TJ Newsflash: 13 December

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The latest learning news and research personally compiled by TJ’s Editor, Jo Cook

Last call for your input to improve virtual and hybrid training

This year’s State of Virtual Training report from Cindy Huggett needs your input – 5 minutes to answer a short survey on your experience. It’s for all virtual facilitators, designers, trainers, presenters, and learning professionals to help make the industry better! This is what Cindy put together last year.

Survey here.

Top result for Suzuki apprentice programme

Suzuki GB PLC runs a long established and successful Apprentice Programme and is very pleased to announce an outstanding achievement by Arran Powell of J&J Suzuki Swansea.

Arran entered the World Skills competition held recently in Manchester and made it through to the top six contenders in the finals of the Automotive Technology category. The competition entailed two intensive days of assessments including engine rebuild and advanced diagnostic work.

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Allyship for more inclusive workplaces

In an era where workplace inclusivity and allyship are pivotal for organizational success, the myGwork Academy’s award-winning e-learning course on allyship is providing much-needed training for companies to foster more inclusive environments.

Leading organiasations, such as Pfizer, ResMed, Taylor Wessing, Freshworks, Lloyds Banking Group and Mizuho have already incorporated myGwork’s LGBTQ+ Allyship in the Workplace course into their staff training programmes to help accelerate inclusion within their workplaces.

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Benchmark report: L&D could do better with technology but still an important department for organisations

Mind Tools For Business has published the final instalment of its Annual Benchmark Report, including what’s changed in L&D in the 20 years of this research project the modern role of L&D in the context of three global trends: digitalisation, climate change and demographic shifts.

It concluded L&D has been slow to fully embrace new technology and argues that L&D has a crucial role in delivering change here for business.

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