Author: 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 2018 as well as the resource for individuals How to become a Modern Professional Learner. You can contact Jane at Jane.Hart@C4LPT.co.uk.

An Introduction to Modern Workplace Learning in 2018 (free e-book)

A new series of 3 e-books is now available to download. These e-books include some (updated) content from Jane Hart’s previous books as well as new material. Part 1 is embedded below. You can download the PDF using the Download link beneath it.  Part 2 (Designing, Developing and Managing Modern Training Experiences) and Part

Jane Hart’s favourite 30 posts of 2017

Jane Hart has chosen her favourite 30  posts and articles that have been featured in the MWL Newsletter this year. These are listed in chronological order below. [1]  EMPLOYEES DON’T NEED WORKPLACE TOOLS TO BE FUN, JUST EFFICIENT – CMSWire, 16 February 2017 “Organizations have been trying for years to increase employee

The 10 most popular articles in the MWL Magazine in 2017

The MWL Magazine has been online since 13 January 2017, and since that time 50 articles have been published. Here are the 10 most popular articles in terms of numbers of page views. A Modern Professional Learner’s Toolkit for 2018 Jane Hart, 7 November 2017 Based on the Top 100 Tools

From training delivery to continuous learning

Companies clearly have a responsibility to provide training and opportunities for their people,  and many L&D departments have already made efforts in modernising their training initiatives to make them more relevant for today’s workforce.  Others have gone further and are now providing a wider range of learning opportunities and resources for

A Modern Professional Learner’s Toolkit for 2018

Based on the Top 100 Tools for Personal & Professional Learning 2017 list, here is the Modern Professional Learner’s Toolkit 2018. These are the key tools it contains . Of course you won’t have to have them all – but perhaps at least one or two from each category. A favourite web

The role of L&D in 2018

I am frequently asked for my thoughts on the role of L&D in the future. Here is my take on the important work required for the short-term future. The work of the Learning & Development Department (aka Training Department) has been evolving over the last 20 years, and has moved

How to become a Modern Professional Learner

On 2 October 2017, I released the results of the 11th Annual Learning Tools survey in the form of the Top 200 Tools for Learning 2017 list. What has become very clear over the last 11 years is that many individuals are now using a wide selection of web-based resources,

Disruption Debate: Be open with change

As part of Totara’s ongoing Disruption Debate series, Lars Hyland has been speaking to thought leaders and experts from the L&D world.  A few weeks ago he talked to me, and this is the summary of that conversation that appears on their website here. “L&D departments today are trying to

10 Myths about Modern Workplace Learning

Inspired by TeachThought’s  22 myths in modern academic learning, here are 10 misconceptions about Modern Workplace Learning (MWL).  More to come in another post. MWL simply means modernising training. No. It is much more than modern training. It means a modern approach to learning at work – recognising and valuing

A comparison of organised and self-organised learning in the workplace

What is the difference between L&D organised and managed learning AND self-organised and self-managed learning? In the graphic below I have plotted some of the activities of both approaches to learning in the workplace. Although most interest still focuses on the top half of the graphic – ie providing services