Latest Blog Posts

How L&D can tackle modern-day challenges

Written by: Stephanie Morgan
Posted on: 12 December 2017

Stephanie Morgan outlines the challenges of modern learning - and ways of overcoming them.

The Learning Stack

Written by: Paul Matthews
Posted on: 4 December 2017

Paul Matthews introduces a five point model to help reflection as part of learning transfer

OEB preview 2: The future of our role and the part technology plays

Written by: Jo Cook
Posted on: 1 December 2017

Here's the second of Jo Cook's blogs looking her OEB17 topic, 'Taking the Uncertainty out of the Future Role of the L&D Professional'.

“I can never truly understand the lived experience of those who face daily ‘micro-aggressions’.”

Written by: Stephen Hart
Posted on: 29 November 2017

As the NHS Leadership Academy launches a system-wide intervention to increase the pace of change towards cultures of inclusion, Stephen Hart explores what it means to him.

OEB preview: Is your lack of self-development making your role redundant?

Written by: Jo Cook
Posted on: 28 November 2017

In December Jo Cook is speaking on behalf of TJ at the Online Educa conference in Berlin. Here's the first blog looking at her topic, 'Taking the Uncertainty out of the Future Role of the L&D Professional'.

Why I’ve changed the language on my phone

Written by: Stella Collins
Posted on: 24 November 2017

Stella Collins takes the next step on her Spanish learning journey. 

Our future at work

Written by: Barry Johnson
Posted on: 23 November 2017

Barry Johnson reminds us how much of the fourth Industrial Revolution is already here.

The holy grail of workforce performance improvement

Written by: Armin Hopp
Posted on: 22 November 2017

Armin Hopp says language learning will be the key differentiator for global business success.

How we can make sure managers thrive in the future

Written by: Stephanie Morgan
Posted on: 22 November 2017

Stephanie Morgan gives us four tips for better management.

How to be an effective leader

Written by: Nick Gold
Posted on: 15 November 2017

Nick Gold offers a look at the effective modern leader.

The AI revolution in learning

Written by: Barry Johnson
Posted on: 9 November 2017

Barry Johnson says L&D needs to adjust to AI in learning or suffer the consequences.

Learning analytics dashboards and automated nudges

Written by: Ross Garner
Posted on: 3 November 2017

Over the past few weeks of the University of Edinburgh’s MSc Digital Education programme, I’ve looked at big questions from learning analytics, getting started with analytics, and social network an

Learning from DJing. Yes really.

Written by: Jon Kennard
Posted on: 31 October 2017

TJ's editor brings two of his worlds together.

Soft skills will shape the workforce of the future

Written by: Armin Hopp
Posted on: 30 October 2017

Armin Hopp highlights the continuing importance of soft skills.

Management apprenticeships: Some early learning

Written by: Andrew Gibbons
Posted on: 26 October 2017

Andrew Gibbons chronicles his experience with some recent management workshops.

AI in learning: An introduction

Written by: Barry Johnson
Posted on: 25 October 2017

Barry Johnson gives us some AI definitions.

We are innately good at both healing and learning

Written by: Paul Matthews
Posted on: 23 October 2017

Paul Matthews says L&D could learn something from the healthcare experience.

Why most of us get stuck

Written by: Fay Sharpe
Posted on: 19 October 2017

Fay Sharpe gives us some simple tips to get out of a rut and in the groove.

Social network analysis for learning and development

Written by: Ross Garner
Posted on: 12 October 2017

Ross Garner enters week three of his new course.

Principles of learning leadership

Written by: Barry Johnson
Posted on: 5 October 2017

Why do we need to think through learning leadership? Barry Johnson explains.

Getting started with learning analytics

Written by: Ross Garner
Posted on: 4 October 2017

Last week in this blog series I asked big questions from learning analytics.

Big questions from learning analytics

Written by: Ross Garner
Posted on: 26 September 2017

Ross Garner's started a new course in digital education, and he's reporting his progress for TJ.

How to create a company culture that boosts morale

Written by: Nick Gold
Posted on: 26 September 2017

Nick Gold's latest blog tackles company culture.

Managers are your engagement trendsetters

Written by: Stephanie Morgan
Posted on: 19 September 2017

Stephanie Morgan has more ideas to get managers championing L&D.

The learning curve is really a staircase (with a trap door in it)

Written by: Grant Cullen
Posted on: 19 September 2017

Grant Cullen tells us how to really make learning stick.

The problem with authenticity

Written by: Paul Matthews
Posted on: 18 September 2017

Paul Matthews isn't happy with the continued focus on 'authenticity'.

Talent acquisition: Is there a Brexit effect?

Written by: Lizzie Crowley
Posted on: 15 September 2017

Lizzie Crowley kicks off TJ’s new series of blogs on Brexit and its impact on business with a look at immigration policy.

The future is now

Written by: Barry Johnson
Posted on: 13 September 2017

The Fourth Industrial Revolution is here and learning has a part to play, says Barry Johnson.

Learning Live 2017: A recap

Written by: Jon Kennard
Posted on: 11 September 2017

Our editor gives his take on this year's event.

Four steps to employee engagement

Written by: Liam Butler
Posted on: 8 September 2017

Want your learning programmes to hit the spot? Follow Liam Butler's four-point plan.