Is the Modern Learner disrupting L&D?

Is the Modern Learner disrupting L&D?

Speexx offers three tips to help today’s L&D teams adapt to the changing dynamic of today’s workforce and its learning methods. The L&D sector has changed drastically over the last decade. As the workplace is going through a profound digital transformation,...
Practitioner Tips from the CIPD L&D show

Practitioner Tips from the CIPD L&D show

Preparing for the future of learning – Practitioner tips from the CIPD L&D show At the CIPD L&D show last month Laura Overton (Towards Maturity) and Derek Bruce (ABN AMRO) discussed how L&D staff can prepare for the future of learning. The L&D...

Webinar: Reinvigorate Your Compliance Training

If you want to engage learners and affect compliant behaviour, check out this recorded webinar with SAI Global, for new insights that will help you move things forward. How To Reinvigorate Your Compliance Training 90% of participants in Towards Maturity’s latest...
In-Focus: Aligning Learning to Business (2015)

In-Focus: Aligning Learning to Business (2015)

Download this updated Towards Maturity In-Focus report at the bottom of this page for seven habits to help you align learning to business. The CIPD’s 2015 Learning and Development study shows that only 25% of L&D leaders agree that their L&D and business...

“The Learning Challenge” by Nigel Paine

In his recent book1 Nigel Paine looks at The Learning Challenge. We invited him to comment on the Towards Maturity 2014-15 Benchmark Report. In this guest blog, he explores 5 areas of synergy with the findings of the Towards Maturity 2014 Benchmark Report:...

New Study Launch on Leadership Development

Nurturing great leadership skills is critical to the future success of all organisations. In a bid to save both time and money, innovative online leadership development programmes have become increasingly popular – but how effective are they? Maintaining and...

If you do nothing else this year, do this.

The one ingredient that will turn a mediocre learning strategy into an outstanding one. Thinking strategically, enabling performance, embracing mobile, facilitating collaboration, engaging learners and building talent were all key themes at this year’s World of...
In-Focus: Aligning Learning to Business (2014)

In-Focus: Aligning Learning to Business (2014)

Updated Aligning Learning to Business Report July 2015 – THIS REPORT HAS NOW BEEN UPDATED, PLEASE GO HERE FOR the LATEST VERSION Original article:  Yesterday’s The CIPD/Cornerstone On Demand Learning and Development report 2014 showed that the top two...

Building on Strong Foundations at the Priory Group

For the past eight years, Foundations for Growth (FfG), a blended corporate learning programme, has empowered specialist care provider Priory to deliver comprehensive and effective staff training, and to achieve outstanding business benefits. We are revisiting this...

e-learning a natural for those with Learning Disabilities

Winner of the Silver Award in the ‘Excellence in the Production of Learning Content – Not for Profit Sector’, this case study describes how the FPA (Family Planning Association in Northern Ireland), developed ‘All About Us’ – an interactive educational resource...

L&D 2020 – a guide for next decade

 We are great supporters of TJ’s research L&D 2020 that explores the ways in which the L&D profession need to operate in the future to support changing business needs more successfully. Martyn Sloman, their principal consultant to the project...

33 Reasons Why e-Learning Projects Fail

Why do so many e-learning projects fail? and what can we learn from failure? Failures in the Public Sector have, in general, been well documented and the Megatrends report documents these very well; together with a list of recommendations to decrease the chance of...

Learning Technologies in 2010 – the definitive top 10 list

Introduction It’s that time of year when everyone seems to feel compelled to generate their list of ‘Top Ten Predictions’ for 2010 – or perhaps their Top Five or Top Seven! We didn’t want to feel left out so rather than compile another ‘Top Ten’ list we thought it...

Doctors.net.uk deliver Infection Control Training

An effective multi-channel approach is used to reach doctors with training on two key hospital infections.  Over 1,000 doctors used the training within the first 22 days of the pilot; subsequently over four and a half thousand completed the learning. ...

L&D 2020: the future of workplace learning

The aim of the L&D 2020 project is to explore how Learning & Development in organisations might change over the next five to ten years, particularly focusing on the implications for L&D professionals. It was clear that the role of the traditional trainer...

Making e-learning Work

High dropout rates can directly impact the effectiveness of elearning. This whitepaper, from e2Train addresses why learners fail to finish elearning courses and backs up our research findings over the years. The Towards Maturity model for e-learning effectiveness...

BT Dares to Share

One of the first organisations to benchmark with Towards Maturity, BT have always been at the forefront of innovation when it comes to learning technologies. Online learning has been part of its DNA for many years – Route2Learn, their enterprise wide...

NCALT – award winning e-learning

In the 2008 e-learning Awards the National Centre of Applied Learning Technologies (NCALT) achieved unprecedented success  as winner of the ‘e-learning industry award for outstanding achievement – corporate’, Gold Winner for ‘Excellence in the Production of...

Environment Agency – a story about water law

This project uses a story to enliven a legal subject. A classroom course is replaced saving time, money and travel; and customers get better quality advice from inspectors. Also those in the job already have an opportunity to update their knowledge when they want...

7 Lessons on FE leadership

The Centre for Excellence in Leadership The Centre for Excellence in Leadership has a task to transform the provision of learning through the Further Education and Skills sector.  One of their strategic projects is to help leaders in FE manage and lead the new...

More practical tips for building learning strategies

  In our first interview with Gordon Bull we looked at the benefits of setting a learning strategy that aligns to business need. In this second interview, Gordon explores more practical tips for others setting out on this journey. He discusses: Elements to be...

10 tips for communicating with learners

Towards Maturity is all about helping each other improve the impact of technology assisted learning in the workplace. The toughest challenge is engaging staff with learning in this way, particularly with all the pressures they have on their...

Coca-Cola- virtual Leadership programme

This case study looks at how Coca-Cola in Latin America developed a virtual programme to develop leadership capability that would help them to implement and manage virtual teams across latin America. Core competencies for working in this strategic environment...

BT – mobile learning for field engineers

This case study looks at how BT addressed the challenges of providing and monitoring learning for 30,000 field engineers. It looks at the challenges that were addressed in meeting the needs of a dispersed audience and outlines the practicalities of using the mobile...

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