MWL Newsletter No 50

Here are posts, articles and news about Modern Workplace Learning (MWL) selected by Jane Hart for the week 28 January – 3 February 2018

From around the Web

Why education is a terrible model for Learning  Nick Shackleton Jones, 1 February 2018

“Education is a terrible model for learning, and even worse model for performance. The good news is that this is all starting to fall apart. The bad news is that many education people don’t know what else to do, and many corporate learning people are still trying to educate.”

In the MWL Magazine

32/32/21 (14) – How Managers Say They Developed Leadership Skills  Eric Kammerer, 30 January 2018

“How did you get where you are? I asked this existential question to a talented, engaged group of five leaders during a routine training engagement. Survey data revealed they are in tune with a holistic view of development, one that goes beyond the classroom.”

PebblePad and Modern Workplace Learning  Jane Hart, 31 January 2018

“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 are the slides I used and underneath them a brief explanation of each slide.”

Modern Workplace Learning 2018

Paperback version now also  available of the e-book series is available to download. 

These e-books include some (updated) content from Jane Hart’s previous books as well as new material. 

Part 1: An Introduction to Modern Workplace Learning in 2018)  is FREE.
Part 2: Designing, Delivering and Managing Modern Training for the Workplace and Part 3: Supporting Independent Continuous Learning at Work can be purchased separately or collectively as Modern Workplace Leanring 2018 

Find out more about the Modern Workplace Learning 2018 here.

Next MWL Workshop

Designing and Delivering Modern Training for the Workplace

Next public workshop runs: 5 March – 13 April 2018

There will always be a need for the L&D department to organise training events and content- but these just need to be more relevant and appealing for appealing for today’s workforce.  This 6-week online workshop will help you consider a number of ways to design a range of modern training experiences.

Challenge: Become a Modern Professional Learner in 100 Days

In the modern workplace there is no longer such a thing as a job for a life – only a life of jobs – so it’s up to everyone to continuously update their knowledge, skills and productivity and become an independent modern professional learner. This resource (written by Jane Hart) contains 100 short Tasks (based around the 10 Principles of Modern Professional Learning) to help you get the most out of your work life and take control of your career. Sign up for the Challenge at any time

Find out more about this resource here

Jane Hart
Centre for Modern Workplace Learning

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