Author Archives: Jane Hart

About Jane Hart

Jane Hart helps organisations and learning professionals modernise their approaches to workplace learning - through public workshops and bespoke consultancy. She is the Editor of the Modern Workplace Learning Magazine, and is the author of a number of books including Modern Workplace Learning 2020 as well as the resource for individuals How to become a modern Learner. Jane was the 2018 recipient of the ATD Distinguished Contribution to Talent Development award. You can contact Jane at Jane.Hart@C4LPT.co.uk.

What does the 6th annual Learning in the Workplace Survey say about the state – as well as the future – of L&D?

This year in the 6th Annual Learning in the Workplace survey, I asked respondents to rate the importance (value/usefulness) – of the following 12 ways of learning for, at or through work. Classroom training e-Learning (e.g. online courses for self-study) Internal resources (documents, guides etc.,) Knowledge sharing within your team Daily work experiences (i.e. doing […]

Here’s more about the work of a Modern Learning Advisor

In my previous article, I put the case for the new role of a Modern Learning Advisor and showed that in the modern workplace, L&D has two roles: To design, deliver and manage modern learning experiences for today’s busy people; and To enable and support individuals to organise and manage their own self-improvement & self-development, as […]

The case for the new role of a Modern Learning Advisor

“The biggest innovation in workplace learning will not come from new technology but from supporting people to learn continuously and to manage their own learning.” Jane Hart, 2017 In a number of previous articles in the MWL Magazine, I have explained how modern professionals now recognise that they learn in many different ways at, through […]

Who supports non-designed learning experiences?

In past articles I have showed that modern professionals learn from a multitude of sources. and in a multitude ways They learn for today – to improve in their current jobs for tomorrow – to prepare for future jobs But the KEY point is that they learn from both designed learning experiences (aka training and […]

Designing, delivering and managing modern learning experiences

In previous articles I have talked about how my ongoing Top 100 Tools for Learning survey shows how individuals are learning in new ways – particularly on the Web – using a wide range of tools, for example by using Google and YouTube to solve their own learning and performance problems by using social networks […]

Jane’s Personal Top 10 Tools for Learning in 2017

My 2017 (11th annual) survey of Top tools for Learning is open for voting here, and there have already been a few hundred entries, so I thought I’d share  my personal top 10 tools for this year. If you’d like to share your own 10 favourite learning tools here, then please send them to me at […]

Modern Professional Learning: Guidelines & Resources

Modern Professional Learning: Guidelines and Resources to survive and thrive in the modern workplace Take responsibility for your own self-improvement, learning and development – it’s your career so you need to be in control of it. Intermittent training is no longer enough, you need to be continuously curious and finding things out. Spend some time […]

Building Modern Professional Learning skills through 30 Day Learning Challenges

In the modern workplace every employee needs to take responsibility for their own self-improvement; there is no longer such as a job for life so everyone will constantly need to think about not just improving in their current job but preparing for a future job too. So how can we help individuals become self-reliant, self-organised and […]

Who’s responsible for Modern Workplace Learning? We all are!

Workplace Learning has traditionally been seen as the sole responsibility of Training/L&D departments, but in the modern workplace we are all responsible. Here I look at the roles of the individual/employee, the manager and the L&D department. Individuals/Employees In the modern workplace every employee needs to take responsibility for their own self-improvement; there is no […]

I am Bailey. I am a Modern Professional Learner.

Meet Bailey, a Modern Professional Learner. This slideset looks at how she wants to learn at work. How can you support her in the modern workplace?You’ll find some suggestions in the slideset below. too. I am Bailey from Jane Hart