and no-one hears it, does it make a sound? In a similar vein, if good work is happening in the learning and development space but people don’t nominate themselves for an award, does it mean the work is of value? It was interesting to hear from so many people at the Charity Learning Consortium annual… Read More If a tree falls in a wood
I was listening to a podcast in the RSA Bridges to the Future series last week. In episode 172, Adrian Hon was interviewed about gamification in the workplace. As well as the horror stories about gamified bonuses there were a few core elements which I think we need to pick up in learning terms. Firstly,… Read More Gamification in the workplace
I have been having conversations for a few weeks now with people and finding the definition of Capability = Capacity + Ability is being seen as more and more relevant. I ask people what capacity they have to perform, i.e. the space to operate differently and I hear back a lot about workloads. I hear… Read More Understanding capacity
Almost a year ago I stood for election for the Learning Network. My tenure still runs for a year but there are a number of vacancies on the board coming up, specifically: I strongly recommend putting yourself forward if you have the opportunity. The role is voluntary and will open up many new experiences to… Read More Are you just what the Learning Network needs?
There are a number of mechanisms to aggregate and adjudicate on someone’s previous achievement in higher learning. These include: They’re all once and done events. An assembly of certificates, activity, and key incidents. We don’t ask for the same things in workplace learning but insist on ongoing completion of compliance based activity to ‘prove’ competence.… Read More Prior achievement