The democratisation of learning

The democratisation of learning

Learning at Work Week runs from 16-22 May and aims to put the spotlight on the importance and benefits of learning and development. It promotes an inclusive approach and supports the extension of opportunities to learn to all employees. At Symposium, we recognise the...
Resolutions? Being resolute will do

Resolutions? Being resolute will do

Forget resolutions and focus on being resolute about learning. I am SO over New Year’s Resolutions.  They may work for some folks in creating new habits or shedding old ones people no longer desire but generally, there’s something a bit cliched about them that just...
The un-domestication of learning

The un-domestication of learning

I read a recent article on the Coywolf.  It’s a new breed born from cross-breeding of North American Timberwolves, feral domesticated Dogs and Coyotes.  As a result, this breed is now the best of 3 types: doesn’t fear man as much as it used to so it ventures into more...
What do we really mean by digitisation of learning?

What do we really mean by digitisation of learning?

Our good friend in knowledge – Wikipedia – says that learning is the act of acquiring new, or modifying and reinforcing, existing knowledge, behaviors, skills, values, or preferences. We now prefix a lot of things with the word “digital” and so we have...
The dawn of the miniaturisation of learning

The dawn of the miniaturisation of learning

Wind back to September 2000. There was no iTunes; AOL & Time Warner had just merged; Windows had released Win2000 and the dot com bubble was about to burst. Moreover if you would show the mobile device you use everyday to the one the you of 15 years ago was using,...