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Being a Learning Organization, Past and Present

In 1990, Nelson Mandela left gaol, the Berlin Wall came down - and Tim Berners-Lee created the first web server. This remarkable year also saw the publication of Peter Senge's classic book, "The Fifth Discipline“ the "Art and Practice of the Learning Organization."

September 2015

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Evaluation -the Practicalities

Despite all the caveats of the previous two blogs, there comes a time when you have to evaluate your learning materials. Sound evaluation techniques help us to understand the value of our investments in L&D and, by transforming how L&D teams think, plan and deliver, they narrow the gap between "training" and core business.

August 2015

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Evaluation -the Preparation

Creating a course can be fun, but few people ask what the value of that course is for learners and their organizations.

August 2015

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Evaluation - the Basics

Learning evaluation is difficult. It presents all sorts of problems for the conscientious L&D professional. In the L&D context, evaluation is the purposeful gathering, analysis and discussion of evidence from relevant sources about the quality, worth and impact of learning. But it's not the same as research.

August 2015

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Mind the Gap

They're one of the business world's best kept secrets. Yet L&D people are both passionate and subtle.

July 2015 | Charlie Swift

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