At the Aldingbourne Trust, a West Sussex based enterprising charity which supports adults with learning disabilities, eLearning isn’t just saving valuable charity resources, it’s also directly helping to engage and retain staff. Declaring the Trust a winner of a top Charity Learning Award 2012, judges said they were particularly impressed with the impact of eLearning on staff motivation.
Skills – Third Sector is calling upon employers to prioritise investment in staff development, which it says is critical for charities to succeed in increasingly difficult economic circumstances.
What’s on your learning technology horizon for 2013? What were your learning highlights and lowlights of 2012? We asked some Charity Learning Award winners and Learning Technology experts for their review of the last 12 months, and their predictions for the year ahead. We’d love to hear about your experience of L&D in 2012 and the challenges that you see ahead, so please add your comments at the end…
It may not be the biggest show on earth yet, but it’s certainly the biggest learning event in the L&D calendar in Europe… Yes, we’re talking about Learning Technologies and Learning & Skills, the not-to-be missed, annual L&D extravaganza at Olympia 2, London at the end of January – 29th & 30th January 2013 to be precise.
The Royal National Lifeboat Institution, one of the best loved charities in the United Kingdom and Ireland, has scooped a top accolade at the Charity Learning Awards 2012, impressing judges with a well designed Learning Zone which puts learners’ needs at its heart.