A question that people often ask me is if I think that using mobile devices across the board in vocational education makes sense. My answer is always: “Certainly!“ The benefits are obvious: Digitisation changes the requirements for vocational education. In many companies, tablets are commonly used tools. Of course, it makes sense that apprentices get […]

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Which skills do managers need today? And according to which criteria should they be prioritised? Patrick Merke of the „Frankfurter Akademie“ has analysed a large number of studies about these questions with the Institute for Leadership Culture in a digital age . In this interview with Learning Insights, he talks about the results of their […]

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How does modern knowledge management contribute to corporate success and employee satisfaction within an organisation? In conversation with “Learning Insights”, Jörn Gebhardt, divisional manager at the headquarters of the German Federal Employment Agency, discusses this and other questions and offers a preview of his vision for the Federal Agency in 2025. ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. Image sources: © […]

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The Wuppertaler Kreis e.V. – Federal Association for Training and Development is the association of leading suppliers of further training. More than 1.3 million professionals and business leaders have taken part in its training events in 2019. As in the previous years, the Wuppertaler Kreis has once more published its study “Trends in Further training” […]

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Do you still remember your first job application? I wrote mine in the eighties at the end of my time as a student on my old typewriter, which my father had left me. I spent a whole weekend typing on the gray-colored “Triumph Adler” for this. But it was worth it! Because a short time […]

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How can an organisation spark enthusiasm for the challenges of digitisation amongst its staff? HR manager and member of the board of Phoenix Contact, Professor Gunther Olesch, discusses with Dr. Peter Littig why a shared vision often has more of an effect than simple facts about the company’s objectives. They also talk about the role […]

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How can we make the best out of working from home? Nigel Paine spends many hours working from home during the corona lockdown. In this video, he shares his top tips for successfully working from home and explains why you can’t compare hours worked from home and hours worked in the office. ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. Image sources: […]

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When the corona crisis caused lessons to be moved to the digital world, it became very clear very quickly that many educational facilities lacked both the technical infrastructure and the necessary know how. But how are pupils supposed to develop media skills if the institutions are not adequately equipped? In his new video, Wolfgang Reichelt […]

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In his talk with “Learning Insights”, university lecturer and consultant Peter Baumgartner discusses why the human factor will continue to play a decisive role in the learning process in spite of new digital possibilities. More about Peter Baumgartner : www.peterbaumgartner.at

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L&D professionals who rely on technology as a panacea will fail, says Nigel Paine. His new video summarises why it is people, after all, who make technology work – and not the other way around. ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. Image sources: © guteksk7 – stock.adobe.com

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