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Supporting a shift in learning culture at Citi

Explore how new models of learning were introduced at Citi Bank

In-Focus Building Staff Engagement 2015

7 tips for building staff engagement - updated from 2014

In-Focus: The Consumer Learner at Work (2016)

Brand-new research sheds light on what motivates learners to invest in online learning. 70% of L&D are not proactive in understanding how...read more

In-Focus: Learning Innovation for Leadership Development (2012)
5 Mar 2015 - 2.04 MB

This is the first of a series of reports that dig deeper into the extensive benchmarking data available, looking at:

  • What the data is...read more
  • What the top performers are doing
  • What actions we should take as a result
This report takes a closer look at Learning Innovation in Leadership Development. It uses the research data and a number of case studies to cover:
  • Leaders as learners: their preferences and influence
  • Four innovation ideas for modern leadership programme
  • 19 practical tips from top performers
  • Recommended Resources and References
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9 Fresh Insights for Modernising Leadership Training
3 Mar 2015 - 525.2 KB

Developing the skills of leaders and managers to work in an ever-changing, technology-enabled, virtual world is a constant challenge. The Towards...read more

Case Study: Delivering learning excellence at Barnardo’s

Barnardo's won the Charity Learning Award 2011 for the Best overall eLearning programme and went on to win a bronze in The Learning &...read more

Case Study: Thomson Reuters Links Learning to Business Success

Creating a learning experience that not only attracts staff but is also based in the ‘real world' - connecting to the working environment, is...read more

Case Study: Worldmark Puts its Stamp on Synchronous E-Learning

Winner: Best use of synchronous e-learning: Worldmark International Worldmark originally developed synchronous e-learning to...read more

Case Study: Peer to Peer Social Learning in Action at Sante Fe Group

The Santa Fe Group provides services to business to support international growth. Faced with the merger of three companies into one, what...read more

Case Study: Delivering the Kindest Care at HC-One

The blended learning programme that is helping HC-One deliver the kindest care didn't just win the hearts and minds of the eLearning age judges in...read more

In-Focus: Talent Optimisation (2014)
23 Sep 2014 - 1.54 MB

New In-Focus report shares nine tips for optimising talent in your organisation. It's clear that talent is at the top of many of today's business...read more

In-Focus: Mobile Learning at Work (2014)
2 Oct 2014 - 1.94 MB

Powerful research from nearly 500 hundred organisations shows how mobile technology can be successfully incorporated into the workplace. This...read more

Barnardos delivers e-learning excellence

This is the story of how Barnardos, UK's much-loved children's charity, creatively harnessed technology to improve service delivery and workplace...read more

Thomson Reuters finds the recipe that ensures its learning is linked to business success.
26 Sep 2012 - 1.57 MB

Discover what it takes to enable elearning and mangement to combine in order to increase business responsiveness.

How to guide premium– 8 content marketing tips
14 Jul 2014 - 699.2 KB

Here are 8 lessons from Content Marketing to Help L&D Leaders Engage Time-Starved Learners

Grabbing the attention of time starved learners - Laura Overton LT summer forum 2014
14 Jul 2014 - 8.8 MB

How L&D can apply 8 killer tips from Content Marketing to engage busy staff?
This interactive session, first presented at the Learning...read more

Towards Maturity 2014 MOOCs Infocus Report
14 Jul 2014 - 1.17 MB

This In Focus Report draws on data from over 500 participants in the 2013 Towards Maturity Benchmark in order to explore what aspects of learning...read more

The Towards Maturity Learner Voice - part 1 April 2014
14 Jul 2014 - 1009.3 KB

The Learner Voice is a new Towards Maturity series designed to help L&D managers challenge their assumptions about workplace learning and to...read more

Learning in the mobile enterprise
4 Mar 2014 - 936.3 KB

Practical perspectives from the 2013-14 Towards Maturity Benchmark to help improve workforce efficiency and increase business agility.

How social learning gives compliance training at Virgin Media the edge in delivering – engagement and bottom line results
4 Oct 2013 - 602.4 KB

Virgin Media delivered its first fully remote and live social learning intervention to fulfil IT Compliance training. It resulted in unprecedented...read more

Boots Casestudy 2013
5 Aug 2013 - 1.31 MB

In recognition of what was achieved when a small in-house learning technology team had a clear corporate vision but limited resources to respond to...read more

Helping individuals practice and Perform
7 Jun 2013 - 1.04 MB

The new Towards Maturity In-Focus Paper sheds light on how to use online experiential learning to build skills at work. This new In-Focus report...read more

Make mobile learning and communications work for your organisation
20 May 2013 - 88.7 KB

At a LINE event at the Royal Institution, Piers Lea and others spoke about the impact of m-learning on organisational comms & learning

