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 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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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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On the 23th of May 2019 and after three years of project duration the responsible ‘blink‘ team has now drawn their conclusion at the closing conference. The abbreviation ‘blink‘ stands in for ‘berufsbezogen lernen inklusiv‘ – German for ‘inclusive occupational learning‘. DEKRA Media, the mmb Institute and the IMBSE GmbH have conceptualised and executed the […]

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Our digital lifestyle is changing the way in which we inform ourselves, in which we read and learn. While in the past, we thought in terms of courses, learning processes had to be “organized” and we bought an entire book to gain knowledge about a topic, we are today looking for small learning nuggets that […]

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Blisteringly fast texting and impeccable selfie taking – almost all adolescents today have mastered certain smartphone skills. But having to create a presentation in Microsoft PowerPoint or having to build staff planning schedules in Microsoft Excel makes many apprentices sweat. How can this be changed? This is the topic of our latest short documentary “Communication […]

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The DEKRA representation in Brussels invited to a highly interesting discussion with renowned political and economic representatives, titled “Digitization, skills, and the labor market – growing potentials, new requirements”, on Nov. 22, 2018. After a short introduction by DEKRA’s Executive Vice President Training, Dietmar Metzger, and hosted by Oliver Deiters, Head of Global External Affairs […]

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Nigel Paine talks to learning & performance consultant and researcher Will Thalheimer about course evaluation and in particular the Kirkpatrick/Katzell model and his own new LTEM model. Links: Will Thalheimer’s Blog www.worklearning.com Video courtesy of Learning Now TV

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Machines that “arrange” their own maintenance, update themselves and order replacement parts. Work pieces that “know“ what they have to do and which final product they belong to. Maintenance engineers who read operations manuals on their smart glasses. All of these are a part of industry 4.0. Many branches – be it in production or […]

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