At this year’s CIPD Learning and Development Show, Gary Cookson did a presentation on the Modern Learning Professional. Using a cleverly written poem, Gary reflected on his initial experience of learning as a secondary school teacher, the early years of Continue reading A Modern Learning Professional
On Sunday 18th March 2018, a team of swimmers, cyclists and runners from around the UK, Europe and beyond, joined together to complete a relay Iron Man in aid of Sport Relief 2018 and you can still donate here. Braving Continue reading #IronTweeps The Movie
Christmas wouldn’t be christmas if I didn’t put my hands to some form of Christmas digital goodness and this year it’s been a pleasure to work on this one for DPG. This year, we’ve opted for a nice, simply worded Continue reading DPG Community Merry Christmas
I was a fond fan of this question as soon as I saw it. The fact that the question was around creating ‘good’ quality voice recordings appealed to me. If there’s one thing I’ve discovered along the way, a ‘bad’ Continue reading Good quality voice recordings – What microphones and software without breaking the bank?
Twitter is a powerful tool and nowadays, I couldn’t be without it. It’s firmly in my toolkit of digital platforms that I find incredibly useful. But it hasn’t always been that way. Like many, when I first heard about Twitter Continue reading #IDrewAPigeon: Want to Learn How To Use Twitter?
CIPD L&D Show An Artistic View CIPD L&D Show was this week. I had planned to make it down for at least one day. A change in plans meant that I didn’t in the end. No worries. The flurry of activity Continue reading CIPD L&D Show
Learning at Work week is next week from 15th – 19th May and it was a pleasure earlier on this week to have a chat with Julia Wright, the National Director at Campaign for Learning. I’m a fan of the Continue reading Learning at Work Week
Introduction Is the experiment over? Have you changed tactics? What have you learned? They’re great questions and much appreciated. Thank you. Seeing as they’ve been asked, they deserve an answer. I’ve been thinking about these over the past few weeks Continue reading Experiment, tactics and learnings from Twitter
More than 12 million adults in the UK lack basic digital skills. That’s according to the work of Go ON UK and later Doteveryone over several years. They’ve been working hard to highlight this problem and how it affects both Continue reading How are you developing your digital skills?
In my role as a Digital Learning Specialist, one of the challenges I find is keeping up with all the knowledge needed to do my job. Digital is massive. There’s so much to learn with the software I use. Videos, Continue reading Creating a personal knowledge store using Slack