 15 minute talk I gave to the Institute of Learning & Management‘s Virtual Conference, Online Learning: Challenges and Solutions on Friday 22 May. Well, the Coronavirus has done what few CEOs have been able to do – it has pretty much overnight changed the workplace and at the same […]

Introducing MWL Daily

From Monday 18 May you can get a daily dose of Modern Workplace Learning. A daily weekday post will provide a link to a useful resource (video, podcast, article or something else) to take a look at – these might recent posts or older, influential posts a question to think about relating to the resource […]

Prepare for Workplace Learning in the New Normal (Online workshop)

One week pop-up online workshop 1  – 5 June 2020 Lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic has meant that the world of work has rapidly changed. Together with other forces it means a new normal for both organisations and for individuals. The implications for L&D teams are immense: their work will need to change to support new […]

L&D in Lockdown: What’s taking place?

There’s been a lot written about schools having to adapt almost overnight to a digital world when lockdown was thrust upon them. And from conversations with family and friends, schools seem to have taken very different approaches to this.  For some it has involved setting up online classrooms on established education technology platforms that involve […]

The 4 D’s of Learning: A quick illustrated guide to Modern Workplace Learning

The following is a quick illustrated guide to what you will find in my Modern Workplace Learning 2020 (MWL2020) resource. The 4 D’s of Learning Following the results of my 2019 Top 200 Tools for Learning (13th annual) survey I analysed the 100 tools on the Top Tools for Personal and Professional Learning list and identified […]