Articles by Jez Anderson

Be a ‘social enabler’ not ‘social controller’

It would seem that not a day goes by where an email guiding me towards an insightful new blog or an enlightening new article doesn’t hit my inbox. It would seem that ‘social’ is now definitely the new black; apostolising the virtues of one social tool or system or other is the latest fad.

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Social learning: everybody’s doing it?

The term ‘social learning’ has been knocking around for a quite a while – but what do we really know about what’s going on? Why are we so desperate to label and harness what in essence is naturally occurring? After all, learning from sharing and practicing has been the foundation stone of learning since time began.  We weren’t born with the knowledge …

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Be prepared: how L&D can get ready for the future

Is Learning & Development prepared for the future of learning? That’s the question Towards Maturity have asked in their latest research, Preparing for the Future of Learning . They’ve unearthed some worrying skills gaps between where L&D are now and where they need to be to support and facilitate modern, social and self-driven learning. Is …

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