How the iPad 2 Will Revolutionize Education

How will the iPad 2 revolutionize education? Despite this puff piece from Fast Company Magazine, there’s only one answer to that question. It won’t. Education – and workplace learning for that matter – will be revolutionized by people. By innovative learners, executives, managers, parents, peers, teachers and trainers. The technology – whatever is available at Read More…

All ready for the Learning and Skills Group Conference

Next Tuesday sees the Learning and Skills Group Conference at Olympia in London. We have a great line up of speakers, including: Gordon Bull – former head of L&D at Vodafone Tony Buzan – inventor of Mind Mapping Jay Cross – learning visionary and champion of informal learning Jane Hart – social media learning luminary Read More…

Learning myths

Happy New Year! A quick check of traffic stats shows that some people were reading this site over the holidays, including some on Christmas Day. Great! (I think.) I myself didn’t touch a computer on Christmas Day, which may have been the result of starting the day with a glass of Buck’s Fizz. The champagne Read More…

SFIA Conference 2008

It’s that time of year again. Thursday sees the annual conference of the SFIA Foundation in London, and once again I am honoured to have been asked to chair. SFIA, of course, stands for Skills Framework for the Information Age, and is usually pronounced Sophia, like Sophia Loren. Although a framework of some 80 skills defining the skills of an IT professional is arguably Read More…