10 Myths about Modern Workplace Learning

Inspired by TeachThought’s 22 myths in modern academic learning, here are 10 misconceptions about Modern Workplace Learning (MWL).  More to come in another post. 1 – MWL simply means modernising training. No. It is much more than modern training. It means a modern approach to learning at work – recognising …

A $5m bet you don’t need more training, Tom Friedman on learning, and more …

MWL Newsletter No 29 News and articles about Modern Workplace Learning (MWL) for the week 27 August – 2 September 2017

A comparison between organised and self-organised learning in the workplace

What is the difference between L&D organised and managed learning AND self-organised and self-managed learning? In the graphic below I have compared some of the activities of both approaches to learning in the workplace. Although most interest still focuses on the top half of the graphic – ie providing services …

Next Workshop: Supporting Continuous Independent Learning

Next public workshop runs: 4  September – 6 October 2017 In the modern workplace it is no longer enough for L&D to just organise and manage modern learning experiences, they also need to enable and support continuous independent learning. This is the work of the new role of a Modern Learning …

Self-directed learning, Why email remains king, Help employees create knowledge, and more ..

MWL Newsletter No 27 News and articles about Modern Workplace Learning (MWL) selected by Jane Hart for the week 13-19 August 2017

Keep up to date with your industry or profession. 30 Day Learning Challenge now open

The traditional way to keep up to date with what’s happening in your industry or profession is to attend an annual conference or read some industry magazines. However, in this Challenge we will focus on a variety of digital ways to help keep you continuously updated about your industry or profession. Over …

L&D needs a tuneup, Why training fails, ‘Digital transformation’ is a misnomer, and more …

News and articles about Modern Workplace Learning (MWL) selected by Jane Hart for the week 6-12 August 2017

What does the 6th annual Learning in the Workplace Survey say about the state – as well as the future – of L&D?

This year in the 6th Annual Learning in the Workplace survey, I asked respondents to rate the importance (value/usefulness) – of 12 ways of learning for, at or through work. The results from over 5,000 people worldwide make for interesting reading.

Analytics Training Isn’t Enough, Skill, re-skill and re-skill again, Hone Your Data Bullshit Detector, and more

MWL Newsletter No 25: News and articles about Modern Workplace Learning (MWL) selected by Jane Hart for the week 30 July – 5 August 2017