Special offers and activities from our national partners and training organisations for Learning at Work Week 2018.


National headline supprter: Pearson

We’re the world’s learning company, with expertise in educational courseware and assessment, and a range of teaching and learning services powered by technology. Our products and services are used by millions of teachers and learners around the world every day. Our mission is to help people make progress in their lives through learning — because we believe that learning opens up opportunities, creating fulfilling careers and better lives.

In the UK, we are a leading awarding organisation providing a range of academic, vocational and professional qualifications from our Edexcel, BTEC and LCCI brands. We also offer products, support and services to training providers and employers in the planning, delivery and assessment of apprenticeships. www.pearson.com/uk

For Learning at Work Week 2018, Pearson will be supporting a range of activities including free webinars.


National activity partner: The Open University Business School (OUBS).
OUBS is the pioneer of online business education. Founded 30 years ago as part of The Open University, it is now a leading business and management education provider to both individuals and organisations, spanning commercial, public and voluntary sectors. For further information, visit: business-school.open.ac.uk

For Learning at Work Week 2018, The Open University Business School are running two special webinars.

Webinar 1: The opportunities and challenges of present day empowerment - how might empowerment be different in the future?

Wednesday 25 April 12.30 – 1.00pm Presented by Laurie Knell, Associate Lecturer, The Open University Business School. For HR and L&D colleagues.
Listen to the recording: http://business-school.open.ac.uk/events/webinar-opportunities-and-challenges-present-day-empowerment

Webinar 2: How empowered are you? Why you and your employer should care!

Monday 14 May  12.30 – 1.00pm  Presented by Laurie Knell, Associate Lecturer, The Open University Business School. For all Learning at Work Week participants.

Sign up: http://business-school.open.ac.uk/events/learning-work-week-webinar-how-empowered-are-you-why-you-and-your-employer-should-care


National Activity Partner: Pearson TalentLens

As part of Learning at Work week, Pearson TalentLens are pleased to offer you and 20 colleagues the chance to try the freshly updated Learning Style Questionnaire.

What is the LSQ?

The Learning Style Questionnaire (LSQ) has been used extensively within industry and academia for over 30 years, to measure learning preferences in people aged 16+. Developed by Peter Honey and Alan Mumford and based upon David Kolb’s Learning Cycle, the purpose of the LSQ model is to help stimulate individuals to think about the way they learn from their experiences.
 
Knowing your preferred learning style helps you to:

- Match learning opportunities with the way you learn best - making learning more effective and enjoyable.
- Become an all-round learner - increasing your versatility to learn.
- Improve your learning skills and processes - increasing awareness of how you learn opens up the whole process to self-scrutiny.


How does the LSQ work?
The survey contains 40 statements, which relate to behaviours representing each of the four different styles of learning: Activists, Reflectors,Theorists and Pragmatists. Each statement you agree with counts as one point to the related learning style. The more statements you agree with relating to each style, the higher your preference for that type of learning will be. Your results are available immediately upon completion. The report contains results (p.3) and suggestions for action for each style (p.4-5). It provides an overview of the statements you have most disagreed with and a personal development plan to help you improve less preferred areas (p.6-7). If you and your colleagues are interested, another detailed report is available to assist you when completing the PDP.
We hope you find the LSQ useful!
About Pearson TalentLens
Pearson TalentLens has offices in the UK, USA, across Europe, Singapore, India and Australia. We use psychometric tests to help organisations select and develop employees.
For more information about our work visit: http://www.talentlens.co.uk 

           

National Activity Partner: The Reading Agency

Learning at Work Week / Reading Ahead 2017/18
National Prize Draw Entry Form for Workplaces
 
The Reading Agency and the Campaign for Learning are working with Transworld Publishers to offer a prize draw for organisations that run both Learning at Work Week and The Reading Agency’s Reading Ahead 2017/18 incentive scheme in workplaces.  Organisations that involve a minimum of 40 employees in Reading Ahead 2017/18, in addition to marking Learning at Work Week (14– 20 May), will be eligible for a national prize draw with a deadline of Monday 2 July.  The winning organisation will be offered a visit from a top name author courtesy of Transworld Publishers on a mutually convenient date in autumn 2018 or early 2019.
 
