Articles by Kirstie Greany

Stop evaluating courses and start evaluating learning

Evaluation is yet again in the limelight as we hear and read how important it is, and how L&D teams aren't quite measuring up. Yes, there's a need for evaluation to get more aligned to performance measures and business KPIs; but actually, we think there's a slightly different issue afoot. And one that Kirkpatrick can't help you with. We need to …

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Why a blended approach to new manager training makes sense

As someone who went from being designer to team manager, and experienced a little bit of drowning alongside some doggie paddling as I faced multiple new challenges at once, practical and blended training helped me. But it was the support I got from people - the coaching and cohort - that carried me through from learning to doing (and breathing).

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How to meet the growing pressure to modernise learning

It's a week since our Learning Insights webinar with Don Taylor. If you missed it, you can check out the recording here . We had a fantastic audience who kept the chat room busy with questions, ideas and suggestions – it's well worth checking out to gain extra insights, on top of the ones we share from the report. In this post, we highlight some …

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Employee Engagement Summit report - inspiring change on the inside

'You can't drive change, but you can inspire change'. This is the mantra that’s stuck in my mind when I think about this year’s Employee Engagement Summit. That, and if you not only inspire but empower employees – they will create a change for your business, from the inside out. Seems kind of obvious but it’s not necessarily inherent to all businesses. …

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Find us at the Employee Engagement Summit

We're going to be at the Em ployee Engagement Summit in London on Thursday 14 th April and have published an articl e on the EES website to get the discussions and ideas rolling.   What is it?  A day chock full of talks and panel discussions from a fantastic line up industry champions, learning and development …

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Short shouldn't have to mean shallow

We're in the great age where content is more aligned with what learners are asking for. They want short, sharp, multi-device content on the go, right? But content that's easy to swallow doesn't necessarily make better learning. Might we confuse short content with time well spent, and forget to provide deep learning that sticks?

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