Can L&D learn anything from The Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) experience?

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-40356423 The above article is one of many to pick up on the outcomes of the first UK Higher Education TEF results.  The standout piece of the story, for me, is that the measures being used to judge “teaching”, including: facilities, student satisfaction, drop-out rates, whether students go on to employment or further study after… Continue reading Can L&D learn anything from The Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) experience?

Thoughts on: “Learning Technologies in the Workplace”

So after picking up a copy a while back I’ve now had a skim through Donald Taylor’s book and thought I would capture a few thoughts here: I really like that it goes back to the origins of some of our key concepts (e.g. eLearning and technologies).  No doubt due to my history studying background,… Continue reading Thoughts on: “Learning Technologies in the Workplace”

CGS Corporate Learning Trends, Observations, & Prediction 2017

Notes: A decent report based on a survey of L&D leaders. The headline taken away is that digital has truly arrived with increased use of video, mobile, social and micro formats.  Perhaps more interestingly is the strong intention to use “instructors” to the same amount (c.65%) or more (10%) suggesting a general increase in the mix/blend… Continue reading CGS Corporate Learning Trends, Observations, & Prediction 2017

Some more on what learning needs to pick up from gaming

So another post on the lessons from the world of gaming. This one was sparked by an article considering if the latest Legend of Zelda game is the greatest ever in terms of design.  I’ve spent quite a bit of time already in this iteration of the world of Hyrule and it is difficult to… Continue reading Some more on what learning needs to pick up from gaming