Latest Blog Posts

What makes a successful L&D partner

Written by: Stephanie Morgan
Posted on: 15 February 2018

Stephanie Morgan lays out the attributes that make for a good L&D business partner.

Modernise, modernise

Written by: Barry Johnson
Posted on: 13 February 2018

Barry Johnson underlines the importance of updating your learning.

A hectic week to kick the year off

Posted on: 5 February 2018

Jon Kennard looks back at a few busy days.

Who is responsible for learning transfer?

Written by: Paul Matthews
Posted on: 2 February 2018

Is it L&D, or the line managers?

Building successful multinational operations with better business communications

Written by: Armin Hopp
Posted on: 30 January 2018

Armin Hopp knows how much more successful businesses with a language-focused communications strategy are. Do you?

Why learning culture is so important

Written by: Stephanie Morgan
Posted on: 30 January 2018

Stephanie Morgan takes a look at why learning culture is so important in the modern workplace.

Why did I choose TLDC18?

Written by: Bethany Taylor
Posted on: 29 January 2018

Bethany Taylor is stateside reporting from this year's TLDC conference. But why did she go?

What can you do to improve your confidence at work?

Written by: Nick Gold
Posted on: 26 January 2018

Nick Gold gives us a few important pointers around mental health in the workplace.

Five ethical frameworks for coaches

Written by: Andrew Gibbons
Posted on: 25 January 2018

Andrew Gibbons talks ethics - here are a few different definitions for all the coaches out there.

Investment in learning

Written by: Barry Johnson
Posted on: 8 January 2018

Barry Johnson continues his look at Industry 4.0.

Gamification is… what, exactly?

Written by: David Squire
Posted on: 4 January 2018

David Squire tells us the difference between gamification and game-based learning.

From training to facilitation

Written by: Barry Johnson
Posted on: 28 December 2017

A question is how can we facilitate and improve facilitation if we don’t know how people learn? Is what we did as trainers valid? Hopefully, neuroscientists and psychologists will clarify this.

How L&D can tackle modern-day challenges

Written by: Stephanie Morgan
Posted on: 14 December 2017

Stephanie Morgan outlines the challenges of modern learning - and ways of overcoming them.

Change needs leadership

Written by: Barry Johnson
Posted on: 13 December 2017

Barry Johnson draws on a recent experience of change management and leadership.

The Learning Stack

Written by: Paul Matthews
Posted on: 4 December 2017

Paul Matthews introduces a five point model to help reflection as part of learning transfer

OEB preview 2: The future of our role and the part technology plays

Written by: Jo Cook
Posted on: 1 December 2017

Here's the second of Jo Cook's blogs looking her OEB17 topic, 'Taking the Uncertainty out of the Future Role of the L&D Professional'.

“I can never truly understand the lived experience of those who face daily ‘micro-aggressions’.”

Written by: Stephen Hart
Posted on: 29 November 2017

As the NHS Leadership Academy launches a system-wide intervention to increase the pace of change towards cultures of inclusion, Stephen Hart explores what it means to him.

OEB preview: Is your lack of self-development making your role redundant?

Written by: Jo Cook
Posted on: 28 November 2017

In December Jo Cook is speaking on behalf of TJ at the Online Educa conference in Berlin. Here's the first blog looking at her topic, 'Taking the Uncertainty out of the Future Role of the L&D Professional'.

Why I’ve changed the language on my phone

Written by: Stella Collins
Posted on: 24 November 2017

Stella Collins takes the next step on her Spanish learning journey. 

Our future at work

Written by: Barry Johnson
Posted on: 23 November 2017

Barry Johnson reminds us how much of the fourth Industrial Revolution is already here.

The holy grail of workforce performance improvement

Written by: Armin Hopp
Posted on: 22 November 2017

Armin Hopp says language learning will be the key differentiator for global business success.

How we can make sure managers thrive in the future

Written by: Stephanie Morgan
Posted on: 22 November 2017

Stephanie Morgan gives us four tips for better management.

How to be an effective leader

Written by: Nick Gold
Posted on: 15 November 2017

Nick Gold offers a look at the effective modern leader.

The AI revolution in learning

Written by: Barry Johnson
Posted on: 9 November 2017

Barry Johnson says L&D needs to adjust to AI in learning or suffer the consequences.

Learning analytics dashboards and automated nudges

Written by: Ross Garner
Posted on: 3 November 2017

Over the past few weeks of the University of Edinburgh’s MSc Digital Education programme, I’ve looked at big questions from learning analytics, getting started with analytics, and social network an

Learning from DJing. Yes really.

Written by: Jon Kennard
Posted on: 31 October 2017

TJ's editor brings two of his worlds together.

Soft skills will shape the workforce of the future

Written by: Armin Hopp
Posted on: 30 October 2017

Armin Hopp highlights the continuing importance of soft skills.

Management apprenticeships: Some early learning

Written by: Andrew Gibbons
Posted on: 26 October 2017

Andrew Gibbons chronicles his experience with some recent management workshops.

AI in learning: An introduction

Written by: Barry Johnson
Posted on: 25 October 2017

Barry Johnson gives us some AI definitions.

We are innately good at both healing and learning

Written by: Paul Matthews
Posted on: 23 October 2017

Paul Matthews says L&D could learn something from the healthcare experience.