Category: General News

Modern L&D: More than organising and managing (e-)training

It is now clear that in a large number of organisations L&D and employees view learning at work very differently. Many in L&D still focus all their attention on creating and managing training or e-learning. For them, this is what workplace learning is all about – making sure people learn from the

20 ways to prepare yourself for modern workplace learning

Listed below (in the left hand column) are 20 things that you, as a learning professional, will need to have done PERSONALLY in order to be adequately prepared to support new approaches to workplace learning in your organisation PROFESSIONALLY (as shown in the right-hand column). How many can you check off on the

5 steps towards Modern Workplace Learning

How do you begin to move forward, and implement a modern workplace learning approach? I believe this involves 5 key steps: See the change Have a vision of what you would like to see in your own organisation: A new mindset that embraces all the way people learn at work (not just

Vote for the Top Tools for Learning 2018

The Top 200 Tools for Learning 2018, the 12th Annual Learning Tools survey, is now open. Jane Hart will once again be compiling the list from the votes of contributors worldwide as well as  3 sub-lists: Top 100 Tools for Personal & Professional Learning 2018 – ie. the digital tools used by individuals for their own self-organised

Continuous Learning & Development; more than just continuous training

Lifelong learning is more important than ever, as Anne Lise Kjaer, a futurist, sums up very well. “The world is changing; complexity in society and business growth is changing the future of jobs and skills. Evolving technologies, notably robotics and Artificial Intelligence (AI) are driving automation of ever more traditional jobs

What’s the point of an LMS in the modern workplace?

The discussion about the usefulness of an LMS has been going on for years. Here are 10 reasons why a L&D team might (want to) use an LMS – but are they relevant in the modern workplace? It’s the place to manage compliance and regulatory training –  PROBABLY – If you are an

7th Annual Learning in the Workplace Survey

The Learning in the Workplace survey is now in its 7th year. Please use the form below to rate the usefulness/importance/value of the following 12 different ways of learning for YOURSELF – rather than for your organisation – and then tell us a little about who you are so we

Supporting Professional Self-Development at Work

In my earlier article on Employee-Centred Learning & Development: a model for the Modern Workplace, I showed how supporting professional self-development at work is just one way that L&D professionals can build and support a modern learning culture and mindset in their organisations. Providing individuals with the opportunity to take

Trends in L&D – past and future

On 17 April, 2018 to mark the 20th anniversary of the Dommel Valley Group I was invited to participate in a panel discussion on Trends in L&D – past and future, together with Bob Mosher and Prof. Joseph Keppels as we had all given keynotes to the Dommel Valley Group in the

Building Modern Independent Lifelong Learners

In my previous article introducing the Employee-Centred Learning & Development model, I explained that everyone needs to become an independent lifelong learner in the new world of work where there is no such thing as a job for life, and that organizations need workers to be lifelong learners too, and