Blog

Find our thoughts, suggestions and tips for Facilitators,
Trainers & Learning Designers here.

  • Facilitating the Creative Process

    There are so many factors that influence the way that a structured creative thinking process unfolds that it’s not surprising

  • How do we continue to make learning relevant?

    To what extent does the design of a learning environment need to recognise the context within which the learning will be applied? This great question was asked during a recent RSVP train the trainer programme and it raises some interesting thoughts about the learning design process and the extent to which we can make the learning experiences we offer, and the environment we create, relevant to the learner so that learning is more easily transferred back into the ‘real world’.

  • The Importance of Reflection in the Experiential Learning Process: 8 Ideas to Consider

    Reflection is an essential stage within the Kolb Experiential Learning Cycle for learners, as Experiential Learning is more than simply ‘learning by doing’.

    Here are 8 ideas to consider which encourages opportunities for reflection & will make you a better designer of experiential learning 😉

  • Navigating Disruption, Singapore Workshop

    The focus of the workshop was around Navigating Disruption, whether it is out of your control, or something which could have been foreseen, and building a culture which can respond effectively to those changes.

  • Essentials of Experiential Learning, Singapore Workshop

    An introductory full day workshop with our Singaporean reseller, All Lined Up, around the essentials of experiential learning activities.

  • How can we run workshops that genuinely support effective leadership development?

    We discuss what we use as the 4 key aspects to include in any effective leadership development workshop.

    We cannot ‘develop leaders’ through short, isolated interventions. However, we can identify some of the demands of leaders and help them to develop skills that will strengthen their leadership skills.

  • Learning at Work Week: Being Creative & Curious!

    We are giving away 5 free resources to ignite curiosity and develop creative thinking skills in celebration of Learning at Work Week. Download them now!

  • Is coaching a key skill for successful leadership?

    We discuss the four key aspects of leadership which suggest what leaders need to do. However, this overview of purposeful leadership activity does not consider how leaders are working with their people.

    When you drill down and ask questions about how leaders must work with their teams to achieve these goals, you constantly come back to some basic processes: consultation, questioning, listening and coaching.

  • Is the Kolb Experiential Learning Cycle still relevant in this age of instant information?

    Is Kolb’s Experiential Learning Cycle still relevant today for facilitators & learners, while social & mobile learning allows instant access to information?

  • Building Resilience in Learners: 10 Things Any Educator Can Do

    Ten things any educator, or trainer, can do for building resilience in their learners. Using experiential training activities to enhance resilience skills.