Case studies

Learning for life at the Cystic Fibrosis Trust

Learning for life at the Cystic Fibrosis Trust

Mental Health Awareness Week and Learning at Work Week fell at the same time this year. The Cystic Fibrosis Trust took the opportunity to focus on Learning for Life for a unique campaign for staff and volunteers. Angie Macknight, L&D Manager, shares the results...

Collaboration rocks!

Collaboration rocks!

Phil Maynard, recently named the Top Community Contributor in the Charity Learning Awards 2017, talks collaboration, curation and the changing face of learning and development. We’ve created an eLearning system with you, so learners can log-in directly from Office...

Appraisals: changing the culture at WDP

Appraisals: changing the culture at WDP

A new approach to appraisals at WDP, the drug and alcohol charity, completely transformed the process and engaged staff. Created on a shoestring budget, the project won a silver Charity Learning Award 2016 for Best Use of...

Award winning eLearning at Victim Support

Award winning eLearning at Victim Support

Victim SupportWith no budget, Victim Support’s learning and skills team used ingenuity to create a new data protection eLearning module in-house. With a clear focus on wanting to change behaviour, they showed a smart use of simple technology and supported management as they rolled out the new programme. Their holistic approach has had demonstrable results at Victim Support and went on to win the Charity Learning Award 2016 for the Best eLearning Programme.

Virtually the best!

Virtually the best!

Kibble
Kibble, one of the oldest charities in Scotland, won the Charity Learning Award 2016 for Best eLearning module design for creating a simple but engaging virtual tour of their campus, mainly using resources they already had to hand. We caught up with Marie Duncan, Kibble’s Learning and Development Manager, to find out the secrets to her team’s success.

eLearning and so much more!

eLearning and so much more!

The National Autistic Society has been a member of the Consortium for more than 10 years, what do they see as the main benefits of membership?

Learning at bpha: top down & bottom up

Learning at bpha: top down & bottom up

Keith Whitburn, former learning and development manager at Bedford based housing association bpha, explains how he meets the challenge of compulsory training, with support from a dynamic chief executive and leadership team that believe in leading by example.

eLearning is the cats’ whiskers!

eLearning is the cats’ whiskers!

An engaging eLearning activity at Cats Protection is helping the UKs leading cat charity save vital resources, empower staff and help meet its vision. Read on to find out how one short eLearning activity achieved all of that, and went on to win the Charity Learning Award 2015 for the Best eLearning module design.

No budget for learning resources? No problem!

No budget for learning resources? No problem!

Nicola Tyzack used creativity and determination to create online resources to engage and support eLearners at the National Autistic Society. Judges of the Charity Learning Awards 2015 were so impressed by her results, which she achieved with no budget at all, she won the award for the ‘Best use of resources’.

eLearning to the rescue…

eLearning to the rescue…

Stella O’Neill was faced with a seemingly impossible task, of proving that 3,000 staff at CRI were compliant in information security – but she had no budget, and a tight, two month deadline. With no experience in instructional design, but practical help from staff at Virgin Media and support from the wider eLearning community, she created an award winning eLearning module.

Employment charity wins eLearning award

Employment charity wins eLearning award

The Shaw Trust, the UK’s largest charity helping disabled and disadvantaged people into the workplace, has won a Charity Learning Award 2015 for its blended approach to supporting its clients.

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