Please use the form to enter your organisation for the national prize draw and send it

  • by email to [email protected] headed READING AHEAD 2017/18 WORKPLACE PRIZE
  • by post to The Reading Agency, Free Word Centre, 60 Farringdon Road, London EC1R 3GA marked READING AHEAD 2017/18 WORKPLACE PRIZE on the envelope

by 5.00pm on Monday 2 July 2018 in order to be entered for the prize draw.  Please see terms and conditions on the entry form.
 
Please contact Genevieve Clarke ([email protected] or 07500 010620) if you have any queries about this process.


We are all numbers people. National Numeracy Day during Learning at Work Week
Our friends and partners at National Numeracy are launching the first National Numeracy Day on the Wednesday of Learning at Work Week. The Campaign for Learning is delighted to be an Official Champion of the day.

Around half of the working age population have numeracy levels at or below the expectation of an eleven-year-old. But with every job calling for numeracy skills, we all need to be numbers people. Healthcare staff are numbers people when they calculate drug dosages, construction staff are numbers people when the measure up materials and retail staff are numbers people when handling cash.

The campaign aims to raise the profile of the importance of numeracy for adults and encourage everybody to check whether they have the Essentials of Numeracy – the skills needed for work and everyday life.

What can you do during Learning at Work Week?
Anyone in your workplace can go online to the charity’s free online learning resource to find out if they have the Essentials. If they haven’t got them yet they can use the tool to work towards improving.

Find out more on the National Numeracy Day website. or contact [email protected] about getting more involved.


National activity partner: Findcourses
Cost-Free Training Taster Sessions
Are you interested in holding free training taster sessions during LAWW? findcourses.co.uk’s team of advisers can help. Using their extensive database of training providers, they can put you in touch with companies willing to offer free taster training sessions as part of your Learning at Work Week.

Learn more


      

We are Lumesse Learning. Putting people at the heart of all we do, we help organisations modernise and digitally transform their learning strategy and solutions. We believe in putting your people and their future first. We unlock their potential to grow and be the best. We make lives better.

Lumesse Learning is the learning division of Lumesse, the global talent management solutions company that helps organisations unlock and inspire their human potential. For more information please visit: www.lumesselearning.com

Join us for our webinar: Neuroscience hacks for learning – unleash your natural brain power

A Lumesse Learning webinar sponsored by me:time

12.30 – 13.30 GMT, 16 May, 2018

What happens in the brain when you're learning? How does our ‘caveman’ brain, designed for survival on the savannahs of prehistory, operate in the modern 24/7, always-on digital world – and how can we use the knowledge of that heritage to supercharge its learning potential?  

Neuroscience is the number one hot topic in learning at the moment. Drawing on behavioural science principles, Charlotte Hills describes the latest advances in knowledge about the brain, and how you can create the best conditions for your brain to learn.

  • Your irrational brain
  • Why struggle is good when you’re learning
  • Strategies to optimise learning

Presenters:

Charlotte Hills, Warwick University

Carl Crisostomo, Lumesse Learning

Register today


Learning at Work Week Webinar for L&D and HR practitioners interested in learning management software

Digital Transformation - Moving from Traditional Training Methods to Digital Learning
Thursday 17th May at 10.30am - 11.00am

At Bridge we are passionate about learning. Our mission is to help organisations develop, retain, and promote the one resource they can't afford to lose: their people. This webinar explores the benefits of digital learning for the modern workforce and why moving away from traditional training methods will positively impact your employees and business.

