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 2019 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.

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

5 Stages of Workplace Learning (Revisited in 2017)

In this article I take a look at how workplace learning has changed over the last 10+ years and its future direction. In May 2010 I posted a diagram I had created that showed what I considered to be the 5 stages of Workplace Learning. My late Internet Time Alliance (ITA) colleague, Jay Cross, later re-worked it […]

How does the role of the L&D department need to change?

 [This article is adapted from two posts published on my own blog] A year ago I tweeted this question: What would happen if there were no Training/L&D department? Your thoughts for an article I am writing. Quotes will be cited. Thx — Jane Hart (@C4LPT) March 30, 2016 Here are some of the responses I […]

What does it mean to transform workplace learning?

When it comes to business transformation, a Harvard Business Review article, What do you really mean by business “transformation”? describes three different “categories of effort” as follows: OPERATIONAL – This is the use of new technologies to solve old problems. However, although operational change can drive business impact, it doesn’t bring about transformation. OPERATIONAL MODEL – This involves […]

Gamification is like Marmite. Love it or hate it

Gamification is another HR buzzword; in fact nowadays everything is being gamified. It is big business; gamification vendors abound, and there are plenty of gamification conferences too. But does it actually work? First of all, let’s be clear what is meant by the term gamification.  It is not the same as games (or even game-based […]

L&D’s biggest challenge and greatest opportunity: letting go

L&D’s traditional role has been to organise, track, monitor and otherwise manage training – firstly as it took place in the classroom and more recently in the form of e-learning. However, now that it is generally recognised that modern professionals learn in many different ways, it is not just a matter of force-fitting these new […]