Ross Wigham

About Ross Wigham

Train to Gain: Skilling through the slump

9 Feb 2009

The government says it will pump more money into training and skills development. Is Train to Gain the right channel...

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The Learning Technologies show and conference 2009

13 Jan 2009

Show me the way|: If it's January, it must be the Learning Technologies show and conference. We look at what visitors can expect from the event.

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Foundation degrees: Learning by degrees

18 Nov 2008

Foundation degrees  offer employees and employers the chance to provide learning that has a tangible outcome. Maybe that’s why hundreds...

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Training focus: Generation Y – they do it their way

14 Sep 2008

Training Generation Y is a challenge for Generation X trainers. Ross Wigham reports.More Generation Y articlesEvery generation has its quirks and...

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Competency frameworks: Ignorance isn’t always bliss

14 Jul 2008

Competency frameworks should be a valuable training aide – if used properlyYou’d think having a sound understanding of what you...

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Sector skills councils: Can do better

5 Jun 2008

Sector skills councils are tasked with improving the nation’s skills base. Yet, many of them struggle to make the grade...

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Change management: The more things change…

22 Apr 2008

Change management is near the top of many training agendas. Why so, and how should it be addressed?To say that...

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Mobile learning: Learning as you go

18 Mar 2008

They’re here, they’re there, they’re every flippin’ where, mobile phones, mobile phones. But what makes them and their hand-held cousins...

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Outsourcing: Off-loading the burden

4 Mar 2008

Outsourcing the supply and delivery of training has become mainstream. Yet it’s a road that should be travelled with extreme...

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Diversity: Get the right mix

4 Mar 2008

The mere mention of tribunal claims can send a shiver down employers’ spines. And, with mistakes around diversity sometimes being...

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Mission near impossible: finding and developing leaders

22 Jan 2008

Finding and developing organisational leaders is no easy task. Yet it’s probably the most important one facing learning and development...

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Learning Technologies Exhibition and Conference: Show and tell

22 Jan 2008

If it’s January, then it must be Kensington Olympia for the thousands of training and learning and development professionals who...

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Law in practice: disability

20 Dec 2007

The demand for talent is demonstrating that diversity is a key ‘bottom line’ business issue. With competition for the best...

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Who will deliver human resources at Royal Mail?

26 Nov 2007

After five years at the helm of HR at the Royal Mail, Tony McCarthy is heading off to British Airways....

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Sicknote culture: The role of GPs in reform

26 Nov 2007

Major reforms of the benefit system are set to dramatically reduce the number of British workers on long-term sick leave,...

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