Technology, digital skills

Learning Newsflash: 24 Feb

24 February 2017

It's the TJ learning newsflash: here we link to a few stories about leadership, millennials, the workplace of the future and more from the week gone by...

Skills, productivity

Government commits £170 million for Institutes of Technology to bridge the skills gap in the UK

1 February 2017

To boost skills, and to keep up with the accelerating pace of technical change, new strategies are being introduced to address issues around lifelong learning and deficiencies in skills 

digital learning

New analysis tool keeps users updated on the latest developments in digital learning

1 February 2017

An improved industry tool, launched at Learning Technologies today, aims to help buyers keep abreast of the latest advances in online learning

Skills, adult education, lifelong learning

Apprenticeships and skills minister called to give priority to lifelong learning

26 January 2017

As Brexit increases the urgency to close the skills gap MPs are seeking more funding for adult education - which has experienced drastic cuts in recent years

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Rural living can seriously affect your access to skills

19 January 2017

A new report shows that those living in the countryside face real disadvantages in accessing skills


Government gives L&D professionals inadequate time to comment on the new IfA

16 January 2017

The Government is criticised for the “absurdly short period of time” given for responses to the scope and working of the new Institute for Apprenticeships

Coaching, performance

Virtual coaching - is this the future for business coaching?

23 February 2017

As the success of remote fitness coaching becomes evident, Louise Weston asks could a similar approach be applied in business coaching?

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Five ways that psychology can enhance L&D

17 February 2017

L&D practitioners can benefit professionally and personally from a greater understanding of occupational psychology, says Ben White.

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What skills are needed by L&D professionals in 2017?

15 February 2017

From the last day of LTUK17, Gent Ahmetaj reports on Clive Shepherd’s discussion on skills for L&D people   

How can L&D use technology to become more strategic?

12 February 2017

Debbie Carter reports on a learning exchange where Laura Overton and Andy Hurren explain how technology can make L&D more strategic

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Why diversity and inclusion are critical to leading much-needed change in the NHS

23 February 2017

Despite 30 years of investment, the equality and diversity agenda hasn’t moved forward at anywhere near the pace we would have liked. Indeed, many colleagues have lost sight of the value this work brings. Tracie Jolliff explores the need to go back to basics. 

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How to get more clicks for your e-learning courses

23 February 2017

 Issy Nancarrow shares some tips on getting people to click on your e-learning courses.

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Why mobilising project management skills matters

22 February 2017

To equip our organisations with high calibre project managers we need responsive, learner-centric development tools. Russell Kenrick looks at the statistics and offers some insights 

3 November 2016

Meet the man with a mission to change perceptions around gang violence and to give the disadvantaged hope for a better future.

10 October 2016

Inspiring people and challenging projects have shaped Brid Nunn’s L&D experience. Now she shares some of her most exciting work with TJ.

22 February 2017

Excerpts of the speaking session at Online Educa Berlin by Jo Cook, presenting the TJ experience of learning via webinar technology

21 February 2017

Video and tweets from the opening keynote at Online Educa Berlin.

21 February 2017

How can HR improve performance through training? In the first of two parts, Joan Tanner says you need to recognise the individual.

15 February 2017

Krystyna Gadd tries out a new website to encourage people on different networks to collaborate - here are her findings.