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April 27, 2009 Posted by: Laura Overton Keywords:
Two of the key areas holding many organisations back from realising the full potential from their e-learning investment is are lack of awareness amongst learning and development professionals and poor skills to manage and implement
This summer there are some great events taking place that help us to update our own skills and with organisations demanding even more from their learning technologies, they create a great opportunity to network and move forward!
20th May (London) - if you are in the public sector and efficiency is high on the agenda then LearningPool's first annual conference shouldn't be missed! click here for more details.
8th May (London)- the eLearning Network's ever popular workshop in May will cover Creating engaging and effective e-learning content. With practical hands on experience and ideas from award winning experts, attendees will be able to ensure that any learner's first e-learning experience is a good one! click here for more information and to book a place.
11th June ( Open University, Milton Keynes) - the British Institute of Learning and Development's annual conference will look at 'Realising Potential - through people and technology'. Click here for more information.
23rd - 25th June (London) - Informatology believe it is smart to learn from your own experience and even smarter to learn from others. You can attend 1, 2 or 3 days of their annual conference that will provide network opportunities and a chance to learn from the likes of Google, the Department for transport, the BBC and many more - click here for details on how to book.
No time and no budget? - no problem!
No time to get away - still no excuse as there are plenty of free online events taking place - book yourself a free place now!
The Association for Learning Technology and the eLearning Network are running a series of free 90 minute lunchtime webinars.:
- 16 June - Serious Games - with Professor Sara De Freitas of the Serious Games Institute, at Coventry University and Christopher Brannigan from Caspian Learning - booking deadline 9/6/2009
- 15 October -Video on a Shoestring - with James Clay of Gloucestershire College and Rob Hubbard of LearningAge Solutions - booking deadline 9/10/2009.
For full descriptions of each webinar, and to book, click here