Communication confidence – building the foundations for global change at Arrow Electronics
29 Apr 2013 - 2.7 MB

Arrow Electronics provides electronic components and computing solutions around the world, and like many multinational businesses, it needs to...read more

E-learning helps the Royal Yachting Association to navigate its way to success
29 Apr 2013 - 406.6 KB

The Royal Yachting Association uses learning technologies to overcome some considerable barriers in its quest to gain External Regulation Compliance...read more

IPA - Building professional excellence in the advertising industry
9 Apr 2013 - 591.5 KB

This case study illustrates how Willow DNA working with the Institute of Practitioners in Advertising developed a rich online learning programme to...read more

When e-learning becomes a matter of life and death!
11 Mar 2013 - 863.7 KB

Gold e-learning 2012 award winners Startraq's ground breaking driving safety programme increases road safety and saves many lives.

In Focus 2013 Report Mobile Learning
15 Feb 2013 - 974.1 KB

A 16 page free In-Focus report - Mobile Learning at Work - identifies the key trends in m-learning, helping organisations understand how their peers...read more

Howden’s use of creative flair to ensure eLearning leads to business success.

Want to find out how e-learning can boost productivity, cut costs and create a happy workforce? Yes, it is possible, read on...

Introducing social learning at Dixon

How Dixon Retail's strong online learning culture paved the way for a  successful launch of social learning with video

Learning Technology boosts business results at Dixons Retail

This story outlines how Dixon Retail journey with learning technologies has evolved. It considers practical lessons learned as they progressed...read more

Frontline - elearning for customer support

How the library service changed front line behaviour of staff using blended learning supported by peers. This resource addresses blended learning,...read more

Do something different tomorrow! Engage learners with new ways of learning
12 Sep 2011 - 124.9 KB

Organisations successful in embedding new ways of learning in their business are those able to encourage their learners (staff) along a journey:...read more

More practical tips for engaging learners and managers

90 participants in a Learning and Skills group workshop provide practical ideas for those wanting to improve business engagement. This resource...read more

Towards Maturity Headstart Programme
19 Aug 2011 - 119.8 KB

The Towards Maturity Headstart Programme is an in house...read more

Introducing the Towards Maturity Model

The Royal College of Nursings Dignity projetc

Dignity: At the heart of everything at the Royal College of Nursing with e-learning playing a vital role. This resource addresses learners, qualifications, learner support and customer care.

NHS Information Authority

The original case study highlighting benefits of delivering ECDL training through e-learning. This resource addresses learners, blended learning,...read more

BMW

Blended learning approach at BMW. This resource addresses strategy, blended learning, learners, qualifications, compliance, productivity, culture,...read more

University on the Shop Floor

How the pottery industries collaborated to address common skills needs. This resource addresses blended learning, learners, platforms, opensource,...read more

Crown Prosecution Service

Moving to a blended learning approach at Prosecution College. This resource addresses blended learning, platforms, learners, compliance, managing...read more

Informal learning at Student Loans Company

Addressing the learning needs of the google generation. This resource addresses learners, blended learning, learner support, motivation, managers...read more

Polestars Print Dynamics Programme

Darrin Stevens, Group Training Director at Polestar looks at how they used e-learning to capture knowledge and attract new staff in the print...read more

e-learning at Lloyds TSB

How LLoyds TSB ensures learning technologies touch the reality of learners in the workplace - summary video. This resource addresses learners,...read more

Connecting for Health - e-learning at the NHS Part 2

Dr Phillip Candy, previous Director of Education, Training and Development, NHS Connecting for Health  part 2 of audio. This resource addresses...read more

Connecting for Health - e-learning at the NHS

Dr Phillip Candy,  Director of Education, Training and Development, NHS Connecting for Health  - video summary. This resource addresses strategy,...read more

Reuters Interview Part 1

Charles Jennings , previous Head of Global Learning at Reuters shares insights to their future learning needs. Part 1. This resource addresses...read more

Reuters Interview Part 2

Charles Jennings , previous Head of Global Learning at Reuters shares insights to their future learning needs. Part 2. This resource addresses...read more

Reuters (Video Short summary)

Charles Jennings , previous Head of Global Learning at Reuters shares insights to their future learning needs. short video summary. This resource...read more

e-learning at Sadeh Lok

A short video testimony about e-learning in a small business. This resource is useful if you are getting started, it addresses learners, learner support, small business,

Supporting small business skills needs

Lessons from large organisations - part 1. This resource addresses strategy, learners, platforms, informal learning, social media and small business.

