A hectic week to kick the year off

Written by Jon Kennard on 5 February 2018

Jon Kennard looks back at a few busy days.

Who is responsible for learning transfer?

Written by Paul Matthews on 2 February 2018

Is it L&D, or the line managers?

I have heard many people in L&D say something like this: 'You asked for training; you got it. Job done. Our responsibility finishes at the end of the course. Learning transfer is not our responsibility.'

This attitude arises when L&D set themselves up as an order taker, as a shopkeeper. One tool which is commonly used by these shopkeepers is a traditional learning management system with its list of courses and events that people can book to attend.

Building successful multinational operations with better business communications

Written by Armin Hopp on 30 January 2018

Armin Hopp knows how much more successful businesses with a language-focused communications strategy are. Do you?

Why learning culture is so important

Written by Stephanie Morgan on 30 January 2018

Stephanie Morgan takes a look at why learning culture is so important in the modern workplace.

Why did I choose TLDC18?

Written by Bethany Taylor on 29 January 2018

Bethany Taylor is stateside reporting from this year's TLDC conference. But why did she go?

What can you do to improve your confidence at work?

Written by Nick Gold on 26 January 2018

Nick Gold gives us a few important pointers around mental health in the workplace.

Five ethical frameworks for coaches

Written by Andrew Gibbons on 25 January 2018

Andrew Gibbons talks ethics - here are a few different definitions for all the coaches out there.

Investment in learning

Written by Barry Johnson on 8 January 2018

Barry Johnson continues his look at Industry 4.0.

Gamification is… what, exactly?

Written by David Squire on 4 January 2018

David Squire tells us the difference between gamification and game-based learning.

From training to facilitation

Written by Barry Johnson on 28 December 2017

A question is how can we facilitate and improve facilitation if we don’t know how people learn? Is what we did as trainers valid? Hopefully, neuroscientists and psychologists will clarify this.

There are disputed theories about learning from psychology, sociology, education and policy studies, valued in different ways from various perspectives such as political ideologies, social norms and values, history and personal preferences.