Training methods

How we can fix the apprenticeship levy

Employers have an opportunity to shape the future of apprenticeships when the government publishes a consultation on the apprenticeship levy’s...

Learning Live 2018 preview: How data can help evaluate L&D effectiveness

29 Aug 2018

Next week, learning decision-makers will gather for the Learning Live conference and exhibition to discuss the emerging trends in L&D...

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E-learning: Why employees expect a Netflix experience

13 May 2018

Employees are used to intuitive interfaces and services such as Netflix knowing what they might like. Skillsoft’s Steve Wainwright investigates...

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Manufacturers call for more time to use apprenticeship levy funds

3 May 2018

The Government should extend the timeframe employers have to spend their apprenticeship levy funds from 24 to 48 months –...

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Mobiles and machines: How L&D must move forward to drive performance

3 May 2018

Learning and development professionals are frequently being told they need to get closer to the business, but how should they...

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Levy-paying employers will be able to transfer apprenticeship funds

14 Feb 2018

Employers that pay the apprenticeship levy will be able to transfer their apprenticeship funds to other businesses from April 2018....

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Apprentices in Wales should receive same financial support as students

14 Feb 2018

Financial support for apprentices in Wales should be strengthened to encourage more people to take up vocational training.
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Six take-aways from Learning Technologies 2018

7 Feb 2018

The Learning Technologies Conference 2018 provided insight and practical tips on how L&D professionals can develop new ways of delivering...

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Smartphone learning apps risk excluding some employees

2 Feb 2018

Learning tools should not be limited to smartphone apps to avoid alienating employees who may be less digitally literate.
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Employers rebrand training as apprenticeships to access levy fund

11 Jan 2018

Almost half (46%) of employers plan to repackage their existing training schemes as new apprenticeships in order to access their...

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

13 Dec 2017

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

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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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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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