CareUK: Winning a return in the care industry

Company expansion underpinned with staff retention improving following new approach to NVQs. This resource addresses strategy, learners, blended...read more

The Dental Chanel increases e-learning Takeup

Good examples of marketing to attract dentists on the high street. This resource addresses learners, ensuring engagement and marketing.

Doctors.net use e-learning to prevent future crisis

Winner of widespread adoption award for engaging with e-learning. This resource addresses learners, marketing, gathering feedback, measuring effectiveness and communicating feedback.

Supporting time starved learners at work

a selection of observations from employers supporting their learners in the workplace. This resource is useful if you are getting started, it addresses learners and learner support.

Kirklees Metropolitan Council

Supporting and engaging learners. This resource addresses learners, learner support, marketing, rapid development and IT skills.

e-Learning for Healthcare Podcast Part 1(Audio)

Julia Moore, the National Director of e-Learning for Healthcare in the NHS, gives a fascinating insight into the use of e-learning in training...read more

Virgin Atlantic Airways - Excellence in Induction

High quality induction for new hires worldwide, available before joining. This resource is useful if you are getting started, it addresses blended...read more

NHS ‚Expanding training for Radiologists

Elearning for Health (ElfH) deliver 600 hrs of high quality learning in a great collaborative project. This resource addresses blended learning,...read more

Royal Caribbean Cruise Line - Cruising for excellence (video)

Michelle Russell and David Chidley outline their award winning strategies for sustaining interest amongst their learners. ( Video) This resource...read more

e-induction @ Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council

First time users, Rotherham MBC show the way in adopting e-learning for their award winning e-induction programme. This resource is useful if you are...read more

Superquinn - new skills for Irish supermarket staff

e-learning award winner for widespread adoption 2007. This resource addresses managing change, marketing, motivation, managers support, culture and learner engagement.

Building effective learning communities

Practical lessons for anyone looking to engage busy learners at work . Observations from the Elearning network Event. This resource addresses...read more

Making your e-learning garden grow

Lessons from award winners to encourage widespread adoption - contributed by Information Transfer. This resource is useful if you are getting...read more

Complying with corporate policy at The British Council

Ensuring complete understanding and compliance with corporate policy on performance management, recruitment and selection. This resource addresses...read more

Meeting the needs of 21st Century Employers

Charles Jennings at Reuters outlines why we need to 'Know less and Learn more' in this thought piece commissioned by Becta. This resource addresses...read more

Hidden Skills - employees perspective on untapped potential

Insights into motivation and engagemnt from Learndirect Business survey with 1,950 learners. This resource addresses learners, motivation and learner engagement.

Royal Navy revolutionises Engineering Training

The Royal Navy uses e-learning for Modern Apprentices; the result, more practical, shorter course, more leadership skills. This resource addresses...read more

Fully accessible e-learning at BT

BT‚ collaborative authoring system ensures compliance with the company‚Äôs commitment to accessibility. This resource addresses learners, compliance, custom content, collaboration and social media.

Comparing attitudes of staff and training professionals

This great research from Cegos highlights the gap between what employees across Europe want from learning and what HR are delivering. This resource addresses learners and going global.

Making e-learning Work

Top 10 tips for making elearning work: Free White paper from e2train. This resource addresses learners, alignment, motivation, culture and learner engagement.

Creating Engaging and Effective content

In case you missed it, Barry Sampson provides a round up of the eLearning Network event on 8th May. This resource addresses learners and custom content.

Implementing Social Learning

BBC Radio 4's In Business series looks at practical considerations for implementing social learning - well worth a listen! This resource is useful if...read more

10 years on...the e-learning debate continues

In the aftermath of the Oxford Union's 2009 e-learning debate - some reflections on the need for change! This resource looks at social media.

Doctors.net.uk deliver Infection Control Training

The success of effective marketing strategies promoting a quality product. This resource addresses alignment, motivation, marketing and custom content.

Self managed learning - Engage or Die?

Self Managed Learning - Engage or Die? An insight from Infinity Learning. This resource is usefull for getting stated, it addresses learners and learner engagement.

New Research from Cegos - staff driving skills development

Staff driving skills development across Europe ( but are L&D holding them back?!). This resource addresses going global and managers support.

Back to Basics

1/5th of the UK population has never been online - How does this impact your e-learning strategy and what can you do about it? This resource addresses basic skills and induction.

Understanding Learners at Work

What do we really know about learners in our organisation? Insights from research with 3000 learners! This resource addresses learner support.

HOW TO - Help staff to get online

With over 9m people in the UK not online yet, does a lack of employee IT skills cause barriers for your L&D programmes? This HOW TO Guide will help you get your staff online and covers basic skills.

BT Dares to Share

Follow the next step in BT's e-learning journey as they build the business case for social learning. This resource addresses learners, alignment and social media.

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