Articles by Virginia Barder

Progress over perfection?

Every year there’s something in our Learning Insights research  that chimes with what we’ve been thinking about. This year, I was really interested in the findings about the need to deliver things quicker. Here’s what grabbed me: “Which is best? You deliver a piece of content that your learners rate 10 out of 10 – but they’re a little frustrated …

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Making a Difference - Lessons in Purpose

Too often in elearning, quality is seen as being only about high production values - usually, what it looks like. 'Fit for purpose' can be dismissed as unambitious, but there’s nothing wrong with quality being defined as achieving purpose.   Quality elearning makes a difference  What do you think of as ‘quality’? Do you see it as a ‘wow’ look …

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We are Family – the global City & Guilds Kineo family

Our world here at City & Guilds Kineo is shrinking. After having been lucky enough to spend some time with the teams located in Cape Town, Wellington, Melbourne and Chicago – I have become very conscious of this. Now, as part of our family, news stories about blizzards in Chicago, or earthquakes in New Zealand, don’t seem a long way away.

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Stories from Learning@Work conference October 2015

We were all aboard the elearning express at the Learning@Work conference and exhibition in Sydney last week. Why the train references you ask? It was held in fabulous old locomotion sheds with fantastic industrial architecture and a lot of old engines around. A great venue for an exhibition. We were fortunate that it coincided with the announcement …

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