The case for the new role of a Modern Learning Advisor

“The biggest innovation in workplace learning will not come from new technology but from supporting people to learn continuously and to manage their own learning.” Jane Hart, 2017 The role of the Modern Learning Advisor is about building and supporting self-reliant and self-sufficient modern professionals who make the most of, …

Manage your own self-development: 30 Day Learning Challenge now open

This Challenge will help you develop the habit of organising and managing your own self-development. Over the 30 days it will take you through the process of setting your own professional goals, identifying the most appropriate ways to achieve those goals (and not just by taking courses or programs!), recording …

Get the most out of your daily work (30 day learning challenge)

Most of what you learn at work takes place as you do your job; it’s just that most people are not aware of the learning that comes from daily work experiences. This Challenge will help you get the most out of your day job so that you can benefit from …

Who supports non-designed learning experiences?

But who supports  the non-designed learning experiences? They clearly don’t need to be designed or developed. Nor do they need to be managed in a learning platform or LMS.  They simply need to be encouraged and enabled. It seems that many (in L&D and elsewhere) are not interested in non-designed learning …

Announcing the Jay Cross Memorial Award for 2017

The Internet Time Alliance Jay Cross Memorial Award is presented to a workplace learning professional who has contributed in positive ways to the field of Real 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. …

Designing, delivering and managing modern learning experiences

In other articles here I have written about the new work of L&D that is about supporting modern professional learning, as I call it. But here I want to consider what it means for the design, delivery and management of organised and managed learning experiences – because this will of …

Jane’s Personal Top 10 Tools for Learning in 2017

My 2017 (11th annual) survey of Top tools for Learning is open for voting here, and there have already been a few hundred entries, so I thought I’d share  my personal top 10 tools for this year. If you’d like to share your own 10 favourite learning tools here, then please …

Modernizing Training (Summer Workshop)

Summer Workshop runs 10 July – 18 August There will always be a need for the L&D department to organise learning events and activities – but these just need to be more relevant and appealing for appealing for today’s workforce.  This 6-week online workshop will help you consider a number …