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Where are our next learning leaders coming from?

Written by Don Taylor on 19 July 2016 in Opinion
Don Taylor

In his first column for TJ, Donald H Taylor discusses leadership in L&D. 

Revamped magazine heralds exciting developments at TJ

Written by Debbie Carter on 1 June 2016 in News
June issue of TJ

A redesign of Training Journal marks our new approach to connecting with the L&D community

Interview with Peter Cheese, CEO of the CIPD

Written by Jo Cook on 13 May 2016 in Video
CIPD CEO Peter Cheese

What possibilities are there that L&D can be part of a role in the wider community?

Learning strategy; food for thought?

Written by Andy Lancaster on 13 May 2016 in Opinion
Picture of fresh produce

Andy Lancaster reflects on how we learn and makes comparisons with how we shop for food

Maintaining employee well-being and performance at work

Written by Nina Mehta-Vania on 28 July 2016 in Opinion
Mental Health Patient

While great strides have been made towards focusing on workplace health and well-being in recent years, research has shown that there is a worrying implementation gap. 

Brexit vote hits consumer confidence and construction

Written by John Ashmore on 28 July 2016 in News
Money by Howard Lake

Consumer confidence has fallen sharply in the wake of the Brexit vote, while the construction industry is also suffering, new research suggests.

Children’s love of STEM subjects isn’t carrying forward into adult life

Written by Debbie Carter on 28 July 2016 in News
Teenagers

Only 5 per cent of 4-12 year old children would drop science or Design & Technology at school

Barclays achieves highest ever score in Business Disability Forum's Disability Standard

Written on 27 July 2016 in News
Vlatka

Leading UK bank Barclays has achieved 98 per cent in Business Disability Forum's world-renown Disability Standard – the highest ever score awarded to any organisation since the introduction of the Disability Standard in 2004.

One in three employees have experienced mental health issues, CIPD survey finds

Written by Mary Isokariari on 27 July 2016 in News
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Almost one in three employees have experienced mental health issues, according to new research.

95 per cent of L&D practitioners in a new survey see virtual reality as the way to enhance their practice

Written by Debbie Carter on 27 July 2016 in News
VR REsearch

Nine out of 10 organisations plan to use virtual reality for L&D, shows new research findings

The future of solar power and how it can impact SMEs

Written by Phil Foster on 27 July 2016 in Feature
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Phil Foster shares his thoughts on the future of solar power and what this may mean for small businesses.2

School funding overhaul delayed, Justine Greening reveals

Written by Emilio Casalicchio on 26 July 2016 in News
Student exams

The introduction of the new Schools Funding Formula will be pushed back by a year, the Government has revealed.

Brightwave Group and CIM partner to transform continuing professional development

Written by Mary Isokariari on 26 July 2016 in News
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Brightwave's partnership with The Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) has transformed continuing professional development (CPD) for the global membership of marketing professionals. 

Balancing learners’ needs

Written by Susie Finch on 26 July 2016 in Interview

Jerrett Fowler has designed a server system that automatically scales up when numbers of learners peaks, and then disappears into the ether when learners do! He tells Susie Finch about his journey into previously unchartered new technologies.

Millions of Brits spend more time with a cuppa than on work-based learning

Written by Mary Isokariari on 25 July 2016 in News
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Millions of employees are spending more time on tea breaks than on any form of work-based training, new research has found. 
 

Preparing young people for work by developing a pre-apprenticeship offer

Written by Catherine Sezen on 25 July 2016 in News
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Apprenticeships are becoming ever more high-profile as the Government develops strategies to tackle the country-wide skills shortage. 
 

Women more likely to get top graduate jobs than men if they apply, finds report

Written by Mary Isokariari on 25 July 2016 in News
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An employer-led membership organisation is urging more women to apply for graduate schemes as its latest survey shows female graduates are less likely to apply but more likely to land a job than men.

Parents call for education to address sexting by children and young people

Written on 22 July 2016 in News
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Many parents are concerned about sexting among children and young people, according to new report by the PSHE Association.

HR is critical to business success, says Kellogg's Global Leadership Development Director

Written by Mary Isokariari on 22 July 2016 in News
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HR is critical to business success, but it’s up to us to make our value known, says a Global Leadership Development Director for Kellogg.

Brexit causing job security fears, finds CIPD survey

Written by Mary Isokariari on 22 July 2016 in News
Working mum and child

The UK’s decision to leave the EU has left many employees feeling vulnerable about their job security, a new CIPD survey has revealed.

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