Category Archives: Education theory and design

Attitude determines the keepers from the write offs!

I have previously written of the need to deliberately develop attitude in your team or your students. See How to get the X Factor. In this article from Steve Tobak, he identifies the very behaviours we should foster in our employees … Continue reading

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Designing Business Qualifications for 21st Century Learners

Business and Skills At present there is an under-utilisation of skills, talent and expertise in New Zealand’s organisations. Just ask anyone who works in a large organisation, and they will tell you then getting people productive and performing is a … Continue reading

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I have been away from the laptop….

Hello everyone, I have been very busy with other projects and have neglected this blog. I have many more posts in the pipeline, and I sure you will be interested to read them. In the meantime you might enjoy my … Continue reading

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From training person to personal trainer

Following on from Jess Suter’s PR tips, Christopher Barrat gives the community a few more pointers for a more consultative approach to training. If learning and development professionals want to have a real impact on their businesses then there is … Continue reading

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Live online learning for improved business performance

I have written about the next to teach, coach or manage from anywhere anytime in a previous post.  In this post Colin Steed explains the benefits of live learning opportunities. Posted by Colin Steed in Learning technologieson Wed, 09/21/2011 – … Continue reading

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Creating an online community for learning

Last week I wrote about my experiences in supporting teachers, and students to create practice portfolios. As a result of that work, I concluded there was a need for groups of learners to be able to work together in a … Continue reading

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Practice Portfolios

Creating a practice portfolio requires you to review and adapt not just your activities and your practice but your values and beliefs about your practice. See Peter Drucker for a reminder about who is responsible for our professional development. Click … Continue reading

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