Podcast 178 — What makes a great learning organisation?

The LPI recently surveyed learning leaders, asking them to name their toughest workplace challenges.

Written by Ross Garner
Published 21 January 2020
Podcast 178 — What makes a great learning organisation?

The results? Creating a learning culture, developing the workforce of the future, digital transformation and digital learning, leadership and management development, and self-directed learning.

This week on The GoodPractice Podcast, Owen Ferguson and Ross Garner are joined by LPI CEO Ed Monk to discuss what these findings mean for learning organisations.


In this episode you'll find out about:

  • Increased confidence among learning professionals
  • The meaning of ‘learning culture’ and how it is created
  • The longer-term meaning of ‘performance’


Show notes

The LPI are online at: thelpi.org and run a free social network at: https://learningprofessionalnetwork.com/

The article that discussed Ed, Owen and Ross discussed was ‘Driving performance through learning in 2020’, from TrainingZone, available online at: https://www.trainingzone.co.uk/develop/business/driving-performance-through-learning-in-2020

The Google project Ed referenced was ‘Project Aristotle’, described by Google at: https://rework.withgoogle.com/print/guides/5721312655835136/

The podcast that Owen recommended was ‘Keeping Track Of Your HEART – Tomer Sharon on The Product Experience’, from The Product Experience, available online at: https://www.mindtheproduct.com/keeping-track-of-your-heart-tomer-sharon-on-the-product-experience/

The podcast that Ed recommended was ‘How Did We Get Here?’, online at: https://podtail.com/en/podcast/how-did-we-get-here/

Our Women in Learning Special, referenced by Ross, is online at: https://www.goodpractice.com/blog/podcast-145-women-in-learning-special

The film that Ross recommended was 1917, directed by Sam Mendes.

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About the author

Ross Garner

Ross Garner

Instructional Design Manager
Ross has been working in L&D for seven years and he heads up the instructional design team at Emerald Works. In 2019 he completed a Masters in Digital Education and was named Learning Technologies’ Learning Designer of the Year. He is also one of the hosts of the GoodPractice Podcast.

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