The role of the Modern Learning Advisor in today’s workplace

The work of the modern Learning & Development function is no longer just about designing, delivering and managing training experiences, but about enabling and supporting continuous improvement, learning and development. To do this, therefore, requires a different type of learning professional from the standard roles found in the workplace, i.e. instructors, facilitators and instructional designers.

MWL Newsletter No 94

Posts and news about Modern Workplace Learning (MWL) for the week 2-8 December 2018 [who’s responsible for reskilling future workers? guide employees to own their own learning. MWL 2019] 

Spotlighting the “L&D in the modern workplace” session in the MWL track at LearnTec 2019

In the afternoon of Thursday 31 January, the final session will be focused on L&D in the modern workplace and I very pleased that we have two great speakers in that session plus an open fishbowl discussion.

Spotlighting the “How to work with managers to enable learning in the daily work” session in the MWL track at LearnTec 2019

Research tells us we spend much more time learning as part the daily flow of work than in formal learning (the ‘70’ and ‘20’ in 70:20:10). Good managers support their people to exploit this daily workplace learning. However, many managers need help to do this. Charles Jennings will run an interactive session in two parts.

MWL Newsletter No 92

Articles and news about Modern Workplace Learning (MWL) for the week 18-24 November 2018. [L&D don’t “own” learning, learning as a daily habit, spotlighting the MWL track at LearnTec 2019 & more}

Spotlighting the “Hacking uncertainty through continuous learning” interactive workshop in the MWL track at LearnTec 2019

In the afternoon of Wednesday 30th January Harold Jarche will run an interactive workshop on Hacking uncertainty through continuous learning in which he will present frameworks for sense-making in complex and chaotic environments.

Spotlighting the “Promoting Continuous Learning in the organisation” session in the MWL track at LearnTec

On Wednesday 30 January, the morning session will be focused on Promoting Continuous Learning in the Organisation and I very pleased that we have two great speakers in that session: Anca Iordache will first be talking about Using a learning campaign to promote continuous learning in the organisation where she will share Citi Bank’s story […]

MWL Newsletter No 90

News and articles about Modern Workplace Learning (MWL) for the week 4-10 Nov. [TBL to save the Web, how to understand company culture, take the robot jobs test, 4 myths about the skills gap, & more]

Spotlighting Clark Quinn in the MWL track at LearnTec 2019

I am delighted that Clark Quinn will be joining us on Tuesday 29 January 2019. The title of Clark’s session is Professionalism in Practice: Debunking Learning Myths, Superstitions, and Misconceptions