Learning and Development Blog

Our Learning Environment’s Biggest Challenges

The organisational environment needs to be geared towards learning otherwise efforts and investment towards meaningful learning is wasted. The technology, trainer information quality and captivating delivery may be optimum yet this itself is not enough. Create an environment that fosters a love and thirst for learning and one that can be reported …

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Best in class industry recognition for on job skills development

The ‘digital’ world presents both challenges and opportunities for HR leaders in the workplace. This includes how to tackle the growing skills gap, that has been in part triggered by a surge in automation and AI. This comes at a time when now more than ever before those same teams are being asked to demonstrate real impact of their training programs. …

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Adapting elearning. Increasing learning impact with personalisation

Today 63% of us use AI such as predictive typing every day without even realising it, according to a survey from HubSpot . So if that figure is to be believed, then the workplace of the future might already be here? Well not quite yet. The reality is that most organisations still have a long way to go and be clear on how to combine AI with the …

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Australia's Learning Landscape

Background Recently we have seen two key reports released focused on the Asia Pacific (APAC) learning landscape. Good Practice: Australia’s Learning Technology Landscape - September 2017 http://www.goodpractice.com/ld-resources/australia-s-learning-technology-landscape/ Towards Maturity: Unlocking Potential in Australasia …

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6 things your team needs to successfully manage an LMS

Managing an LMS can get complicated quick. Whether your company is implementing one for the first time, has migrated systems or is looking to give your current learning platform a new lease of life, there are a couple things you need to do in order for your LMS to thrive. And one of the best places to start is by providing your team with right foundation. …

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Budget 2018. Takeaways for skills gap learning

Whilst robots pick up tasks and entire jobs once carried out by people, automation places the need for more emphasis on the skills and abilities that remain, for now, the exclusive role of humans. The ability to think critically, adapt to change and communicate effectively in a variety of situations is humanistic and ours to own. The government …

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AITD tackles Learning in a Modern World – Gen X and Y reflections

In the workforce, data, evidence, technology and personalisation of learning are taking the fore to drive improvement and this should be reflected early on within the school environment.  We have long been aware that habits and cultures within Education are a challenge to break and will take time. Current schooling methods have the capacity to leave …

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HR leaders tackle rise in skills gap

The relationship between the workforce and learning has never been more of a priority globally, with new jobs, new ways of working and automation expected to drive 375 million workers to develop and learn new skills by 2030. The future path has been set for corporate learning, with e3Learning and globally renowned elearning specialist Kineo, merging …

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UX challenges you’re likely to encounter with gamification

As learning development trail blazers, we are always looking to what’s hot in learning. And gamification has been hot for a few years now. But, it’s not exclusive to the learning and development industry and we are firm believers that inspiration abounds when you turn your eyes outside your own four for walls.

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3 principles of instructional design

It can be tempting to add a lot of shiny, new technology to your elearning courses. More important, though, is to maintain a balance and avoid the trap of “clicky-clicky bling-bling.” This and other instructional design principles are discussed in our blog post.

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Learner power – look before you leap!

For a while now there has been ‘chat’ about social learning as an approach to workplace L&D. There’s also a suspicion that woven into this catchphrase was some expectation around social platforms, social media and the like - and perhaps an unspoken assumption that it offers a cheap solution to the training challenge. But what do we really …

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