Look for What’s Working with Learning in Organisations

It's your choice - do you want to put your energy and attention into what's not working with learning in organisations? Or do you want to put it into what is working and what will keep learning professionals and teams relevant and effective? Whether you believe that L&D is crippled…

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Dr Alastair Rylatt Award for L&D Professional of the Year 2019

On Thursday 17 October 2019 the Australian Institute of Training and Development held their annual Excellence Awards gala dinner.  I was joined by a group of friends, who also happen to be industry colleagues, for a night of celebration.  We were there to recognise and celebrate the work being done…

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Future Ready Learning Community Update

Six weeks ago I put out a call for expressions of interest in a Future Ready Learning Community.  I did this by posting the video below on LinkedIn and Twitter.  In this video I share my aspiration to help address the challenges of ensuring that the learning profession remains relevant,…

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Australian Public Service Community of Practice Workshop

Today I joined the Australian Public Service's Learning and Development (L&D) Community of Practice (COP) to run a two-hour workshop.  My thanks to the community facilitator, Diane Hickman, for inviting me to facilitate a session. I ran a professional development session for the group called 'The L&D Profession: How to…

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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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Are Learning Professionals Being the Adults?

Michelle Ockers outlines the future of learning while confronting the limitations of learning professionals. “The profession is divided.  Some are highly capable and progressive.  Many are unable to manage their own learning, let alone enable others to learn and perform better.” In recent years the conversation between learning professionals has…

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AITD Excellence Awards 2015 – Thank You to my Scenius

On Friday 27 November 2015 I attended the annual Australian Institute of Training and Development Excellence Awards. These awards recognise achievement in training, learning and organisational development. My team in Supply Chain at Coca-Cola Amatil was a finalist in the new award category of ‘Best Use of Social/Collaborative Learning. I was…

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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.