Transforming L&D 2014

A British Gas apprentice

Implementing apprenticeships: why every business should have one – free webinar

18 Feb 2014

This Personnel Today webinar, in association with learndirect, aims to dispel the myths around apprenticeships...

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Google Glass

Learning Technologies 2014: L&D is changing faster than you think

11 Feb 2014

If there was any doubt that organisations are reviewing their learning and development (L&D) activities this year, this soon disappeared...

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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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Learning online

2014: the year for change in L&D?

28 Jan 2014

It is all change in learning and development (L&D) departments as we enter 2014, with renewed focus on where budgets are spent and how training is delivered. But what is driving this change and how will it help organisations meet their goals this year? Jo Faragher reports

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Cherubs Day Nursery

learndirect case study: Cherubs Day Nursery

10 Jan 2014

Cherubs Day Nursery is part of a chain of nine nurseries across Nottingham, Mansfield, Worksop and Ravenshead. Working with learndirect...

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Tesco customer service centre

learndirect case study: Tesco Customer Service Centre

9 Jan 2014

The partnership between learndirect and Tesco Customer Service Centre (CSC), Dundee began back in April 2010 after a ‘one-off’ large...

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learndirect case study: Falkirk Council

8 Jan 2014

learndirect has been working in partnership with Falkirk Council for a number of years to provide Apprenticeships and employability services to people in the region.

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Sue Husband

learndirect case study: McDonald’s

7 Jan 2014

learndirect has been working in partnership with McDonald’s since 2012, helping their employees gain the skills they need to flourish through the delivery of English and maths Functional Skills.

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Ability x Skills + (Knowledge) = the right formula for change?

20 Oct 2013

There’s a crisis of competence amongst too many of today’s jobseekers, especially young people. A large number of people applying...

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New vocational currency report

The new vocational currency: investing for success

21 Jun 2013

learndirect recently published an investigation of UK skills and, in particular, skills development in young people. The report, Nurturing talent:...

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Nurturing talent

Nurturing talent: building the workforce of the future

28 Apr 2013

In 2008, learndirect published Nurturing Talent in conjunction with Cranfield School of Management.
It showed that, despite the worsening economic...

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Learning through technology: inspiring workplace success

28 Jan 2013

With technology usage on the increase in the workplace, more companies are looking to deploy these technologies to train their...

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