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The Future of Learning is Here and it’s Served TV-style

The corporate learning marketplace has been under strain for some time now, following the influx of forward-thinking tools and resources such as video-based learning programs, free courses and MOOCs which cause older learning mechanisms to become more and more outdated. Recent findings show that most employees have reached a point of defeat when it comes [...]

19th July 2017|Industry News, Media Center|

Investing in Disabled South Africans for a Better Tomorrow

It’s a grim reality that disabled individuals around the globe face marginalisation and ableism which prevents them from having equal opportunities to enter the working world. In South Africa, it is no different as only 1% of the 2.9 million disabled individuals in the country are currently employed. In order to rectify this glaring problem, [...]

5th July 2017|Industry News, Media Center|

10 Best Practices for Blended Learning Strategies in 2017

“Blended learning” has become one of the buzz phrases in the realm of learning and development of late. Traditionally, the term refers to adding a digital component to instructor-led training or on-site education. Today technology has so many applications when it comes to digital learning that the blended approach has shifted to include the use [...]

28th June 2017|Industry News, Media Center|

Why Accelerating Workplace Learning is Important for Business

Has learning and development in the workplace been put on the backburner? The latest research from Deloitte indicates that this is often the case. Of the approximate 1,200 global organisations that were surveyed, it emerged that 74% currently focus on traditional learning methods that don’t empower employees to acquire new skills thus falling behind the [...]

14th June 2017|Industry News, Media Center|

Making Sense of the New Digital Learning Landscape

Making Sense of the New Digital Learning Landscape With the rapid innovation of digital content and technological tools in the world today, learning and development programs are constantly being reinvented for digital access thereby enabling individuals to learn in revolutionary new ways. We know that modern day platforms – like Google, Youtube, Facebook and Slack [...]

16th May 2017|Industry News, Media Center|

Embracing Individuality in Learning: Helping Every Learner Succeed

Todd Rose teaches educational neuroscience at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and is the co-founder of The Center for Individual Opportunity – an organization devoted to "the science of the individual and its implications for education, the workforce, and society." In his book, The End Of Average: How We Succeed in a World That [...]

25th April 2017|Industry News, Media Center|

Top tips to consider: WSPs and ATRs deadline looming

Now that skills development is one of three priority pillars of Broad-based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE), Workplace Skills Plans are more important for companies than ever before. As we previously wrote in our article Investing in Skills Development: Giving your Business the Upper Hand, complying with skills development allows companies to earn points and certain [...]

4th April 2017|Industry News, Media Center|

Making the most of Learnerships

In the view of Richard Rayne, CEO of iLearn, companies that are obliged by law to contribute to the country’s Skills Development Fund by paying the mandatory Skills Development Levy will find a number of important benefits if they include learnerships in their annual Workplace Skills Plan. A learnership is a work-based learning programme directly [...]

3rd April 2017|Industry News, Media Center|

The Journey of Skills Development in the Digital Era

Skills are important. There’s no denying that. Some might say they even help to define us. Whether physical, mental or social, our skills often make us who are – and who we are is constantly evolving as we develop and grow within the fast-paced world around us. In a professional sense, acquiring new skills is [...]

22nd March 2017|Industry News, Media Center|

Investing in Skills Development: Giving your Business the Upper Hand

This year, skills building remains high on the corporate agenda as the revised Broad-based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) Codes now stipulates that skills development is a priority element. By complying, businesses are able to earn points and rebates which includes recovering up to 20% of the mandatory grant from Skills Development Levies which is paid [...]

7th March 2017|Industry News, Media Center|