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…
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
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.
Virtual classrooms – feel the fear & do it anyway
Nicola Tyzack, Organisational Development Administrator at the National Autistic Society, chats about the benefits and challenges of using virtual classrooms – and gives her top tips for success.
Open Badges for eLearning
As Product Development Manager at Shaw Trust, Anand Yagnik develops, evaluates and implements products and service delivery elements. He aims to increase the scale and effectiveness of Shaw Trust – a national charity helping people facing disadvantage get into work, gain skills and take control of their futures.
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.
eLearning inspires Barnardo’s fundraisers
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.
Loving her LMS!
Nicola Tyzack, Charity L&D Professional of the Year, chats to Susie Finch about learning technologies, Moodle, MOOCs and mentoring…
eLearning supports a coaching culture
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.
Stroke Association: Avoiding the training ghetto
Kyla Lacey-Davidson, Digital & Online Learning Officer at Stroke Association and the winner of a special Charity Learning Award, talks about the usefulness of Twitter, how social media has evolved organically at Stroke Association, and her desire to avoid the training ghetto…
Achieving eLearning Success at National Deaf Children’s Society
A group of committed individuals at NDCS made a sound business case for eLearning within the organisation. Their efforts paid off, and by focusing on evaluation and clear evidence-based reporting of two pilot projects, they achieved their aim of organisation-wide implementation. Judges in the Charity Learning Awards 2013 were particularly impressed with this planned approach, which set foundations for success and NDCS were declared worthy winners of the award for Organisational Buy-In.
Avoiding the training ghetto
We caught up with Kyla Lacey-Davidson, Digital & Online Learning Officer at the Stroke Association and the winner of a special Charity Learning Award for her Outstanding Contribution to the Charity Learning Consortium community.
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