Podcast 93 — Live from London: What is the state of the nation?

In our second LIVE episode, Ross G and Owen pitched up on the first night of the CIPD Learning and Development Show to ask: What is the state of our profession in 2018?

Written by Ross Garner
Published 01 May 2018
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Podcast 93 — Live from London: What is the state of the nation?
In our second LIVE episode, Ross G and Owen pitched up on the first night of the CIPD Learning and Development Show to ask: What is the state of our profession in 2018? We tackled this question in front of a live audience of L&D professionals, with special guests Andy Lancaster from CIPD; Jo Cook from Training Journal; and Phil Willcox from Emotion at Work. You can get the latest episode of the podcast using one of the following links. Subscribe via iTunes Subscribe via RSS Listen from your browser You can also subscribe to the GoodPractice Podcast on Overcast, Pocket Casts or Podbean, or listen online at TuneIn, Google Play Music, Stitcher and Spotify. Phil, Owen and Ross at the GoodPractice Podcast Live show If you want to share your thoughts on the show, you can tweet us at @RossGarnerGP and @OwenFerguson, or @GoodPractice and @GoodPracticeAus. Our guests can be found @AndyLancasterUK, @LightbulbJo and @PhilWillcox. The CIPD 'UK Working Lives' survey for 2018 is available at: https://www.cipd.co.uk/knowledge/work/trends/uk-working-lives CIPD's joint research with Towards Maturity, 'Driving the New Learning Organisation', is: Overton, L. (2017). Driving the new learning organisation. Training & Development, 44(4), 9, available at: https://www.cipd.co.uk/Images/driving-the-new-learning-organisation_2017-how-to-unlock-the-potential-of-Land-d_tcm18-21557.pdf Jo summarised her ideas in a couple of blog posts for Training Journal. Part 1 is at: http://www.trainingjournal.com/articles/opinion/your-ld-department-business-focused-enough Part 2 is at: https://www.trainingjournal.com/articles/opinion/your-ld-department-business-focused-enough-pt2 She also referenced LinkedIn Learning's '2017 Workplace Learning Report': http://ilpworldwide.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/LLS-2017-Workplace-Learning-Report.pdf And Leo's 'Measuring the Business Impact of Learning - 2018 Survey Results': https://leolearning.com/resources/measuring-business-impact-learning-2018-survey-results/ The papers Owen cited were: Gal, D., & Rucker, D. (2017). The Loss of Loss Aversion: Will It Loom Larger Than Its Gain?, available at: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/jcpy.1047 Yechiam, E. (2018). Acceptable losses: the debatable origins of loss aversion. Psychological research, 1-13, available at: https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00426-018-1013-8 Jeff Bezos' letter to shareowners is online at: https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1018724/000119312518121161/d456916dex991.htm Marni from Google referenced a paper on the 'hidden curriculum in digital education': Edwards, R. (2015). Software and the hidden curriculum in digital education. Pedagogy, Culture & Society, 23(2), 265-279, available at: https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/14681366.2014.977809

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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