Tagged: learning

Social learning – pervasive or choice? 2

Social learning – pervasive or choice?

@julianstodd Tweeted an older posting of his on the nature of social learning here and its importance for an organisation in terms of compliance, standardisation and ethics. A few things struck me about the post,...

UFHRD Conference – 7 June 2013 0

UFHRD Conference – 7 June 2013

… and here we go on the final day of the UFHRD Conference on Friday 7 June. I’m only covering the opening keynote and then travelling home. The keynote is by Stephen McNair  (Centre...

UFHRD Conference 5 June 2013 0

UFHRD Conference 5 June 2013

This years UFHRD conference is themed on human resource development (HRD) and the challenges and opportunities in times of economic uncertainty. I’ll be life blogging the event as best I can (including a disregard for...

Blueprinting the learner journey 0

Blueprinting the learner journey

Following from my last post on design thinking in learning & development, here is a set of slides I’ve used in a few workshops on blueprinting the learner journey. As a process, I’ve found...

Whether formal or informal, its the learning that counts 0

Whether formal or informal, its the learning that counts

I liked Nick Shacklton-Jones’ post arguing that there’s no such thing as formal learning concluding that My point, I suppose, is that if you have a good understanding of how learning works, you don’t have to...

Organisation as learning entity 0

Organisation as learning entity

An interesting post here  from Harold Jarche on wirearchies. This conclusion, in particular, resonated for me: Becoming a wirearchy requires new organizational structures that incorporate communities and networks. In addition, they require new ways of...

Pearson annual report 0

Pearson annual report

This is just a short note on Pearson’s annual report for 2011. In the North American education market saw a 2% decline but an increase in market share to 37% and a growth in...

Flock: meet, learn, teach… locally 0

Flock: meet, learn, teach… locally

Last Friday (28 Sept) , I went to an interesting presentation at InSpace which included a presentation from Morna Simpson, CEO of Flockedu. Flockedu aims to link teachers and adult learners for face-to-face learning...

Personal knowledge networks 0

Personal knowledge networks

I’ve just been reading Knowledge Management: A Personal Knowledge Network Perspective in the Journal of Knowledge Management. The Author, Mohammed Chatti has made a pre-publication version available here. As stated in the abstract: The...

Innovation as knowing, experience and action? 0

Innovation as knowing, experience and action?

These are some very rough initial thoughts that I hope to develop over a couple of posts. Building on an earlier post on learning, creativity & innovation summarising that (a) innovation occurs through learning...