How to make a difference when nobody’s listening

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How can L&D professionals navigate the challenges of limited time, resources and a lack of receptive audience? Joanne Lockwood shares strategies for making a difference in the employee experience, even when no one is listening.

Reckoning with language: Embracing candid DEI conversations

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Language is, arguably, at the foundation of everything. Not least progress in diversity, equity and inclusion. There’s no effective and meaningful DEI training without the vocabulary needed to have transformative conversations. Lior Locher and Dr Christy Allen explore the power of words and their crucial role in growth.

2024 Culture Pioneer Awards: Entries now open!

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This year’s Culture Pioneer award entries have officially opened! Enter the learning category for the chance to be recognised for supporting your organisations and employees to grow and succeed!

How to build a training plan for neurodiverse employees

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Today marks the beginning of Neurodiversity Celebration Week 2024. To celebrate, Dr Louise Karwowski explores how you can design and implement personalised training plans for neurodiverse employees, trainees and apprentices.

How to close the AI gender gap

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In the run up to International Women’s Day (8th March), TrainingZone columnist Erica Farmer explores the implications of AI on women’s careers and offers six strategies to close the AI gender gap.

Ethics of AI: Guide L&D with Responsible Adoption


This third article in the series aims to delve deeply into the ethical considerations and frameworks for responsible AI adoption in Learning and Development. It will explore the nuances of ethical AI, adapting existing frameworks, mitigating bias, ensuring transparency, and fostering a culture that prioritizes responsible AI practices in the L&D domain. Welcome to this […]

GMAC’s Talent and Opportunity Scholars announced


The Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC), a global association of leading graduate business schools, today announced the winners of the 2023 GMAT Talent and Opportunity Scholarshipfor the Europe region. The program, well into its second year, aims to increase the number of underrepresented business school candidates by encouraging applications from women, people with disabilities, ethnic minorities, […]


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