Tags: L&D

HRreview interviews: Duncan Lewin on feedback and emotional intelligence

Duncan has over 15 years’ corporate and private sector experience as a trainer and facilitator. He has trained and worked alongside organisations including BT, Accenture, Fullers, Canary Wharf and the UK government and has seen how communication continues to challenge many large organisations in the 21st century. He draws from his own personal experiences in managing feedback and…

Al Bird: How to keep your L&D programmes relevant

The way a workforce wants to learn new skills and develop their careers is changing, and the younger generation in particular is driving a strong demand for innovation in how L&D programmes are delivered. Technological and social advances mean workplace education needs to be transformed dramatically, if it is to stay relevant and have a…

World of Learning Conference

Geoff McDonald, vice president of HR at Unilever, Craig Weiss, founder of e-learning 24/7 David Cavallo, research scientist and director of future learning at MIT and Laura Overton of Towards Maturity will be among the keynote speakers at this year’s World of Learning Conference & Exhibition. L&D experts from across the UK each year come…

CM Group support CVQO’s vocational learning transformation programme

CM Group, a global leader in the field of innovative learning solutions, today announced that it has been selected by CVQO to help transform its approach to vocational learning through a range of consultancy and learning strategy services. CVQO is a UK-based educational charity that changes the lives of young people (aged 13-19) and adult…

learndirect modernises its eLearning with CM Group

CM Group, a global leader in the field of innovative learning solutions comprising interactive eLearning and mobile learning, today announced that learndirect, the largest online learning provider of skills and qualifications in the UK, has adopted CM Group’s Luminosity Studio for the creation of its large scale eLearning programmes. Mark Marshall, Learning Technology Development and…

Strong leaders have nearly double revenue growth than weak leaders

CEB Advises Organizations to Rethink Their Approach to Leadership; Executives Must Become “Network Leaders” to Succeed in Today’s New Work Environment Organizations with the strongest leaders have nearly double the revenue growth compared to those with weaker leaders, according to new research from CEB, the leading member-based advisory company. However, most leaders lack the full…

First4Skills support TNT Post with apprenticeship recruitment drive

First4Skills, one of the UK’s largest training providers, has been appointed by TNT Post to help recruit apprentices to work at its depots across the UK. The apprentices will be presented to TNT Post through a tailored recruitment service, which will provide successful applicants with a minimum of 12 months training in a permanent apprentice…

Growing skills mismatches can’t be addressed by schools and qualifications alone

The pace of change in modern business and industry is driving a growing mismatch between the skills businesses need and those they find readily available in the labour market. Education and qualifications cannot be expected to keep pace with this rate of change, creating a challenge and an opportunity to be seized by the learning…

Soft skills overtakes leadership as top L&D priority, claims survey

Soft skills development has overtaken leadership training to become the top priority for organisational learning in the coming year, according to a new study by Video Arts, the learning content specialist. In a survey of 292 learning and development professionals, 63% claimed that their number one priority for the next 12 months was to develop…