BLOG: LEARNING LAB

 

BLENDED LEARNING: FACT OR FICTION?

by GP Strategies' Dani Greening

With only 22% of learning being delivered through fully blended solutions, let’s revisit some of the common misconceptions surrounding this learning approach.

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EU GDPR - READY TO COMPLY BY MAY 2018?

by Mark Miller, BU Director, Learning Solutions

New EU General Data Protection Regulation comes into force on 25 May 2018 - will your data management be ready to comply by then?

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TUNING IN TO ADAPTIVE LEARNING

GP Strategies’ Dani Greening discusses the similarities between L&D and Jazz music.

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VIDEO STYLES IN LEARNING

By Tim Clague, Storyteller and Video Producer

With more video content being consumed than ever before Tim Clague considers some video styles to use in learning

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ANIMATED VIDEO FOR LEARNING

Video content is on the rise.

Is it part of your learning strategy yet?

By Swosti Mishra, Instructional Designer

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SCENARIO BASED LEARNING

GP Strategies Trina Sarkar-Mohapatra explores the rising trend of Scenario-Based Learning.

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WHAT MAKES A SUCCESSFUL LEARNING OUTSOURCE?

GP Strategies’ Dani Greening talks with EMEA Vice President, Tony Reilly to find out the key successes to outsourced learning.

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VIDEO FOR LEARNING

GP Strategies colleague Tim Clague explores the latest insights and trends for using video in learning.

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MICRO-LEARNING - ARE YOU READY TO ORDER?

GP Strategies’ Dani Greening explores the learning trend that is micro-learning.

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LEARNING TRENDS - WHAT'S HERE TO STAY?

GP Strategies' Don Duquette has selected 8 Top Trends that are taking shape in different industries and their potential for enhancing Learning and Development success.

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L&D SPOTLIGHT ON THE FCA

GP Strategies' John T.Otis, explores the Financial Conduct Authorities (FCA’s) key priorities and how to address your organisation’s affected areas via a structured Learning & Development and Training regime.

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TRANSFORMING LEARNING SERVICES

GP Strategies' Dani Greening talks with EMEA Vice President, Tony Reilly about how to Transform Learning Services.

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HIGHLIGHTS FROM BETT 2017

BETT I learnt something! See my highlights from the UK's biggest education show BETT 2017

by Caron Ward, GP Strategies Ltd

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THE EVOLUTION OF LEARNING

by GP Strategies Limited

Celebrate The Evolution Of Learning in 2017

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TOP 7 TAKEAWAYS

by Gina Valenti, Marketing Coordinator

Top takeaways from Learning Technologies 2017

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BETT YOU LEARN SOMETHING

by Caron Ward, Marketing Executive

Preview and insights into the world of learning at BETT 2017

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CREATE THE RIPPLE

Create the Ripple - A TEDx story worth sharing

by Emma Lloyd, Training Delivery Manager and founder of Create the Ripple

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RESOLUTION REVOLUTION

What will 2017 teach you?

By Dani Greening, Artworker & Copywriter

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Y MILLENNIALS MATTER

By Dani Greening, Artworker/Copywriter

I'm a Millennial - let's explore this so-called phenomenon.

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UNWINDING WITH...

GP Strategies' Dawn Godfrey talks to Munya Badze, Enterprise Co-ordinator at Kent County Council about inspiring millennials.

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THE ART OF STORYTELLING

by Farrah Chaudhry, Instructional Systems Designer

From soap operas to Shakespeare - here's how to create stories with impact.

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VIRTUAL REALITY- THE HERE AND NOW

by Caron Ward, Marketing Executive

Virtual Reality - The Here and Now for the world of learning

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RETAINING YOUR BRIGHT SPARKS

By Professor David Clutterbuck

Retaining talent is a must for all organisations.  How can mentoring help keep your bright sparks?

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ROBOTS, SUPERHEROES AND CHOCOLATE MONEY

Our Day at the #WOL2016!

​By Gina Valenti, Marketing Co-ordinator & Dani Greening, Artworker/Copywriter

As newbies to GP Strategies, read about our experiences at #WOL2016.
 

