Industry Responses to Unlocking Potential

Industry Responses to Unlocking Potential

On 17 November, we launched our annual Learning Benchmark Report – Unlocking Potential. At the VIP preview, we asked people how the insights shared in this year’s report can help businesses get more out of learning. Hear what they have to say and see...

The Pensions Regulator

  Terry Clayworth,  Manager, Regulated Community Learning,looks at how The Pensions Regulator decided to use e-learning to help them address the challenge of reaching 100,000 trustees in a wide range of large and small businesses.He outlines practical lessons on...

e-learning at Lloyds TSB (Video Short Podcast)

FLV file   LLoyds TSB have been using e-learning in the workplace for many years, they are now mature users of e-learning where it is accepted as ‘the way we do things around here’. In this interview , Gary Bellamy , Senior Manager, Learning...
How Benchmarking Brought Change at FirstGroup

How Benchmarking Brought Change at FirstGroup

Do you need to understand how your L&D team shapes up as a business function? Niall Gavin, Group Head of Technology Assisted Learning at FirstGroup plc, used the Towards Maturity Benchmark to clarify the role of L&D in FirstGroup, and to gather the evidence of...

How to Identify the Right Learning Tools for the Social Age

  Nic Laycock reports what was shared during the roundtable discussion with Julian Stodd at the Learning Technologies eXchange, 2015.  It was standing room only for the eXchange with Julian Stodd, Founder and Co-Captain of SeaSalt Learning – and what a treat...

How do we meet the challenge of tracking mobile learning?

Helen Bingham and Alison Potter, NHS in conversation at the #LT14UK Towards Maturity eXchange – Report by Genny Dixon  Helen and Alison work together in Health Education Wessex – Thames Valley and are now into their fourth year of using mobile...

Launch of 2011-12 Towards Maturity Benchmark

Towards Maturity study reveals how businesses are increasingly investing in learning technologies to become more agile in new economic climate The UK’s largest learning technology benchmark study reveals 77% of companies believe that learning technologies will help...

Brightwave Interview with Laura Overton

Towards Maturity’s workplace learning expert Laura Overton has appealed to Learning and Development (L&D) professionals to re-assess current orthodoxies and seize opportunities for learners to connect, share and communicate with each other in the latest...

Implementing Social Learning

If you are wondering how to implement social learning in your organisation – how to get staff to share their experiences with their peers online – then it is well worth listening to the Learning Curve (BBC Radio 4 with Peter Day), which was broadcast on...

John Hayes MP interview with the BILD

Early in July Karen Velasco of the British Institute for Learning and Development interviewed John Hayes Shadow Minister for Lifelong Learning, Further and Higher Education. The aim was to discover how the Conservative view of skills development differed from that of...

Next Generation Learning at work in British Airways

  Our latest interview with Wendy Stubbs, Learning Innovation Manager at British Airways looks at the  learning journeys that both she and BA have been taking over the last decade. Learning technology not only provided efficiencies (with projects saving over 80%...

Exploring e-learning

  In this interview, Brian Runciman, Managing Editor from the BCS interviews Laura Overton, Towards Maturity and Clive Shepherd, chair of the eLearning Network to find out answers to questions that everyone new to e-learning wants to know: What do we mean by...

Building Business Performance with Social Media

  The latest Towards Maturity benchmark report showed that new media such as podcasting , blogs and wikis are on the increase but what real business benefits are they bringing? With so many new tools and so little time avaialbe, how can we get started? This...

Events in September and October

If you are looking to get under the skin of how learning technologies can really make a difference in the workplace then we would highly recommend that you try to get along to 2 events taking place in September and October: Elearning Network – Thinking Sync-Live...

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...

Clive Shepherd Podcast Part 2 (Audio)

  The ‘Towards Maturity’ study confirms that ‘Mature’ organisations in the application of technology to learning report improved business productivity, had more motivated staff and an increased take up of learning. One of the differences we’ve found is that these...

Clive Shepherd Podcast Part 1 (Audio)

  The ‘Towards Maturity’ study confirms that ‘Mature’ organisations in the application of technology to learning report improved business productivity, had more motivated staff and an increased take up of learning. One of the differences we’ve found is that these...

Simply the best – tips from e-Learning award winners

Simply the best – practical tips from this year’s award winners On the 30th of January, the Towards Maturity Project together with the E-Learning awards brought together industry leaders and award winners to provide practical insights on how to: How to...

Innovation at City&Guilds

FLV File   City & Guilds have enjoyed 7 years of success with their GOLA capability and have seen over 3/4 million candidates take their high stake exams online. In this presentation Dr Kenney- Wallace outlines lessons and perspectives from their learners and...

Innovation at City&Guilds (Audio)

  City & Guilds have enjoyed 7 years of success with their GOLA capability and have seen over 3/4 million candidates take their high stake exams online. In this presentation Dr Kenney- Wallace outlines lessons and perspectives from their learners and passes...

ROI at Care UK explained by Malcom Bland (Video)

FLV file   Care UK is a people oriented business with a focus on nuturing and care in the community. The leadership team had to be convinced that learning technologies could make a difference. Malcolm Bland was able to demonstrate the impact of investment in...

ROI at Care UK explained by Malcom Bland (Audio)

  Care UK is a people oriented business with a focus on nuturing and care in the community. The leadership team had to be convinced that learning technologies could make a difference. Malcolm Bland was able to demonstrate the impact of investment in Learning...

Uniaid presentation from Alistair Lomax CEO(Video)

FLV File   Engaging learners is one of the toughest challenges but Uniaid and their learning partner Epic managed to attract over 2.3 million students. Uniaid is a student charity helping students manage their finance through a range of online games and tools. In...

Uniaid presentation from Alistair Lomax CEO(Audio)

  Engaging learners is one of the toughest challenges but Uniaid and their learning partner Epic managed to attract over 2.3 million students. Uniaid is a student charity helping students manage their finance through a range of online games and tools. In this...

e-Learning for Healthcare Podcast Part 1(Audio)

  Julia Moore, the National Director of e-Learning for Healthcare in the NHS, gives a fascinating insight into the use of e-learning in training Radiologists.  This implementation won the e-learning content award in November 2007.  What have people said about...

Overview of Towards Maturity Findings

FLV File   In this vodcast, Laura Overton talks about the way that technology is being used to help organisations address the skills issues of the 21st century She discusses: The skills challenge The way that employers are using technology to address some of...

Supporting time starved learners at work

  Laura Overton and Howard Hills speak about the stories and perspectives gathered over the last year from the Towards e-Learning Maturity project. They consider the challenges articulated by employers during a series of recent podcast and draw out lessons useful...

CareUK: Winning a return in the care industry

CareUK deliver care to people who need it in their own homes. They deliver home-based e-learning to their employees who need it. This is an outstanding example of Return on Investment. The E-learning underpinned a company expansion in a changing regulatory environment...

e-learning at Sadeh Lok

This video clip, posted on You Tube shows how Sadeh Lok , a housing association in Huddersfield has started to embrace e-learning to address business skills issues. The video provides useful food for thought  for any learning provider looking to engage...

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