During the Christmas break I read Robin Hoyle's Informal Learning in Organizations. Informal and social learning has taken place since the dawn of time. Humans naturally learn informally, as Robin explains, our prehistoric ancestors didn't learn how to hunt and gather in a classroom, they watched what others did. Now a days we understand learning … Continue reading Informal Learning in Organisations
Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire CIPD branch ran an event in March discussing the future of learning and development. Due to a bereavement in the family I was unable to attend and requested the slides from the facilitator. Now I've had the opportunity to look and review the information contained, it appears that some of the facts were taken … Continue reading L&D in the future
I was forwarded the LinkedIn Learning Solutions, 2017 Workplace Learning report. After being inspired by recent #LDInsight chats I decided to reflect on this report in a new way. The report highlights the need for L&D professionals to increase skills and knowledge in digital learning solutions so programs and resources are available 24/7. Strategies are suggested … Continue reading 2017 Workplace learning report
I am unsure how to approach my first meeting with my mentor and so have been looking at articles describing what makes a good mentee. Ben Casnocha has listed Six Habits of Highly Effective Mentees. I thought this was a very interesting article and the comments are just as thought provoking. “signal that you’re worth … Continue reading What is an effective mentee
I have been accepted as a mentee on the CIPD Mentoring scheme and was delighted to received an email from my mentor earlier this week. My focus throughout Feb-17 is going to be mentoring and getting the best out of this opportunity. I am well aware that a mentoring relationship is more successful with effort from both … Continue reading Becoming a mentee
5 ways to become more Self-directed.