More and more lately I have been confused and confounded about our whole attitude to learning. Why is it that a child in India or China values their education above everything else, and many children in the UK, throw theirs away, finding no meaning or value to it?Read More
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Phil Eagles What the future of eLearning looks like
What is the future of eLearning? This is a question I have heard many times before but one which is actually quite difficult to answer. But let's take a look at where we are now and where this will take us.Read More
Rachel Matthews The Apprentice - Would you work for £3.33 an hour?
Episode six of The Apprentice had the candidates setting up Handy Man businesses and heading out onto the streets of London to do odd jobs, with lots of problems and no business acumen along the way.Read More
Nigel Walpole How 70:20:10 is the Viagra of learning
70:20:10 is a really interesting model for structuring learning within organisations to achieve improved performance. But the question to ask is, is there a lot of propaganda surrounding it, when the result is very little effect on performance?Read More
Martin Blazey Metaphors of learning and how they affect results
In my last blog I mentioned that open pedagogy and social pedagogy are two possible development avenues though which to develop learning outside of a traditional theoretical narrative. But are they really outside of this narrative, or are they themselves an iteration of a deeper conceit found in education theory?Read More
Rachel Matthews The Apprentice - Every man (or woman) for himself
Episode five of The Apprentice hit our screens last night, and this week’s task had the two teams creating and selling a children’s book, for ages 3-5.Read More
Stephanie Morgan Are the different needs of your learners giving you a headache?
There has never been a better time to be a learner. No matter where you are, or how you like to consume your learning, L&D professionals are able to meet your needs. But do they?Read More
Rachel Matthews How The Apprentice candidates are lacking business basics
It’s back for another year. The Apprentice is four episodes in and everyone is talking about the challenges, the contestants, and what they would do better.Read More
Nigel Walpole Do leaders find leadership development effective?
I read with great interest an article reporting that “the most common leadership development methods are often considered the least effective by those in the organisation implementing them”.Read More
Stephanie Morgan How the Chair of Sport Wales helped me map out my blueprint for success
When Finance Wales offered me the chance to meet Professor Laura McAllister at their networking event, I jumped at the chance. Who would not want to meet a woman who juggles more current roles than most people have in their entire lifetime?Read More