What I Learned in June 2019

What I Learned in June 2019 covers working with a developer as a Subject Matter Expert, searching on a Padlet board and the anti-clotting medication Warfarin. https://vimeo.com/357031779 Data Analytics - Working with a Developer In What I Learned in March 2019 I spoke about data analytics.  Data analytics continues to…

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Continuous Learning Events and Activities – for Adult Learner’s Week and Beyond

Adult Learners Week is on 1-8 September 2019. The week is about championing and building lifelong learning skills and practices. It provides a great opportunity to promote continuous learning in your organisation, community of practice or other groups.  To encourage learning professionals to make most of this opportunity I recently…

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Lifelong Learning Beyond Formal Education

Many people mistake the word ‘learning’ as synonymous with ‘schooling’. Whilst formal education is one important element of lifelong learning, it’s not the only element. Lifelong learning is much more expansive than that. In 2017 my alma mater, the University of Southern Queensland (USQ), invited me to speak at a…

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Take Action on Learning Culture

“Building a learning culture – yeah, right! It’s okay for the likes of Microsoft who’ve got heaps of money and a leader who gets it.  Or a funky start-up where everyone’s job is to try new things and get it wrong while they hang out in beanbags." "Try being in…

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Learning at the Pace of Disruption

The concept of the learning organisation is making a resurgence.  This time round you’ll hear the term ‘learning culture.’  Perhaps you’ve noticed it popping up in leadership publications and events.  It may feel like a fad.  If you’ve been around long enough you’ve seen it before.  It had a flash…

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What I Learned In May 2019

May 2019 was full on. I was working on content for my new website while working through anxiety about business growth. Lots of learning opportunities.  Watch the video for full discussion of three things I learned, or read abridged version with hyperlinks below the video. https://vimeo.com/346694349 Atomic Habits by James…

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What I Learned in April 2019

What I Learned in April video covers: 1) Evidence-informed practice for learning professions 2) Gyroscope as a metaphor for learning culture 3) Otter.ai voice transcription tool https://vimeo.com/340100511 Evidence-Informed Practice I posted on LinkedIn during the month about learning myths and asked people to share ideas and practices that were perpetuated…

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Australian Workplace Learning Conference Wrap #AWLC2019

In this video Michelle reflects on key themes from the Australian Workplace Learning Conference: (1) Shift from training first practices (2) Adoption of a performance mindset Below the video is a summary of these themes. Michelle will curate and share her notes from all sessions she attended in a separate…

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What I Learned in March 2019

The three things I have picked to talk about what I learned in March 2019 are: Mental Models Data Analytics for learning professionals What we can learn from blue zones about longevity Watch the video to hear what I learned and/or read the summary below 1. Mental Models In March…

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What I Learned in February 2019

The three I’ve picked for February's ‘What I Learned’ video: Artificial Intelligence and the future of the learning profession Skill gap across the learning profession Workshops - less is better Watch the video to hear what I learned and/or read the summary below. 1. Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the Future…

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That’s where Michelle Ockers comes in

I can help you to achieve your aspirations to transform learning in your organisation in a range of very practical ways. I can help accelerate your learningtransformation regardless of the sector and scale of your organisation, the size of your learning team, or where you are on your modern learning journey. Contact me for a discussion.