It’s good to talk

Even though we talk all the time, it seems that practice doesn’t always make perfect. According to Hesketh Emden, a little training can make all the difference to the art of communication…

Q&A with Charles Jennings: 70:20:10 in Action

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We put Charles Jennings in the hot seat, to answer your questions about 70:20:10.

Please can we have some more eLearning?

A new blended induction programme has been a huge success at Victim Support. Not only has it saved substantial money and engaged staff, managers are now asking for more bespoke eLearning content to be created in-house.

Meeting the skills needs of the third sector

How do you ensure staff and volunteers have the essential skills they need to meet increasing demands when you only have a limited budget? Find out at our FREE seminar.

HT2 and CLC join forces to provide next gen learning for the third sector with Learning Locker

HT2 and the Charity Learning Consortium have entered into a new partnership agreement to help bring the Open Source Learning Record Store, Learning Locker, to the third sector.

7 Deadly Strategies for Increasing Learner Engagement


L&D teams are sometimes at a loss as to why learners aren’t engaging with their content and applying it in the workplace. That’s why Towards Maturity have come up with these 7 strategies to help you build staff engagement.

Engaging Today’s Online Learner


Engaging today’s online learner can be a tough task – when you’ve spent countless hours developing your content to the point where it’s ready for consumption, suddenly, you’ve got to figure out how your staff and volunteers will engage with it and put it to maximum use. Laura Overton reveals some helpful tips.

Putting Social Technologies to Work


There are certain phrases you are unlikely to hear and one of those that springs to my mind is “please don’t put your mobile phone down, I’d love you to spend some more time using it.” The mobile device has become a much loved and/or much demonised instrument, I love it, and here’s why….

Where to Start with Online Classrooms

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Feeling overwhelmed by virtual classrooms, online learning and everything ‘e’ enabled? Jo Cook has some great advice on overcoming fears and getting started.

It’s all in the blend

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In just three years Addaction has embraced a technology-led learning strategy, and hired its own instructional designer to create bespoke eLearning – saving a staggering £780,000. This vision has been driven by Velda Barnes, Head of L&D, ensuring Addaction was a worthy winner of the Charity Learning Award 2014 for Organisational Buy-in. Velda will sharing her story at the Learning Technologies Conference in January 2015.

eLearning inspires Barnardo’s fundraisers

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Barnardo’s used a wide range of learning technologies to create an engaging self-directed learning programme for its fundraisers – creating a blueprint for future approaches to training at the children’s charity. Judges of the Charity Learning Awards 2014 were so impressed with the imaginative use of technology, they declared it the winner of the award for Most Effective Use of Moodle for Blended Learning.

eLearning supports a coaching culture

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Southern Housing Group used eLearning as part of an imaginative, blended approach to training in-house coaches. In doing so, they saved money, engaged staff, and successfully established a coaching culture – all on a shoestring budget. As a result, they also scooped the Charity Learning Award 2014 for the Best Use of Resources.

Loving her LMS!

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Nicola Tyzack, Charity L&D Professional of the Year, chats to Susie Finch about learning technologies, Moodle, MOOCs and mentoring…

ELearning superstars 2014

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Elearning doesn’t have to be boring! The winners of the Charity Learning Awards 2014 are proof that using technology as part of an imaginative, blended approach to L&D can save time and money – and inspire learners. Martin Baker, CEO of the Charity Learning Consortium, says it’s time to celebrate the positive benefits that learning technologies can bring.

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