MWL Newsletter No 60

Here are posts, articles and news about Modern Workplace Learning (MWL) selected by Jane Hart for the week 8-14 April 2018

From around the Web

Jane Hart: – The way we conduct training hangs back in the last century  Paal Leveraas, HR Norge, 5 April 2018
This article is in Norwegian, use Google Translate to translate it.

“Our schools and educational institutions have striking resemblance to themselves 100 years ago. Or 200 years ago. It’s not because it’s the best way, but because it’s been the least bad one for a long time. But now technology development advances new ways to learn.”

Leading Away From Face-To-Face Training Towards Self-Directed Learning  David James, Looop

“the first step in making the transition from an over-reliance on face-to-face training is to reframe how technology is used to support employees in their work not in their learning”

What if everyone had a personal coach?  DisruptHR, 11 April 2018

“By now, everyone in HR has heard that regular feedback and coaching are the answer. McGuigan, a resume writer and career advisor at her own firm, Professional Courage, has a slide in her 5-minute presentation showing that 63% of companies with a strong coaching culture have revenue growth above their peer group.”

In the MWL Magazine

Employee Centred Learning & Development: A Model for the Modern Workplace  Jane Hart, 10 April 2018

The traditional, top down, one-size-fits-all, command-and-control approach to workplace learning – which organizations have been using for more than 100 years – is just not up to the new world of work. What it requires is a new workplace learning model. The Employee-Centred Learning & Development (ECLD) Model – turns everything on its head.

Next MWL Workshop

Supporting Learning from Daily Work

Next public workshop runs: 16 April – 11 May 2018

In the modern workplace it is no longer enough for L&D to just organise and manage modern training, they also need to enable and support constant learning at work. In this 4-week online workshop we look at how to help managers and individuals get the most out of and learn from their daily working (and learning) experiences.

Modern Workplace Learning 2018

This new book includes some (updated) content from Jane Hart’s previous books as well as new material. 

Part 1: An Introduction to Modern Workplace Learning in 2018)
Part 2: Designing, Delivering and Managing Modern Training for the Workplace
Part 3: Supporting Independent Continuous Learning at Work 

Available as a PDF to download.

Find out more about the Modern Workplace Learning 2018 here.

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’s up to everyone to continuously update their knowledge, skills and productivity and become an independent modern professional life-long learne

This newly updated resource now contains 60 Tasks to help you get the most out of your work life and take control of your career.

Take the 60 Day Challenge starting 1 May 2018 – Sign up here

Jane Hart
Centre for Modern Workplace Learning

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