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INSPIRATION IS ALL AROUND US

By Caron Ward, Marketing Executive

Inspiration is all around us.  Offline and Online.  Meet Emma Lloyd, our inspirational training delivery manager creating ripples wherever she goes!

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HUMAN ERROR IS RISKY BUSINESS

By Mark Miller, Business Unit Director, Learning Solutions

Human Error is RISKY for any business – but does it really exist?

 

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MESSING ABOUT WITH THE CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE

by Caron Ward - Marketing Executive

Messing about with the Customer Experience - welcome aboard the river boat tour.

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ENGAGING THE HEAD AND THE HEART OF THE LEARNER

by Tim Clague - Lifelong learner, storyteller and scriptwriter

The learner experience; the emotional experience and the benefits of proper testing.

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AUGMENTED REALITY GO!

by Caron Ward - Marketing Executive

So THAT'S what Augmented Reality is? I get it now!

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DESIGNING A LEARNER EXPERIENCE

by Swosti Mishra - Instructional Systems Designer

Designing a learner experience - welcome to the world of online shopping!

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LEADING ON SET

by Tim Clague - Lifelong learner, storyteller and scriptwriter.

Learning and Leadership Lessons – from the film set 

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THE NEW BOBO DOLL OF SOCIAL LEARNING

by Karla Howard - Instructional Systems Designer.

How are we incorporating social learning into our lifestyle?

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RISK: IS IT GOOD OR IS IT BAD?

by Mark Miller - Business Unit Director, Learning Solutions.

Risk is a factor in everything we do, individually and as an organisation.

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BUILDING EMOTIONAL RESILIENCE

by Angie Rose - Marketing Consultant.

After attending Learning Technologies 2016 and watching a really good session on Emotional Resilience, I wanted to reflect on how I’ve developed my own resilience.

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DIGITAL THREADS FOR LEARNING

by Jeremy Miles - Instructional Systems Designer.

Building real-world skills training directly from the manufacturing life cycle.

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UPON THIS ROCK I WILL BUILD MY INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN

by Gary Whitfield - Instructional Designer.

Shakespeare penned in Hamlet (1602) “Though this be madness yet there is method in it”.

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RESILIENCE TO WIN

by Mark Miller - Business Unit Director, Learning Solutions.

"For an organisation to survive, its rate of learning must be at least equal to the rate of change in its external environment."

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DESIGNING GAMES FOR LEARNING?

by Tim Clague - Storyteller, film-maker, scriptwriter & lifelong learner.

The questions L&D should be asking about games for learning.

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LEARNING THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS

by Urszula Pitt - Senior Instructional Systems Designer.

Education has undergone, and continues to undergo, immense changes in the way it is enacted and distributed to all ages of learners. 

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70:20:10 - A MYTH OR PRACTICING REALITY?

by Trina Sarkar-Mohapatra - Senior Learning Designer.

I stumbled upon the 70:20:10 model while reading an article back in 2007. It was focused around workplace learning.

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A PICTURE SAYS 1000 WORDS

by Caron Ward - Marketing Executive.

So why do we still use so many words? Or maybe we should take heed from Phil Hansen and use 1000 words to make a picture?

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EVER BEEN A KID?

by Dave Barry - Learning Consultant.

Hands up if you’d still like to be one? If so, read on… If you’ve just put your hand down – you still need to keep reading!

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CLIENT WANTS TO GO MOBILE?

by Gary Whitfield - Instructional Systems Designer.

It took me a long time to join the revolution and get a smartphone.

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VIRTUAL REALITY OR MYTH?

by Jeremy Miles - Learning Solutions Architect.

A perspective on the application of virtual environments in skills development.

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LIVING AND BREATHING LEARNING

by Tim Clague - Lifelong learner, storyteller & scriptwriter.

If you’re in L&D you need to live and breathe learning.

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HOW TO BUILD A COACHING CULTURE IN WORK TEAMS

by Professor David Clutterbuck.

Ground rules for embedding coaching within work teams.

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REVERSE MENTORING

by Professor David Clutterbuck.

The two main forms of reverse mentoring are technical and diversity.

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MORE THAN JUST A TOY

by Alex Barker - Financial Administrator.

Play is just as essential in the workplace for adults for personal growth and continuous skills development.

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