Category Archives: Workplace learning

A Design Framework for Personal Learning Environments

Working in today’s organizations and undertaking the transformed work practices require knowledge workers who possess high-level mental competencies involving abstract and critical thinking and working with products such as information, knowledge and networks. This desire to generate more autonomous and … Continue reading

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An Ecology of Workplace Learning

Lately I’ve been saying that you should cultivate learning in your organization as you might manage an ecological resource, like a forest, or any other complex system of high priority like your computer network or your budget. As if learning … Continue reading

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When nobody (and everybody) is the boss

At the center of the company’s design for work is a mechanism that produces a dynamic sort of order. It’s called the “Colleague Letter of Understanding” (or CLOU, pronounced “clew”), a contract in which each individual defines his or her … Continue reading

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Linking Theory and Practice – Learning Networks at the Service of Workplace Innovation

Learning and innovation have become key concepts in charting a path to success. Innovations are often created in multi-actor networks, on the borders between different kinds of organisations. Learning network is a new model for co-operation between workplaces and R&D … Continue reading

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Action Research in Workplace Education

Read The purpose of this project was to help instructors use action research in various workplace practice settings. It was intended to train instructors on how to conduct action research and actually design and carry out a research project that … Continue reading

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Towards an open framework for continuing professional development for trainers in Europe

The European Commission, Lifelong Learning Programme funded, TT-Plus project is examining the changing role and practice of training with the aim of developing a Framework for Continuing Professional Development for trainers in Europe. This paper provides some first thoughts of … Continue reading

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Learning to Work and Working to Learn in 2025

This paper presents the Learnovation vision for 2025 within and around the world of work and combining formal, non-formal and informal learning features, i.e.: inter-organisational learning, e-learning in the workplace and professional learning networks. These “territories” can be represented graphically … Continue reading

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Lifelong Learning and e-Learning at the Workplace

In this updated description of the territory, we will update the profiling of certain trends and developments as regards the adoption of ICT-facilitated learning and innovative learning practices in the workplace, and we will also underline those observations that seem … Continue reading

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Lifelong Learning and Innovation – Changing relationships between Working and Learning

The strong relationship between these three territories – Inter-organisational learning, e-Learning at the workplace and Professional learning networks – and the need to elaborate a common vision and set of recommendations on how to enhance the meaningful adoption of e-learning … Continue reading

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