Browsing: Curated

Curated Depressed young adult man sitting alone
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2 minutes

Editor’s note: Six in 10 line managers think they do not get enough help from their organisation to support the mental wellbeing of their staff and 80% of UK workers said they would not discuss mental ill-health with their manager because they were worried they would be judged as incapable. These research findings make the case for helping managers support mental ill health in their teams.

Curated Old people holding hands.
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7 minutes

Editor’s note: Don Norman, author of the Design of Everyday Things and Emotional Design and a former vice president at Apple, says that we need to be thinking about designing for older people, especially now that people are living longer. Are you using inclusive design in your learning interventions?

Curated Screen shot of video on affective context
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9 minutes

Editor’s note: This short video explains a theory of learning that describes how we learn and the role of emotion in that. This concept will change the way you think about L&D provision.

Curated Working people making project on tablet in modern office.
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2 minutes

Editor’s note: the UK’s Office for National Statistics has produced a report on the characteristics and benefits of training at work. This is the first time the ONS has produced such a report. Interestingly, and maybe not surprisingly, older workers get the least amount of training. there are also some disparities between men and women and full-time and part-time workers.

Curated Cover shot of Deloitte's 2019 Global Human Capital Trends report
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4 minutes (for the section on learning)

Editor’s note: Deloitte have published their latest annual report on human capital trends. at 112 pages, it is quite a read. This year’s top trend is learning – go to page 78 of the report to find insights on how learning needs to change to meet the needs of the workforce now and into the future. Central to this is learning in the flow of work.

Curated Reflection of a city in sunglasses lenses
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10 minutes

Editor’s note: There are some great reflections here on learning technologies from a design agency that specialises in the learning sector. In effect, it’s an outsider’s view of the best way to share knowledge and enable learning.

Curated A group of graduates holding diploma
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2 minutes

Editor’s note: If a third of UK graduates are overeducated for the role they are in then what does this say about degree-level education? And what is the impact of overeducation, or underemployment, on organisations? Overeducation is a persistent problem for UK employers.

Curated The word 'skills'
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5+ minutes

Editor’s note: This is an interesting resource from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. It features, amongst other things, a skills diagnostic to show what types of skills are in short supply across a number of regions in the UK.

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