Video of the week: Disrupting learning

In this video, former head of online #learning at BP Nick Shackleton-Jones slays some sacred cows of corporate learning.

Jon Husband on wirearchy and the shift towards new organisational design

Jon Husband, a coach, consultant, speaker and writer, delivered the keynote at the Learning and skills Group Summer forum 2016. After his talk, we caught up with Jon and asked him about the concept of #wirearchy and organisational design.

It is time for learning to get back to messy – curated #chat2lrn tweets

Here are our Twitter highlights from the Chat2lrn Twitter chat on #messy learning. [View the story “It is time for learning to get back to messy – Curated chat2lrn tweets” on Storify]

Inside the heads of UK managers – webinar tweets

Here are our edited Twitter highlights from the #good practice webinar on their latest research – Inside the heads of UK #managers. [View the story “Inside the heads of UK managers – webinar tweets” on Storify]

Conferences and keeping up with industry trends – curated #chat2lrn tweets

Here are our edited Twitter highlights of the Chat2lrn Twitter chat on attending industry #conferences. [View the story “Conferences and keeping up with industry trends – curated chat2lrn tweets” on Storify]

Peer support, coaching and on-the-job learning are ‘most useful’ forms of learning, CIPD research reveals

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Latest #research from the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development shows that training methods that support learning in the workflow are the most useful forms of learning for employees. The research of 2,000 adults shows that training from peers is the most useful (95%), followed by coaching (92%) and on-the-job learning (91%). Despite the popularity […]

Smile Sheets – Lovable? Or Exponentially Dangerous? Curated #chat2lrn tweets

Here are our tweets from the Chat2lrn Twitter chat on happy sheets. [View the story “Smile Sheets – Lovable? Or Exponentially Dangerous? Curated chat2lrn tweets” on Storify]

TED talks digesTED: The happy secret of work

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In this new series of articles, Roisin Woolnough explores the TED Talk of Shawn Achor and his concept of the #happiness advantage. As a society, we constantly think we will be happier once we have achieved x, completed y or improved z. Or preferably, all three. Happiness is predicated on future success. By doing so, […]

Workers would like to use more of their creative skills, survey says

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Sixty-three per cent of Britons wish they were in a career where they could make more use of their creative skills, according to a survey carried out by the Arts University Bournemouth (AUB). The survey revealed that  70% of the 1,000 adults questioned wanted to pursue a creative career when they were younger. And 62% […]

Device Agnostic Learning Design: Are You a Believer? Curated #chat2lrn tweets

Here are our edited highlights of the Chat2lrn Twitter chat on device agnostic learning design. [View the story “Device Agnostic Learning Design: Are You a Believer? Curated chat2lrn tweets” on Storify]

Red Panda and HT2’s vision for personalised learning

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HT2, the makers of the social learning platform Curatr and learning record store, Learning Locker, have announced the launch of Red Panda, a new personal learning tool. We caught up with HT2 chief executive Ben Betts to find out more about the product. MC: What is Red Panda? BB: Red Panda is a personal planning […]

A blueprint for transforming organisational learning

In this talk on reimagining learning, Richard Culatta urges us to think about how we could reimagine learning with all the digital tools we currently have at our fingertips. This does not mean making analogue processes digital, such as turning books into web pages. No, this is about rethinking learning experiences from scratch. This is […]

Embracing change the unconference way #ldcu16

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“This will be the best coffee break you will ever have.” So said Kev Wyke (pictured) a faciltator of the #lnd connect Unconference, as he laid out the rules for how the event would run. Around 40 learning and development professionals gathered in Manchester on 11 February 2016 for the city’s first LnD Connect Unconference. […]

Virtual reality: Can it change how we learn? Curated #chat2lrn tweets

Here are our edited Twitter highlights from the Chat2Lrn Twitter chat on virtual reality. [View the story “Virtual reality: Can it change how we learn? Curated chat2lrn tweets” on Storify]

The paradox of the Learning Technologies Conference 2016

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The Learning Technologies Conference is a paradox. One the one hand as a delegate you are offered a glimpse of the future and on the other you are presented with reminders of how little corporate learning has shifted in recent years. For  example, conference chairman Don Taylor, who is also chairman of the Learning and […]