BMJ Quality in distance learning

BMJ Quality in distance learning

Healthcare professionals at the front line are often unsure of their role in improving quality and how to influence change. Quality improvement is now becoming part of the training and on-going assessment for healthcare professionals. This means that increasingly...
Redefining Leadership Development at the NHS

Redefining Leadership Development at the NHS

The NHS is meeting the growing demands of leaders with a wide range of initiatives, including real patients in the feedback process.  The National Health Service is a UK national icon and the world’s fourth largest employer – a single brand, but in reality some 450...

Evolving L&D at McDonald’s

Towards Maturity and the CIPD have recently launched a new report L&D Evolving Roles:Enhancing Skills that considers the future direction of L&D and the skills that they need to get there. The report included a number of detailed interviews including this one...

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...

6 tips to ENGAGE Line Managers with learning

At the LSG Online conference this morning, we considered how the top L&D performers ( measured by the Towards Maturity Benchmark) engage with line managers to embed new ways of learning and improve learning transfer.  If you would like to find out how you...

Atos makes compliance pay

Atos makes workstation compliance simple to implement by seamless integration from learning, tests, workplace assessment, through to monitoring and solving issues raised by individuals. Providing safety training is not a matter of choice it is a legal requirement and...

Reinventing Leadership Development – A new TM Benchmark

Maintaining and building leadership skills is critical for high performing organisations across all sectors and all sizes of organisations. During April and May 2011, individuals responsible for developing innovative, e-enabled approaches to leadership and management...

10 ideas for spring cleaning your e-learning garden

 We invest a lot of time and money into our learning technologies but are often disappointed that our ideas and projects just don’t take root and get embedded into the organisations we support. So, inspired by the signs of growth in our parks and gardens, it...

Impact of Leadership at Hammonds Furniture

The leadership and involvement of top management in e-learning matters; in 2007 the Towards Maturity study  (page 37) showed that organisations where Directors were directly involved in e-learning estimated a 43% improvement in business impact over those where...

Improving the Take up of e-Learning in Local Authorities

This practical guide was created with the input of 25 Local Authorities at a series of Learning Pool Showcase Events in autumn 08. All local authorities face the same challenges of needing to meet the training and development needs of all their staff in a timely, cost...

Essential Learning – the employee perspective

In October this year, SkillSoft published their  first global benchmark study– in which they compared and contrasted employee attitudes towards learning and development across the US, the UK and Europe. The survey gathered views from employees from the private sector...

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...

BILD Conference – Engagement in Learning

 “Engagement in Learning”  Insights & Lessons from the BILD Annual Conference With the theme of ‘Engagement in Learning’, which strikes a particular chord with Towards Maturity, BILD (The British Institute for Learning & Development) held their...

Distance learning for Strategic HR

Distance learning has consistently increased in importance for corporations over the last few years. After “the fad effect”, the time has come for more mature and better thought-out applications, based on the first successful experiments. Today, very few people...

Superquinn – new skills for Irish supermarket staff

In 2007 Irish supermarket chain Superquinn took on the challenge of implementing training via e-learning throughout its stores. As winners of best e-learning project securing widespread adoption, we look at how e-learning became such a success for the business....

Blended CHEERS Programme brings Good Health

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. Employees wanted to spend less time away from their families, had differing PC skills; and new hires did...

Scottish Prison Service

The Scottish Prison Service needed human rights issues to be dealt with more effectively within prisons in general and by front line prison staff in particular, and for staff to deal with human rights with more confidence. They also wanted to improve prisoner’s...

Informal learning at Student Loans Company

Download this case study to see how the Student Loans company have supported learners and managers with new ways of learning. See how this innovative use of e-learning has delivered the following benefits: Reduced help desk enquiries Motivated staff engaged line...

UKI Partnerships introduce eNVQs for contact centre staff

  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...

Crown Prosecution Service

Over the past 2 years, the Crown Prosecution Service has embarked on a rigorous and radical course of modernisation to unlock its employees’ potential and transform both the reality and perception of the CPS by moving away from traditional classroom teaching towards a...

The Priory Group

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...

Polymers Pilot Project

This genuinely pioneering development, developed over a number of years, exploring the use of online learning in a factory-floor environment combined with online aseessment leading to recognised qualifications, makes for an insightful case study. This case study...

Whitbread EL-Box Boxing Clever

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...

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