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6 Reasons to Avoid Using AI for Academic Writing

In the last few years, the advancement of artificial intelligence (AI) has revolutionised many parts of our lives both at work and in our homes.  One of the areas that has attracted the use of AI tools for example ChatGPT or Google’s Bard is the way learners tackle academic writing. With AI-powered tools becoming increasingly …

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Employee Training in 2024, emerging Trends in Learning and Development

The field of Learning and Development (L&D) is in a constant state of evolution, driven by technological advancements, changing work environments, and shifting employee expectations. As we step into 2024, several new developments are poised to reshape the landscape of employee training and development. Personalised Learning Pathways One of the most significant developments in L&D …

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A Journey from Cave Drawings to Cat Videos

Sometimes we need to look backwards so that we can move forward. Having spent the last three years innovating to create a new digital infrastructure for our business that was wholly focused on face-to-face teaching; I finally get to take a breath and reflect on the changing nature of adult education over time.  Adult learning …

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Empowering Career Growth Through Learning – Amy’s Story  

For today’s employees, continuous learning and professional development have become synonymous with career growth. In this blog, I want to share with you the journey of one of our clients who successfully transitioned from a post-university entry-level position to a higher-level management role using professional courses to upskill at each milestone of her journey.  For …

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The Benefits of Coaching as a Developmental Tool in the Modern Workplace

The modern workplace is dynamic and fast-paced with evolving practices and technologies that reflect the changing nature of work and employment in the 21st century.  Although workplace practices vary across industries and organisations, the business landscape and the needs of employees share similar characteristics whether you are working in a small local business or a …

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Maximizing the Benefits of Virtual Learning Through Moodle

In recent years, the field of adult & further education has experienced a significant shift towards online learning. Many learners were ready and able to navigate new ways of learning whilst others continue to struggle with the technology.  In this blog, I would like to demystify some of the negative ideas that people may have …

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Train the Trainer – Unleash Your Potential as a Professional Trainer!

In terms of professional development, Train the Trainer programs are known for their transformative impact on individuals and organisations. Not only does a Train the Trainer qualification equip you with the skills and knowledge necessary to do your job it also empowers you to positively impact the learning experiences of others. Within the field of …

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Train the Trainer – Answers to Your Most Frequently Asked Questions

The Train the Trainer model is recognised as an industry standard for professionals who train others in the workplace or a range of further education settings.  The skillset needed to deliver effective training interventions is complex and diverse requiring trainers to think critically, interact positively with clients and manage complex group dynamics. The learning and development landscape …

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Upskilling the 21st-Century Workforce

As businesses strive to recover from the disruption caused by COVID-19 staff training should focus on upskilling and building your 21st-century workforce.  Equally, individuals should be monitoring their professional development to keep themselves relevant to meet the demands of the future skills economy.  According to the World Economic Forum (WEF), we are experiencing a ‘double …

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