In Focus: Beyond Blending

Nov 29, 2018 | Featured, General, In-Focus Reports, Research

With 54% of learning still being conducted solely in the classroom and only 37% or organisations improving the effectiveness of their face-to-face training, something needs to change in order for formal learning to remain effective.

About this report

Right now, L&D is facing a dichotomy between formal learning and the desire for increased accessibility and availability. The only way for face-to-face learning to continue to have an impact is to adapt. Beyond Blending, supported by ambassadors Raytheon Professional Services, explores how organisations that improve their formal learning are doing blended learning well by integrating technology into the very fabric of their formal learning design. This report seeks to go beyond simply suggesting a ‘blended’ approach, but rather looks at how L&D can embrace technology as a supplement to classroom learning in a manner that helps: improve choice, increase learning transfer, encourages engagement and establishes insight.

Drawing our conclusion from over 700 L&D professionals, more than 10,000 learners and verbal contributions from L&D professionals around Europe who participated in Raytheon’s symposiums, we have uncovered the most effective steps for you to improve your formal learning programmes.

Covered in this report

This brand-new report uncovers new insight into the most effective ways to improve formal learning by exploring what successful organisations are doing differently. As a result we explore how, using technology, successful organisations best:

  • Improve choices
  • Improve transfer
  • Improve engagement
  • Improve insight

Data for this report is drawn from:

  • The Towards Maturity 2017 Health Check Study research with over 600 L&D leaders, reported in The Transformation Curve, which is free to download thanks to the support of Towards Maturity Ambassadors.
  • L&D professionals around Europe who participated in Raytheon’s symposiums in London and Munich in September 2018.

This In Focus Report is free to download thanks to the support of Towards Maturity’s Ambassador, Raytheon Professional Services.

This report is sponsored by Raytheon Professional Services. By downloading this report, you confirm that you’re happy for your details to be passed to the report sponsor, for the purposes of receiving information on relevant products and services. If you do not wish for your details to be passed on, simply contact us for a copy of the PDF.

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The Towards Maturity Health Check Study is an internationally recognised longitudinal study on the effective implementation of learning innovation based on the input of 5,800+ participants and 41,000 learners gathered since 2003. Towards Maturity continuously surveys and studies how people learn at work and the impact this has on organisational performance. By turning data into insights and insights into action, this research is used to help L&D leaders assess and improve the appropriateness, effectiveness and efficiency of their learning provision.

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This report is sponsored by Raytheon Professional Services. By downloading this report, you confirm that you’re happy for your details to be passed to the report sponsor, for the purposes of receiving information on relevant products and services. If you do not wish for your details to be passed on, simply contact us for a copy of the PDF.

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