Category Archives: Modern Workplace Learning

Welcome to 2020 Tools News

In 2020 we’ll be highlighting some tools for learning in a series of blog posts. Some tools may already appear on the Top Tools for Learning 2019 list, others may be new to the list. The aim is to demonstrate the wide range of resources and services that are available to support personal as well […]

30 articles from 2019 to take us into 2020

During 2019 I shared hundreds of links to useful articles, posts and resources but here are 30 (listed in chronological order) that I believe highlight 3 key themes for 2020.  

Supporting Continuous Learning from the Daily Work (Online Workshop)

Next public workshop runs: 21 October – 29 November 2019 Although L&D departments have traditionally focused on training people to do their jobs, research tells us that most of what employees learn at work happens as they do their job – it’s just that they are not aware of it or make the most of it. […]

Announcing the Modern Workplace Learning track at LearnTec 2020

I am very pleased to once again have been asked to organise and chair a 3-day English-speaking track (on the theme of Modern Workplace Learning) at the LearnTEC conference taking place in Karlsruhe, Germany in January 2020. LearnTEC is Europe’s No. 1 trade show and congress focusing on digital learning with more than 10,000 participants.

Top Tools for Learning 2019

Top 200 Tools for Learning 2018 now published together with Top 100 Tools for Personal&Professional Learning 2019 Top 100 Tools for Workplace Learning 2019 Top 100 Tools for Higher Education 2019 PLUS analysis of how these tools are being used in different context, new graphics, and updated comments on the tools’ pages that show how […]

Jane’s Top 10 Tools for Learning 2019

The Top Tools for Learning 2019 survey will close on Friday 13 September. Have you voted for your favourites yet? If not, you can do so here. You will need to list your top 10 tools and say how you use them – (a) for personal or professional learning, (b) at work or (c) in […]

Building a culture of continuous learning: what it means

We hear a lot about continuous learning. But what does it really mean? It doesn’t mean continuously taking courses – although studying can be part of an individual’s personal and professional continuous learning strategy. It doesn’t mean continuously training people – although training may well be part of of an organisation’s continuous L&D strategy.

The 4th Annual Internet Time Alliance Jay Cross Memorial Award goes to Michelle Ockers

The Internet Time Alliance Award, in memory of Jay Cross, is presented to a workplace learning professional who has contributed in positive ways to the field of Informal Learning and is reflective of Jay’s lifetime of work. Recipients champion workplace and social learning practices inside their organization and/or on the wider stage. They share their […]