I-love learning

Un punto de encuentro para amantes de la formación y de las nuevas tecnologías aplicadas al aprendizaje.

AUTHOR: Mike Byrne

Digital transformation top of the list for Heads of HR

Nothing quite spells the end of summer like the obligatory first day of school photos, followed by the rush to get into London to attend the annual and now increasingly “must attend” event, LearningLive. The conference has grown from strength to strength in recent years and the ability to talk to senior decision makers from L&D and Human Capital Management is particularly invaluable.

Consumerisation of learning (II)

In part one of this blog series I explored the changing digital landscape affecting L&D professionals today and relevance of traditional learning methodologies to the modern learner, if you missed this article you can review it here. In this follow-up piece, I want to start to take a look at how specific approaches are disrupting the status quo within the digital learning sector and re-engaging our learners.

At Netex, we like to think we are unique, for many reasons! …

Consumerisation of Learning (I)

I am going to start by asking the readers a question, based on the assumption that most of the audience will be involved in L&D and more specifically Learning Technologies in some way or another:

What happened the last time you were at a social event and you were asked the very British question, “So what do you do?” Invariably when I say eLearning, the response falls into one of two categories:

  1. “Oh, what is that then?”
  2. “Oh… yes, I

Three is the magic number!

or perhaps “Good things come in threes”, or maybe “Three times a charm”?

But I am not here to merely quote random sayings associated with the number three! I want to look at how the combination of three elements can be utilised to produce engaging learning programmes, that really work. We as L&D professionals are under even more pressure than ever to deliver learning solutions that deliver impactful business results. But in a world of Facebook, What’s App and Twitter, …

It’s good to talk… to Netex!

What a show Learning Technologies 2016 turned out to be for Netex. Sandwiched between exhibiting at BETT and our own event “i-lovelearning 2016” in Madrid on February 12th, this certainly is a busy time of the year for us. But not only is this a busy time but hugely exciting too, with two new solution launches at Learning Technologies, we arrived at the show with a huge sense of anticipation…

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LT16 was billed as one of …

Transformational Technology for the Classroom

We recently ran a session at the eLearning Network event (#beyondclicknext) in London. During our session we looked at our new Smart Content solution, which utilises learning analytics to transform the use of digital content in the classroom for both teachers and students alike. By decoupling the content from the LMS and giving teacher real time information and projected outcomes, we can promote the concept that “Content is King” and give teachers the tools to really embrace digital content as …

What’s New for 2016, Netex?

These are exciting times for Netex, we’re about to see the culmination of months of hard work by our developers and product team with the release of a new range of solutions. To celebrate these efforts and to have a night out at a swanky London venue, we held a launch event at the uber cool IceTank venue in the heart of London’s Covent Garden on Wednesday 7th October.

We invited clients, partners and industry experts to our first …

Back to school… bridging the skills gap

Summer (or the concept of…) will soon become a distant memory. Social media feeds now see pictures of beaches replaced by the obligatory shots of children in their new uniforms stood in front of doors. As our minds turn back to education and the term-time ahead, it got me thinking about how does education prepare the students of today to be the workforce of tomorrow…

There can be no doubt that children nowadays are most definitely digital natives! Just take …

The Festive Period – a time for reflection… Part One

As thoughts turn to mince pies, mulled wine and turkey dinners, perhaps it’s also a good time to reflect on the changes we have seen in 2014 but for the purposes of this blog, we’ll restrict these to Learning Technology changes!! Maybe slightly more interesting, how these advancements compared to what we might have predicted at the start of the year. Like any industry, when January comes along, we look at trends and innovation for the year ahead. In fact …

London Book Fair – a digital standstill?

We like to think Netex is unique (for various reasons!) but one of these is due to the services we offer to both corporate customers and educational publishers. It is this work with publishers, that allows me to visit London Book Fair , and I went along on April 8th for my third annual visit.

I like going to LBF, it’s different to the usual corporate focussed Learning Technology events we attend and provides me with some new perspectives. …