Category Archives: Training

Content Curation Primer

The Internet is a wonderful invention. We can find out almost anything we need to know, from cures for rashes to what’s on at the local cinema to the recipe for chocolate cake. We’ve come to expect that whatever we … Continue reading

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Fostering Leadership: A Look At Internships And Apprenticeships Offered In The UK

Guest Post by Roslyn Tam The youth in the UK have been facing an all-too-familiar problem in recent months: a growing struggle to find jobs. The lion’s share of UK firms, especially the large firms that provide many of the … Continue reading

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New Paradigms For Collaboration & Knowledge Sharing

The world of social interaction, fuelled by the plethora of social media tools, has opened up new opportunities to learn and share. Classroom training is no longer an essential part of learning and development. We can now tap into the collective wisdom of peers and experts as and when we need. Skilling ourselves for a challenging and volatile environment is a personal responsibility – we can’t rely on others, including the people and organisations we work for. Continue reading

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Engaging the Social Web for Personal Knowledge Management (PKM)

The Social Web for Personal Knowledge Management. A one-day training course that provides a practical and detailed introduction to social media and social/professional networks that will enable delegates to achieve a greater understanding of their context for use and deployment within their organisation and for personal and professional development. Continue reading

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Pitfalls and Advantages of Accredited Online LPN Programs

Guest Blog from Jennifer Smith Licensed practical nurses (LPNs) play some of the most vital roles in our healthcare system today.  They are responsible for a wide range of patient care, including dressing wounds, giving injections, monitoring temperature and heart rate, … Continue reading

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Social Media: Exploiting Knowledge In Networks

There are still some places available on the “Exploiting Knowledge in Networks” training event next week, Tuesday 4th October. The training focuses on use of Social Media tools to support Personal Knowledge Management (PKM) and self development. The following is … Continue reading

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Exploiting Knowledge in Networks (training event)

I’ll be running the above mentioned training course next week in Edinburgh for delegates from Scottish Government and the (Scottish) Improvement Service. The training has been commissioned through TFPL, and details of the event are on the TFPL training pages. … Continue reading

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Social by Social Game

I’ve had a few people asking about the Social Media Game that is mentioned in the “Web 2.0 Tools for Facilitating Knowledge Management” training event that I ran earlier this week. The game was originally developed by Beth Kanter, David … Continue reading

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Web 2 Tools for Facilitating Knowledge Management

Doing final prep today for the Web 2 tools training course that I’m running on Tuesday 29th March. Key outcomes for the training are: An understanding of social networks and social media and the overlap between personal and professional identities. An … Continue reading

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Web 2.0 tools for facilitating knowledge management

Having run a number of social media workshops for UK Local Government over the past few months, I will be focusing specifically on how social media and social networking (Web 2.0) can support the development of personal learning – ‘Knowledge … Continue reading

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