Training methods


Towards Maturity: L&D needs to play digital catch-up

As technology dominates our lives as consumers, how far have learning and development teams come in making the most of...


World of Learning 2017: Resources, not courses are what makes learning useful

1 Nov 2017

Employees want simple and practical access to resources to help them do their jobs. How has this changed the way...

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SABMiller celebrate winning the overall award at last year's Personnel Today Award.

Award-winning brew: 2016 victors SABMiller on a profitable learning initiative

8 May 2017

Brewing company SABMiller were the winners of the coveted overall trophy at the 2016 Personnel Today Awards. We spoke to...

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Online learning is a smart option for HR professionals

16 Nov 2016

PROMOTED | Training your HR and L&D team doesn’t just improve their knowledge and skills; it also makes them feel...

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Embedding and sustaining learning – the holy grail of development

10 Nov 2016

PROMOTED | Karen West, a Principal Consultant at a&dc, explores the subject of continuing the learning process...

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Learning Live 2016: Five tips for better L&D

15 Sep 2016

Earlier this month, the Learning Live conference explored how organisations can ramp up the impact of their learning and development...

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Face-to-face learning aims achieved by under one-fifth of organisations

14 Sep 2016

There is a huge gulf between what learning professionals want to achieve and how successful they are in doing so,...

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Jaguar Land Rover has overhauled its L&D approach. Photo: REX/Imaginechina

Revving the L&D engine at Jaguar Land Rover

2 Feb 2015

It was a welcome boon for the UK economy – particularly at the start of an election year – when...

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Engagement in learning and development

The engagement thing: making staff want to learn

17 Mar 2014

There is always one person in a training room who simply doesn’t want to be there. Often there is more...

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Informal learning - part of the 70:20:10 model

70:20:10 – a model approach for learning?

28 Feb 2014

Every so often a new “flavour of the month” comes along in learning and development (L&D) – and one 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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Birmingham to welcome L&D professionals to World of Learning 2013

3 Sep 2013

Learning and development (L&D) professionals will have the opportunity to hear from leading industry thinkers and sample the latest trends...

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Brain Glue: the best and worst strategies for making training stick

18 Jun 2013

Hermann Ebbinghaus demonstrated in the 19th century that as much as 80% of what we are taught is forgotten within...

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Does play have to be the opposite of work?

14 May 2013

The popularity of computer games has grown exponentially. Games are no longer just for teenage boys – a much wider demographic now...

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Employers urged to move on from outdated training methods

25 Apr 2012

Employers are relying on outdated training methods and techniques when developing their staff, according to research published today by the...

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