We’ll discuss how the transformation to digital learning will:

  • Deliver much more for less cost
  • Provide anytime, anywhere, any device access to learning
  • Increase user adoption and knowledge retention
  • Allow agile content delivery
  • Enable organisations to measure tangible outcomes

Webinar registrants will also be enrolled in a FREE Bridge course focused on digital transformation.
That's right, we'll give you access to Bridge so you can learn something new on us during Learning at Work Week.

REGISTER NOW


Free access to GoodPractice’s award-winning online toolkit

Good Practice are offering free access to their award-winning online performance support toolkit for everyone in your organisation. Give all your employees access to this great resource, which is used by more than 1 million people to meet everyday challenges and be more effective. If you are one of the first 50 organisations to sign up, we'll include access to our Management 101 suite of e-learning as well!

Winner of the 2017 External Learning Solution of the Year at the LPI Learning Awards, the toolkit features 52 leadership, management and personal development topics and is packed with inspiring and engaging content. You’ll find videos, animations and infographics, as well as practical exercises and ‘how to’ guides, all designed to help boost performance.

 To sign up for this offer with GoodPractice, get in touch with the team today:

Email: [email protected]
Phone: 0131 221 3100


Free resources for charities during LAW Week


Register now for FREE access to our bite-sized learning videos produced specifically for charity workers.


The Charity Learning Consortium provide affordable eLearning solutions to over 130 charities. In addition to offering the best-known learning management system on the market, the CLC also provides members with quarterly members’ meetings, annual conferences and being part of a community of learning and development professionals.

Another unique benefit of becoming a member is the Clear Lessons Foundation video library, which offers more than 1200 short, authentic lessons with real leaders telling real stories, with no scripts.

Register now to try out this fantastic video resource and offer it to the leaders and managers in your organisation during Learning at Work Week.

Free leadership videos for LAW Week

Register now to access our Leadership Series of videos for Learning at Work Week, 14-20 May 2018.

The Clear Lessons online video library offers more than 500 short, authentic lessons with real leaders telling real stories, with no scripts.

All videos are two to three minutes long and can be accessed via desktop, mobile or tablet. Popular topics include leadership, managing people, resilience, active listening and creative thinking.

Register now to offer this fantastic free resource to the leaders and managers in your organisation during Learning at Work Week.

FREE resources from Northgate Training Activities!

 This year we have TWO FREE ICEBREAKERS for you!

1.     A FREE Northgate Icebreaker to test attention to detail; and

2.     A FREE Northgate Puzzle to get delegates working together

Simply email [email protected] to request yours TODAY!

Northgate is the leading developer of interactive and participative games, activities and business simulations. We make it easy for you to put active learning into your in-house courses. In short, we supply the activities and YOU run them! Excellent value for money!

Find out why thousands of Trainers worldwide trust Northgate to boost their learning & development initiatives at www.northgatetraining.co.uk.


FREE access to the Alchemy Assistant online performance support toolkit


As their contribution to Learning at Work Week 2018, People Alchemy is making the online performance support toolkit Alchemy Assistant available for free. Over 135 topics, written by industry experts, available on your desktop or mobile device. This isn't modular eLearning. It's just-in-time, bottom line, functional answers, advice, strategies, tools and methods that everyone in your organisation can access right when and where they need it from management challenges to personal development: click here for features and a demo video.

Visit http://pal.gl/dn to get your exclusive link, which will allow you to make the Alchemy Assistant available to your staff from 14 - 20 May 2018.


Offers from EssentialSkillz

EssentialSkillz offers a range of over 40 eLearning Courses addressing compliance critical areas including Health & Safety and Business Protection. From simple subjects like Manual Handling through to complex legislative issues including GDPR and Money Laundering, we aim to provide engaging eLearning that raises awareness and improves competence.

All courses are SCORM compliant and editable. Where appropriate the content is approved by RoSPA or accredited for CPD.  Download a Full Course List.

Our Learning Management System not only delivers eLearning effectively but can also integrate Policy Management and Risk Assessment to form part of a full HR compliance solution.


