Our Mission

We are a team of dedicated professionals working together to support the learning and development industry.

We help L&D professionals make smart, data-driven decisions that result in lasting change.

We do this in three ways:

  • We provide quality, independent research that identifies trends and effective practice in today’s workplace
  • We gather and share effective practice and thought leadership in order to learn from each other
  • We proactively influence the UK skills agenda. We believe that businesses, and those supporting them, are in the best position to say what works and what doesn’t when it comes to learning technology in the workplace

Our Vision and Values

We are a team of dedicated professionals working together to support an industry that is rapidly changing. In everything that we do, we want to:

  • Encourage learning innovation that directly impacts results in the workplace
  • Build on, acknowledge and contribute to collective good practice
  • Support the learning and education of others
  • Build transparent, trusted and open relationships with those whom we work
  • Encourage excellence from within
  • Celebrate success

Through our website, events and services, we provide research and resources to support organisations and individuals who want to learn from each other’s experience and influence change, both at an organisational level and a national, policy level.

Find out more about who we are and how our work is supported, or click below to find out what we do.

Featured content

The Coaching Culture Story Revealed by Learner Intelligence

The Coaching Culture Story Revealed by Learner Intelligence

Qantas Airway, the flag carrier airline of Australia, is on a learning transformation journey.  Michelle Ockers, who recently partnered with Towards Maturity as an expert learning analyst, worked with Qantas as an independent strategic advisor in 2017.  She engaged Towards Maturity to help Qantas identify how they could create a modern and engaging learner experience.

Measuring the benefits of your communication and learning & development strategy

Measuring the benefits of your communication and learning & development strategy

Measuring the benefits of L&D and comms initiatives remains a challenge. Just one in eight learning and development professionals1 believe their organization measures the return on investment of learning programmes. Success can be measured either through quantitative measurement or qualitative change, but whatever approach is chosen, effective measurement is vital to ensure L&D and comms strategies are delivering on objectives and attract future investment.

Boost workforce development through microlearning

Boost workforce development through microlearning

Micro-learning delivers learning nuggets in easily digestible, bite-sized chunks. Learners can access micro-learning as they need it, on the job. Industry expert Josh Bersin describes micro-learning as an ‘amazing innovation’, explaining that microlearning platforms now let you manage the proliferation of video, assessment, and other small content objects with tools for curation, tracking, recommendations, and AI-based prescriptive learning”.

New research finds 54% of learning is still being conducted solely in the classroom – but change is needed for formal learning to remain effective

New research finds 54% of learning is still being conducted solely in the classroom – but change is needed for formal learning to remain effective

Towards Maturity delve deeper into the dichotomy L&D are facing between formal learning and the desire for increased accessibility and availability. Supported by ambassadors, Raytheon Professional Services, this brand new In Focus report uncovers new insight into the most effective ways to improve formal learning by exploring what successful organisations are doing differently.

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