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Here you can read about our latest blog posts, news and keep up to date on any events that we are attending.
The Changing Role of L&D Part 2: The Power of Collaboration
The role of today's L&D practitioner is changing, and one of the things that the modern workplace needs are collaborators. In the second of our four-part series, Thinqi Ambassador Steve Finch looks at how you can work with each of your stakeholders to inform your L&D strategy, maximise results and bring your organisation up to scratch with the top performers.
The Changing Role of L&D Part 1: What Do Practitioners Need to Be?
The learning landscape of the modern workforce is undergoing a radical transformation. L&D is changing, and in order for us to adapt, it's time for us to rethink the role of the L&D practitioner. In the first of our four-part series, CDSM Thinqi Ambassador Steve Finch looks at how the role of today's practitioner is shifting.
What's Trending in L&D? - Our 4 Key Takeaways from World of Learning 2018
What's creating a buzz in L&D at the moment? CDSM's Thinqi Ambassador Steve Finch shares his 4 key takeaways from World of Learning 2018, which took place on 16th-17th October.
Learning in the Modern Workplace Part 4: Using Measurement to Inform Your Curriculum
Measurement, when used well, provides a tool for L&D managers to be able to demonstrate the true value of L&D to leadership. But did you know it can also be used to help inform your curriculum? In the final blog post of our four-part series, Head of Sales and Accounts Nick Davies explores how measurement can help you make the most of your L&D.
Learning in the Modern Workplace Part 3: Why is Engagement so Important?
The more engaged employees are, the more productive, positive and motivated your workforce – and the greater the return on ROI. In the third part of our four-part series, Head of Sales and Accounts Nick Davies reveals the strategies you can use to maximise engagement in your organisation.
Learning in the Modern Workplace Part 2: The Value of Informal Learning Libraries
What is an informal learning library and why include it in your L&D strategy? In the second part of our four-part series, Head of Sales and Accounts Nick Davies explores how the informal library provides such benefits as reduced cost, reduced admin effort, greater engagement and greater motivationl.
Learning in the Modern Workplace Part 1: What Does Modern Learning Look Like?
In this blog post, Head of Sales and Accounts Nick Davies defines the modern learner and explores some of the changes that are taking place in the modern workplace today.
The 5 Key L&D Trends We Noticed at the CIPD L&D Show
CDSM's Head of Business Development Steve Finch shares the 5 key trends from the 2018 CIPD L&D show, which we attended at the end of April.
Make a Difference with Your Work Experience
Sam wanted real-life experience in a role that matched his interests in computer science. Sam got himself a week's work experience with CDSM, Wales' leading education technology company. Be like Sam!
On the Job Training: Overcoming the Challenges
On the job training! It’s great right? What could be better? You’re learning in a real-world environment, from another trained professional, and in a way that allows you to contribute to company productivity. In theory it should be a winner every time.