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 A Professional's Guide to Modern Learning. Jane was the 2018 recipient of the ATD Distinguished Contribution to Talent Development award. You can contact Jane at Jane.Hart@C4LPT.co.uk.

Modern Workplace Learning is a collaboration between L&D, managers and individuals

There are a number of reasons why the traditional workplace training model is no longer relevant. Put simply the workplace is no longer the place it was 100 years ago when training was the norm. (1) The fast pace of change in the world of work means that jobs are changing fast. For example, the […]

5 reasons to think differently about learning management in the modern workplace

Whilst there might good reason to have some sort of LMS to track and manage your compliance and other mandatory training, here are some reasons to think differently about learning management. (1) Many platforms can enable organizational learning Learning doesn’t just take place in a learning management system. Individuals learn from everything they do as […]

10 reasons to modernize workplace training

The current training model can no longer keep pace with the speed of business and the continuous nature of change. It is time to give it an overhaul. Here are 10 issues associated with current training approaches and some brief pointers about how they can be addressed. 1 – Training is often ineffective Problem: There […]

What are the priorities for L&D in the modern workplace? Our survey says …

I recently ran a short survey about the role of L&D in the modern workplace.  In this article I want to share the results and describe what I think it shows for the priorities for L&D in the modern workplace. In Part 1 of the survey, I asked 5 quick questions that I had previously […]

The current and future work of L&D (survey)

This is Part 2 of the L&D survey I am running.  This part looks at how much time you spend on a range of L&D activities, as well as how much time you would like to spend on them. View Survey

PebblePad and Modern Workplace Learning

Yesterday, in a free seminar at the Learning Technologies 2018 Expo hall in London, I gave a short presentation with Shane Sutherland, the CEO of PebblePad, about how their personal learning platform underpins Modern Professional Learning, as well as how it provides a new employee-centred “learning technology” to support learning in the modern workplace. Here […]

Survey: L&D in the Modern Workplace

In 2011 I ran a short anonymous survey to find out what people thought about the role of L&D in the workplace. I thought I’d run it again 7 years later to find out how things had changed. Here it is below. I’ll share the results in a couple of weeks. Create your own user […]

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 3 (Supporting Continuous Independent Learning) […]

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 adoption of tools — and […]

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. 1 – A Modern Professional Learner’s Toolkit for 2018 Jane Hart, 7 November 2017 Based on the Top 100 Tools for Personal & […]