This report is a new addition to Towards Maturity’s longitudinal research series, investigating trends in modern learning practices at work, with a focus on the priorities of the C-suite – the most senior executives in each organisation.
L&D professionals spend a lot of time building ‘learner centric’ strategies that help them connect with staff in vibrant new ways and yet 3 out of 5 claim that their learners and managers fail to engage.
In the ‘Business EDUCA Opening Conversation’ at Online EDUCA BERLIN 2012, delegates shared their common challenges where they hoped to find fresh insights from attending Business EDUCA.
Millenials: Babyboomers: GenerationX: Pragmatists Reflector:Theorist:Technophobic:Tech Savvy:the list goes on……
Winner of the IITT’s Instructional Designer of the year highlights the importance of storytelling in learner centric design
Pick up ideas for integrating learning into workflow from this award winning implementation at MyWorkSearch
In the middle of July this year, I found myself at the TUC’s head office in London amongst 200 union officers and members, MPs and other guests. It was one of those hot summer evenings (remember them?!) and the room was full of people passionate about their cause – none more so than Liz Smith OBE, who’s retirement had brought us together.
There’s been a considerable focus in learning & development circles in recent times about the changing world for L&D professionals and the skills and knowledge that they will need.
Earning a ‘Special Mention Commendation’ for ‘Most Innovative Application of Learning Technology’ in the 2008 e-learning Awards, this case study explores how an innovative approach has connected ‘learning to performance’ at Bupa delivering benefits to individuals and the business.
Very few foresaw the economic devastation of the past months. The likelihood is that the corporate environment will never be quite the same again.
The Training Quality Standard: what is it? TQS helps training providers deliver learning solutions that make an impact on an employer’s business. It is an accredited Quality Mark but the real benefit is that it drives a dialogue between a provider and an employer. This was clear from a CFE event for training providers delivered in London on 28th April 2009.
Modern Councillor from Learning Pool – an innovative service for local authorities.
This fascinating case study provides insight on a shared transformation plan between Johnson Controls (JCI) and Barclays Bank using QuickWins from Relay Consultants that has transformed Customer Service and driven innovation through a unique Change Management process.
This article provides insight on how Electronic Performance Support Systems can really help in engaging learners.
One of the most significant challenges to implementing learning technologies in the workplace engaging busy learners and managers.
BUPA needed to train users in 300 locations across the UK to use an employee and resident information system; traditionally done in a central training location.
Nige Howarth speaks to Phil Morris of ST Microelectronics and Alex Clark of Relay Consultants about the success of e-learning with changing behaviour of technical experts in a global company.
The NHS in Wales have recently pioneered a rollout of a light touch qualification that not only equips staff with a relavent qualification for their day to day job, but also uses technology to help demonstrate to their managers that they are able to use NHS online tools such as the patient management system.
The Department for Work and Pensions has been undergoing a wide ranging modernisation programme aiming to produce over 100 hours of online content.
Download this case study to see how the Student Loans company have supported learners and managers with new ways of learning.
UKI Partnerships, part of RBS Insurance is an extraordinary business. From its inception in 2000, it has grown rapidly to become one of the country’s leading general insurance and motoring assistance partnership providers, serving millions of customers in partnership with brand leaders across all the major sectors.
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 phone to provide and assess learning. BT were shortlisted in the e-learning awards 2006 for this implementation
The Priory Group and their partner Information Transfer were the winners of the ‘Widening participation in e-learning’ e-learning award (Nov 2006) and the winners of ‘elearning project of the Year’ from the Institute of IT training (Feb 2007).
In common with many manufacturing sectors, the ceramic industry is undergoing significant restructuring to adapt to the challenges of modern global competition.
This genuinely pioneering development, developed over a number of years, exploring the use of online learning in a factory-floor environment combined with online assessment leading to recognised qualifications, makes for an insightful case study.
Following the introduction of the National Certificate for Licences, this innovative programme, using the el-box tablet PC developed by Creative Learning Media for Brewers Fayre pubs in the Whitbread Group, reflects a high level of audience sensitivity with 86% out of 9,600 staff now preferring this method of learning.
This is one of the original reports on successful e-learning implementation that contributed to the development of the Towards Maturity research findings. It explored the common business factors that contribute to e-learning success within european organisations. 15 successful organisations took part from diverse sectors and feedback was gathered from over 2000 learners within those businesses