Brain friendly learning

Stella Collins was featured in Episode 64 of The Good Practice Podcast – What is Brain Friendly Learning. Stella has written and published Neuroscience for Learning and Development and goes onto explain to Justin and James that she uses a broad definition for the term neuroscience; “The study of the brain and nervous system.” L&D professionals … Continue reading Brain friendly learning


Curiosity according to Stella Collins #NLAWWeek

This week 15th-21st May is Learning at Work week, which is an annual event and 2017's theme is Curious & Creative. I discovered the power of curiosity in learning and development when I read Neuroscience for Learning and Development by Stella Collins. She explains; "When we are curious out brains are stimulated by dopamine, a neurotransmitter that … Continue reading Curiosity according to Stella Collins #NLAWWeek

L&D in the future

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