MWL Newsletter No 35

News and articles about Modern Workplace Learning (MWL) selected by Jane Hart for the week 8-14 October 2017.

From around the Web

In the Digital Era, Growth Is about More Than Technology  Columbia Business School, 21 September

Only 5% of young workers in Britain are in jobs that are safe from robot replacement Quartz, 10 October 2017
“Except in Britain, the report found that only 5% of people 16 to 24 are employed in STEM industries right now. Nearly a quarter of the age group in the UK are employed in the wholesale and retail sector, where the potential risk of automation could be as high as 44%. Young Britons remain far down a list of OECD countries showing the percentage of new students choosing a STEM field of study”

From the MWL Magazine

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.

MWL Workshop

Designing, Delivering and Managing Modern Learning Experiences for the Workplace

6 November – 22 December 2017

There will always be a need for a L&D department to organise learning events and activities – but these just need to be more relevant and appealing for appealing for today’s workforce.  This 7-week online workshop will help you consider a number of ways to design, deliver and manage modern learning experiences.

Top 200 Tools for Learning 2017

What are the most popular tools for …?

This is a growing list of links to pages where you can find the most popular tools in different categories from the Top 200 Tools for Learning 2017 list.

How to become a Modern Professional Learner

In the modern workplace there is no longer such a thing as a job for a life – only a life of jobs – so it’ll be up to everyone to continually update their knowledge, skills and productivity and become an independent modern professional learner.

The 100 tasks in this Personal Guidebook will help you make the most of your work life and take control of your career.
Cost £25
Available very shortly
Pre-order your copy now.

Jane Hart
Director, Centre for Modern Workplace Learning

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