 
Free Professional Development eLearning Bundle 
100% Effective is a leading Business Improvement training provider, covering improvement, change management and professional development. Our eLearning is market-leading, and is used by students all over the world to learn and certify in new skills to help them in their careers. To mark Learning at Work Week, we're offering the first 50 sign-ups a Professional Development eLearning Bundle worth £95+VAT for FREE.

This offer is available to everyone, not just Learning and Development professionals, so feel free to share it with anyone you think may want to polish their Negotiation Skills or improve their Presentation Skills.

Sign up here to claim your free bundle: www.100pceffective.com/learning-at-work-week

Offer goes live at 9am on May 14th. One Bundle per person. Company email address required to claim your Bundle. Visit the website for full terms.

FREE EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING MANUAL FROM RSVP DESIGN
To obtain a free copy of our 34-page Experiential Learning Manual containing activities to introduce teamwork principles and how to choose, design and review experiential learning just click here
 

RSVP Design is a global leader in designing and supplying experiential learning activities to make learning more effective and engaging. Why not choose something to use during Learning at Work week by going to the secure online shop and using the discount code LAW1810 to obtain a 10% discount on any products ordered by 14th May?


MentorYou (MU) app

Simple, Quick and Organic way to connect with individuals who are willing to share their experiences and knowledge to support you in your journey, be it personal or professional.

Whether you are thinking of starting your career or a business, looking for a change, or building your experience, MU can connect you with mentors and peers from your industry of choice.

Available to download now from iTunes! 

To know more about MU, watch their video, download information or visit their website and follow them on social media. For any queries please contact them on [email protected]

Connect, learn, share with MU at Learning at Work Week 2018!

Mi Crow Courses

Is finding great e-learning tough? Do you fall asleep watching the same mind-numbing training? Welcome to something different. Welcome to Mi-Crow. “Learning Made Easy”. 

Mi-Crow is the easiest way to develop your Microsoft Skills and keeps all your training in one place that can be accessed anywhere, anytime; any device. It’s easy to find courses you need, when you need them. All done in 3-clicks and 3-minutes. Now that’s precision-learning!

Become a VIP and find out more ahead of our launch (May 2018). Sign up today and get entered into our competition to win a year’s access for free!


3 months free access to the Productivity Ninja Academy

The Think Productive mission is to spread productivity and beat stress in organisations. We offer in house workshops on email overload, unproductive meetings and how to beat the feeling of being overwhelmed at work.

To celebrate Learning at Work Week, Think Productive are pleased to offer 3 months free access to the Productivity Ninja Academy  – our online learning hub full of helpful, productivity boosting e-courses, specially curated articles and exclusive deals. Sign up anytime within the 14-20th May, and your membership will be upgraded to Black Belt status.


Get FREE trial access to our eLearning courses at any time!

iHasco are a market-leading provider of Health & Safety Training and HR compliance Training, with over 12,000 UK clients and over 10 years experience.

We have over 80 courses to choose from, ranging from Health & Safety topics such as Manual Handling and Fire Awareness to more complex human resources topics like Mental Health & Wellbeing and GDPR Training.

For LAW Week, we'll be donating 50p for every Mental Health Awareness course completed throughout the week to the Samaritans. We'll also be donating 10% of every sale of our Mental Health Awareness training! To claim your free trial click here.

LEARN FOX - YOUR DIGITAL LEARNING PROJECTS MADE EASY

FREE CONSULTATION TO REVIEW YOUR ORGANISATION’S CURRENT LEARNING CLIMATE

At Learn Fox, we believe that if you invest in your people you invest in your future. We help you introduce solutions to support digital and blended learning in the workplace, letting you and your teams get on with what you do best.

We’re offering a FREE CONSULTATION to review your current learning climate, providing you with a report that identifies the key projects you should be planning and the key actions to get you “Networked for Learning”.

Register Here