E-learning

Emphasis on degree-style learning holding back workforce

Employers are placing too much emphasis on degree-style learning rather than focussing on skills, according to Andreas Schleicher, director of the directorate for education and skills at the...

Winter Olympics 2022: what HR can learn from practice makes perfect

Upskilling and reskilling continues to take the top spot on organisations' list of goals and needs for 2022 and the opening of the Winter Olympics today is a good opportunity to reflect on the role...

Why cohort-based learning is replacing stale workforce trainings

Everyone’s talking about cohort-based learning. Andreessen Horowitz announced its investment in new cohort-based platform Maven, citing how the model leads to completion rates 10 times better than...

Coronavirus marks an increase in digital learning, says CIPD

The impact coronavirus had on the world of work has meant learning professionals are now more forward-thinking, according to a new CIPD report.

Blended learning crucial to business survival

One year on, the impact of COVID-19 lockdown on businesses globally has been devastating. Many businesses have had to pivot their business models to remain relevant in a contactless, virtual world. 

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How to fix the pitfalls of remote learning

In the current climate, considering how to improve learning and development (L&D) initiatives for the year ahead is no simple task.

Upskilling and keeping staff engaged through COVID limbo

Attempting to plan for the future has been challenging throughout the pandemic, but the extension to the furlough scheme may allow HR professionals to take a breath and look ahead.

Beyond the Zoom boom - training in a post-COVID world

When COVID-19 closed the door on most face-to-face interaction, the world switched to webinars, conference calls, and other forms of remote communication. Unfortunately, not every corporate function...

Employees upskilling from home during pandemic

A quarter (24%) of the UK workforce are learning new skills to guard against coronavirus uncertainty, according to The Open University

Workers reskilling during weekends

Workers are reskilling in preparation for new jobs on the weekends, according to online training provider Circus Street.

International Case Study: GfK SE revamps learning platform

GfK revamped an unsuccessful learning platform by making it simpler to use, introducing bite-sized information, and involving employees in co-creating content

International case study: Digitalising L&D at Faurecia

At automotive parts manufacturer Faurecia, L&D was overhauled to make educational content easily and quickly available to all staff at any time