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Nigel Paine 'thinking outside the box' at the Charity Learning Conference

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Nigel Paine, a former Head of Learning & Development at the BBC, is aiming to get members of the Charity Learning Consortium thinking creatively at a workshop he is leading at the first Charity Learning Conference on 15 September, London. Nigel, a strategic adviser on leadership and talent development and a popular keynote speaker and workshop leader, is passionate about creative and innovative L&D. He'll be encouraging members of the Charity Learning Consortium to think laterally within their 'shoestring' L&D budgets.

Learning, creativity and innovation specialist Nigel Paine will be leading a workshop at the first Charity Learning Conference, in London on 15 September, where he'll be encouraging charities to think big!

Martin Baker, founder and CEO of the The Charity Learning Consortium (CLC), said Nigel's workshop is bound to be entertaining: "Nigel's workshop is sure to be fun, as he has a keen sense of humour, which makes his workshops really memorable. He is superb at getting a group of people to work together to think about challenges in new ways, and we look forward to some interesting outcomes."

Nigel Paine commented: "Lack of budget and resources can be a spur to building great opportunities for staff to share their knowledge and develop new skills. It just takes a different approach. This workshop will be all about how you can make a big impact with small resources. If members of the CLC want to change their world of learning, I hope they will spend some time working out how to do just that, with me on 15 September."

Nigel is a change-orientated leader with a worldwide reputation and a unique grasp of learning and development in the public, private and academic sectors. He's a strategic thinker and an outstanding public speaker who has worked in more than 30 countries.

He's a former Head of Learning and Development at the BBC, London, where he was in charge of all the learning and development needs for 26,000 staff worldwide. He has also authored or co-authored a number of learning related books, including a recent book called Attracting and Retaining Talent which Ark published in May 2011. He is also a high profile industry commentator.

The Conference has been designed to both celebrate L&D in the Third Sector and inspire members of the Consortium in the valuable work that they do. The event is exclusively for the more than 90 charities which are members of the Consortium.

More details of the exciting line-up for the Charity Learning Conference & Awards on 15 September, London will be released over the coming weeks.

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