The challenges and the future for L&D

Chairman of the Learning and Performance Institute, Donald Taylor, kicked off the Learning Live conference 2012 by asking delegates about the challenges facing L&D.

Some of the answers from delegates included . . .

  • Technology
  • The fact that knowledge is everywhere
  • Extent to which learners are in control
  • Youtube
  • Control and command moving to flatter structures
  • L&D now needs to help learners find what they need, not just deliver it
  • Learner expectations have changed
  • Style of management has changed
  • Way we learn and work has changed – faster and shorter timescales
  • Undergoing a revolution in there way we work

Taylor then provided a short story, sharing his vision of the role of L&D . . .

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