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Building a learning culture – an interview with Nigel Paine

Written on Jan 25, 2022 4:22:42 PM

This is the second article in our series on learning culture. Nigel Paine, learning and leadership expert, international speaker and author of several books, talks to Rise Up about how to build a learning culture. In particular, he discusses four key elements that he says need to be in place in order for a learning culture to flourish: empowerment, trust, engagement and leadership.

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What is a learning culture?

Written on Jan 13, 2022 11:45:00 AM

We are starting the year with a series of articles on learning culture – what constitutes a learning culture, the key elements that need to be in place, the benefits of having a learning culture and how to build one. This first article focuses on What is a learning culture?

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Rise Up: Support through the learning leaders' challenges of 2022

Written on Jan 7, 2022 12:58:00 PM

With 2022 having just begun, many of us are still planning for the year ahead. Those of us within the training sector will, once again, be navigating tricky and often unfamiliar terrain. The world of work has been irrevocably altered by the pandemic, and new solutions are required to meet the needs of today’s businesses.

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How much does an LMS cost?

Written on Dec 13, 2021 1:19:53 PM

When deciding whether to invest in new software, cost is one of the most significant aspects to consider. However, this isn’t a simple case of comparing price tags. Each programme will have a unique set of features which need to be taken into account. So, when you’re asking yourself about LMS costs, you need to weigh up your spend against the potential benefits to your business.

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Digitise your training programme with an LMS platform

Written on Dec 7, 2021 9:02:00 AM

Nowadays, more companies than ever are turning to learning management systems (LMS) to manage and digitise their training. From large businesses to SMEs, companies far and wide are turning to LMSs en masse to train their employees. However, the process isn’t totally smooth for everyone. You might be struggling with outdated tech, using a platform that doesn’t encourage learner engagement, or just reluctant to leave the old-fashioned way behind.

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Three ways to improve learner engagement using an LMS

Written on Dec 1, 2021 9:56:00 AM

As more companies come to understand the importance of learning and development to business performance, an aspect that can be hard to master is employee engagement. It’s all well and good to have a training solution in place, but if your workforce does not effectively interact with the material, they are unlikely to benefit. To make the most of your investment, you must ensure that employees are motivated to successfully participate in any training you provide.

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What does learning look like in a hybrid workplace?

Written on Nov 22, 2021 10:42:55 PM

A lot of research has been conducted recently into the make-up of the modern workplace and it all says the same thing: that post-pandemic, most organisations will continue to offer a blend of office and remote working. However, even though business leaders know the future is hybrid, surprisingly few are actively preparing for it.

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10 things to consider before choosing your LMS platform

Written on Nov 20, 2021 9:15:00 AM

A few years ago, many of us may have been unfamiliar with learning management platforms. Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, though, e-learning has become part and parcel of working life like never before. Even companies whose staff are back in the office have recognised the continued benefits of blended learning, and it’s clear that the approach is here to stay.

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Is your blended learning approach working? How to evaluate it

Written on Nov 17, 2021 9:12:00 AM

Nowadays, it’s not enough to implement just one type of learning method into your training programmes. To ensure learners are able to build up a robust set of skills and knowledge efficiently, programs need to make use of as many learning methods as possible—from e-learning and face-to-face learning, to virtual learning and social learning.

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7 reasons why you should use a learning management system (LMS)

Written on Nov 15, 2021 10:00:00 AM

For businesses big and small, finding a training approach that addresses all company requirements can be tricky. Choosing to use a learning management system (LMS) for your training needs allows you to offer the same high quality teaching to all of your company’s employees—and that’s just one of many advantages!

In this article we’re going to provide 7 great reasons to invest in an LMS for your company.