Archive for the ‘Learning and Development’ Category

My Keynote Presentation at the Australian Private Hospitals Association (APHA) Congress

 24th April 2015 by gihan

I recently presented the opening keynote at the Australian Private Hospitals Association (APHA) Congress in Melbourne, the annual event that brings together leaders from Australia’s private hospitals. My session, called “Healthcare Trends More ...

MOOCs and Online Learning

 18th February 2015 by gihan


MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) have had their share of publicity – both good and bad. How can you use them as part of your organisation’s training programs? In this conversation, Chris Pudney shares his experience as a student More ...

Blended Learning for Employee Learning and Development

 6th February 2015 by gihan

Blended learning for employee learning and development

The corporate training course is not dead (nor should it be), but smart organisations are enhancing it with blended learning. In this conversation with Phil Gott, we discuss how to use blended learning for more powerful growth and development More ...

Shai Reshef: An ultra-low-cost college degree

 14th November 2014 by gihan

Online education

Education, especially formal education, is expensive. Or at least, it was expensive. The Internet is now making it more affordable than ever before, especially when people like Shai Reshef dedicate their lives to providing low-cost education More ...

How Much Can Children Teach Themselves?

 26th September 2014 by gihan

I was blown away by Sugata Mitra’s 2013 TED Talk about his research in 1999 about how fast children can learn, even without any supervision or teaching.

In brief: Mitra’s team installed an Internet-connected PC in a wall in a slum area of More ...

Education Reimagined – with Sal Khan of the Khan Academy

 20th June 2014 by gihan

Sal Khan, founder and executive director of Khan Academy, is dedicated to providing world-class education free to the world. They can’t do this through the traditional classroom environment, so they are doing it with online learning. The Khan More ...

Move Over Teachers: The Students Are in Control

 5th March 2014 by gihan

Mobile Learning

The Internet has radically changed the world of education, particularly through online resources, mobile technology, and ubiquitous broadband Internet.

Here are six key ideas from a recent Citrix blog post Move Over Teachers: The Students Are More ...

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Get Smart – Immerse Yourself in Online Courses

 11th November 2013 by gihan

Little Girl Reading

There’s been a huge growth in online learning in the last few years, fuelled by faster broadband, better Web technology, and ease of publishing. If you want to brush up your skills in your area of expertise – or want to learn something More ...

MOOCs: E-Learning For Out of Office Workers

 7th May 2013 by gihan


Whereas office workers might be sent on courses or receive on-site training, Out of Office workers are often responsible for their own professional education. MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) are to education what OOO is to work; they allow More ...

The Technology Leadership Challenge

 1st April 2013 by gihan

It’s one thing to have the latest and greatest technology, but another altogether to make sure it’s being used to make yourself and your teams more productive, more effective, and even happier!

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