L&DI Blog & News
Learning & Development Institute, founded in 1969, is the professional body representing members concerned with Learning and Talent Development in Ireland.
learning, business, return on investment
learning, News, research
Fostering Skills Use
Research investigates how organisations can harness employee skills to sustain their competitive performance in profitability, production and employment
learning, development, work, skills, business
Kirkpatrick’s Evaluation ...
Dr Cyril Kirwin makes the case for Kirkpatrick’s Evaluation Framework's shortcomings and how it is interpreted and deployed in business
learning, work, business, leaders, storytelling
Business Needs Leaders ...
Craft a narrative. Connect to a vision. Create meaning. Define the what, enable the how, share the why. All business-speak for: tell a story.
learning, development, skills, Philips ROI
Five reasons we need to ...
Dr Cyril Kirwan highlights 5 reasons why Philips ROI model is not adding any practical value to L&D efforts and why L&D's attachment to it is misplaced.
learning, development, work, News
Irish job market ...
Employment market is trending upwards in Ireland, which is of interest to Learning & Development professionals
learning, work, News, skills
Towards 2023 - European ...
boost investment in training and upskilling opportunities for workers seeking to acquire in-demand skills, the European Commission has made 2023 the European Year of Skills.
learning, development, work, conference
CURIOSITY, CHAOS & ...
Review of IITD's National Conference for L&D professionals entitled Re-Imagining Learning In the New World of Work: Curiosity, Chaos & Connection
learning, development, hybrid, work
The transition to hybrid ...
Transitioning to hybrid working is a journey. If you’ve already “arrived”, reach out to your colleagues still on the journey.
It's time for L&D to fly ...
By Brian Murphy, Senior Director, Employee Skilling, Microsoft
Nanolearning: The next ...
What is nanolearning?
learning, development, teams, hybrid, work
Ahead of a fast-changing future, leaders need to bring their teams back together – with purpose, energy and through fostering a sense of belonging.
learning, development, brain, memory
Learn by numbers
how to memorise the periodic table of elements. Tips and tricks.
learning, brain, work
Strategic imperatives ...
There are 10 strategic imperatives every business needs to understand if it’s to be successful, according to William Buist, CEO of Abelard Collaborative Consultancy and author of ‘At your Fingertips’ and ‘The Little Book of Mentoring’. These 1
Mental Fitness: How to ...
by Kathleen Fanning Coaches and trainers are always upskilling and building up their knowledge base to serve their clients better. In recent years, the whole area of neuroscience has caught our imagination with the wonderful ‘discovery’ of neuroplasticity. As learning
Starting your Digital ...
Starting your Digital Learning Journey By Ryan McInnes - eLearning Director, The Learning Rooms What is Digital Learning and why does your organisation need it? How can you ensure your digital learning strategy is aligned with your business goals? What does good digital learnin
Launch of MSC in ...
Yesterday saw the launch of an exciting collaboration between DCU Business School and the Irish Institute of Training and Development (IITD) who have come together, with the support of the Trainers’ Learning Skillnet (TLS) through Skillnet Ireland, to bring this unique programme to the learnin
learning, development, teams
Online Courses Help ...
By Mary Connaughton, Business Strategist, Code Institute The speed at which our world is changing came into sharp focus recently as the evolving pandemic forced the closure of campuses and business around the world. While many businesses were equipped to respond swiftly, colleges scramble