The over 50’s make up a third of the UK’s workforce, but are the least likely to be offered training. Yet research shows that you can indeed ‘teach an old dog new tricks’. Is it time for organisations to rethink their L&D policies for older workers, asks Robin Hoyle?
Jaguar Land Rover worked with the Corporate eLearning Consortium to provide relevant resources for their workforce. Here’s the story of how they raised the profile of L&D within their organisation, providing blended resources mapped to key skill competencies.
The over 50’s make up a third of the UK’s workforce, but are the least likely to be offered training. Yet research shows that you can indeed ‘teach an old dog new tricks’. Isn’t it time to rethink your L&D policy for older workers & volunteers, asks Robin Hoyle?
Engagement is often cited as the greatest challenge that L&D professionals face – whether getting staff or senior management to ‘buy-in’ to learning. Owen Ferguson has a proven model to help…
Patricia Riddell is Professor of Applied Neurosciences at the University of Reading. She will be discussing ‘How the brain learns’ at the World of Learning conference at 11.15am on 1 October at the NEC, Birmingham.
Learning to bounce back and be resilient is an essential skill – for work and life. Liggy Webb, author of a new book called Resilience shares her ten top tips to help you and your managers cope better with the demands and challenges of daily and working life.
Curation has been the latest buzz word in L&D for the last couple of years – but what does it mean? Banish thoughts of dusty relics as it has the potential to save practitioners serious time and money. Martin Couzins and Sam Burrough report…
Feeling stressed? Read Liggy Webb’s quick, handy tips to refer to when the going gets tough…
In this article Sir Alex Ferguson explains the skills needed to become the greatest football manager ever.
Organisations can’t afford to stand still – and neither can the L&D managers that support them. Laura Overton explains why benchmarking is critical for business success.