It is undisputed that forgetting is a normal mechanism of the brain. In the face of an ever-increasing flood of information, it is also an important aid. In the new learning insights format „standpoint“, Wolfgang Reichelt reports on how to ensure that as much of the newly learned information as possible is retained by learners […]

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The digitisation of work and learning also poses great challenges for globally active businesses such as Bayer AG. In an interview with Learning Insights, Andreas Schön of the Learning & Training department at Bayer gives an overview of chances and perspectives of digital formats for further education and explains the decisive influence management has on […]

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In times of digital change, the lack of qualified software developers presents many businesses with great challenges. In conversation with Learning Insights, Andreas Strutz, head of the lean academy group of the Volkswagen academy, presents with which new methods for example Volkswagen is now trying to attract and qualify new skilled workers. Additonal infos on […]

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The term “agility” long predates the agile manifesto of 2001. What is the basic idea behind it? And how can it be distinguished itself from the concept of a learning organisation? These are only two of the questions Dr. Peter Littig discusses with the education expert and marketing coach Paul Maisberger. In addition, they talk […]

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In September of last year, the first “Lernstatt” conference „HAUSBAU” took place as part of the project vierpunkteins, for which we have now produced a short documentary film. Goal of the project vierpunkteins is to build a transfer network that advances the digitisation in the field of construction. This is because an enormous backlog demand […]

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In the second part of their conversation, Dr. Peter Littig and Matthias Bertagnolli of the Farmer’s Association of South Tyrol discuss the role of traditional forms of learning in further education. In addition, they explain why individual problem-solving skills become more and more important along with self-organised learning. Information about the Farmer’s Association of South […]

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Learning 4.0 and agriculture: how does this go together? In conversation with Matthias Bertagnolli, head of the Cooperative of Further Education of the Farmer’s Association of South Tyrol, Dr. Peter Littig sheds light on how digital the nature of agriculture already is and where there is still backlog demand. Second part of the discussion: Learning […]

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Immediate dialogue with policy makers on the state of continuous vocational training in the age of digital transformation Why is there a need for courageous concepts of learning in the age of digital transformation, in order to ensure peoples’ employability in the future? It was this question that I was able to pursue as part […]

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In June – as punctual as in previous years – the new DEKRA labour market report was released, again showcasing some surprising results. In the past months, the global economic development has slowed down a bit. For many businesses, the great optimism of the previous years has vanished. In addition, the latest projections of economists […]

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Vocational training and education has to keep up with the changed requirements the “world of work 4.0” imposes on its professionals. Professor Friedrich Hubert Esser, President of the Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training, talks to Dr. Peter Littig about the changes that are already happening and the ones we can expect within the […]

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