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Leadership development leads the way for learning technologies

According to a recently published study by Towards Maturity’s Laura Overton and Dr Genny Dixon, leadership and management development skills is the business area that will see the greatest increase in e-learning materials over the next two years.   The study, which included the views of over 180 organisations, encompassing over 35,000 managers, concluded that [...]

E-learning – actually

It seems that Laura Overton - head of Towards Maturity, the organisation that collects a great deal of learning technologies benchmarking data and industry trends - has started her own industry trend.   Speaking at a seminar held at BMA House, Tavistock Square, in London on 15th June and organised by Towards Maturity ‘ambassador’ LMMatters, [...]

Towards more benchmarking

Towards Maturity, the benchmarking and best practice organisation which aims to improve the impact of learning technologies at work, has launched a new benchmarking service. Called the Head Start Programme, Towards Maturity claims that this 12 month blended support programme will use benchmarking to help users find the most effective implementation path to enable them [...]

By | January 28th, 2011|Categories: Learning Technologies|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Towards Maturity reflection

According to Laura Overton, managing director of Towards Maturity (TM), some 20 per cent of the respondents to TM’s latest benchmarking survey said that their e-learning initiatives had been negatively affected in the last year with reduced resourcing or stalled plans as a result of the economic climate. Writing in the November edition of E-learning [...]

By | November 17th, 2010|Categories: Learning Technologies|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Australian e-learning employer benchmark survey

The 2010 Employer E-learning Benchmarking Survey, produced by the Australian Flexible Learning Framework, an organisation which supports e-learning opportunities on behalf of the Australian Government’s Department of Education, Employment and Workplace relations, has reported that employers’ attitudes to e-learning are broadly consistent with the survey’s findings in previous years. The most significant findings are that [...]

By | November 9th, 2010|Categories: Learning Technologies|Tags: , , |0 Comments

People problems

Towards Maturity’s recent benchmarking report – Driving Business Benefits – has found: Strengthening induction training, improving the quality of learning and developing a better qualified workforce are the main reasons why 64 per cent of organisations plan to increase their learning technologies budgets in 2009. Two years ago, the main reasons for using learning technologies [...]

By | March 3rd, 2009|Categories: Learning Technologies|Tags: , , |0 Comments