Martin Couzins


About Martin Couzins

Martin is an experienced business-to-business journalist who has spent many years covering the HR and L&D sectors. As well as writing and curating content on these topics, he runs Massive Open Online Courses through MOOC Pro as well as a digital content and communications agency Itsdevelopmental.
L&D must adopt more agile approach

L&D must adopt more agile approach

17 May 2016

Workplace learning continues to adapt to changing technologies and ways of working, but should L&D professionals be providing courses or...

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Learning Technologies 2016: Five ways to improve L&D

10 Feb 2016

“If you could start a new L&D function from scratch, with all the tools available to you now, what would...

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Sir Cary Cooper delivered the opening keynote at the 2015 CIPD Annual Conference.

CIPD 2015: Eleven things you missed in Manchester

11 Nov 2015

Thousands of HR professionals travelled to the CIPD’s Annual Conference and Exhibition last week. The event focused on future HR...

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World of Learning conference 2015

World of Learning: time to focus on learners’ needs

6 Oct 2015

Last week’s World of Learning Conference focused strongly on the ways organisations can facilitate it, and how to pass control...

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CIPD Learning and Development Show: L&D must be more agile

28 May 2015

Facing a volatile, fast-changing environment means learning and development (L&D) professionals need to limber up and be able to offer...

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"Develop their curiosity, rather than teaching them what they need to know" - Professor Sugata Mitra

Learning Technologies 2015: L&D has to “undo educational damage”

20 Feb 2015

The technology of today has completely transformed how employees access information and how they use it. But the technology of...

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Rita Gunther McGrath speaking at the CIPD conference last week

CIPD Manchester 2014: changing perspectives

10 Nov 2014

Key lessons for employers to take away from last week's CIPD annual conference in Manchester highlighted by Martin Couzins...

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Delegates at a World of Learning Conference

World of Learning 2014: innovation is what you need

9 Oct 2014

Martin Couzins reports on last week’s World of Learning 2014 conference in Birmingham, where innovation and future trends in learning...

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Opening up to MOOCs: opportunities for L&D

2 May 2014

Learning and development (L&D) is awash with acronyms and now there’s a new one on the block, the MOOC –...

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Harold Jarche

Learning Technologies 2014: Eight key trends for learning and development

10 Feb 2014

Anyone attending last week’s Learning Technologies exhibition will have been encouraged by the buzz surrounding the event. Martin Couzins returns...

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Delegates at the 2013 CIPD Annual Conference & Exhibition

CIPD 2013 highlights: Unilever, Facebook and HMRC

11 Nov 2013

HR professionals from Facebook, Unilever, HM Revenue & Customs and Cafcass all had something to say at the 2013 CIPD conference - Martin Couzins reports

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CIPD 2013: HR at an inflection point, says Peter Cheese

6 Nov 2013

HR needs a new way of thinking to shape the business agenda of the future, according to Chartered Institute of...

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Lessons in L&D: World of Learning 2013

8 Oct 2013

Should you use your own staff or third parties to train employees? Does learning and development (L&D) work better outside...

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Workforce strategy key for public-sector HR

25 Apr 2013

The way local government manages its services continues to be challenged by austerity, but public-sector HR professionals are perfectly placed...

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HR Tech Europe: Big data will enable HR to make better decisions

4 Apr 2013

As HR software systems improve, so does HR’s ability to use data more effectively. Martin Couzins reports from HR Tech’s...

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