News stories from Charity Learning Consortium in 2013

Achieving eLearning success at the National Deaf Children’s Society

Charity Learning Consortium | 12 Dec 2013

A group of committed individuals at NDCS made a sound business case for eLearning within the organisation. Their efforts paid off, and by focusing on evaluation and clear evidence-based reporting of two pilot projects, they achieved their aim of organisation-wide implementation. Judges in the Charity Learning Awards 2013 were particularly impressed with this planned approach, which set foundations for succes and NDCS were declared worthy winners of the award for Organisational Buy-In.

Thinking outside the box to create bespoke eLearning

Charity Learning Consortium | 09 Dec 2013

Hanover housing association’s L&D team wanted bespoke eLearning, but couldn’t afford the hefty price tag – so they trained themselves in instructional design instead. A training investment of £5,000 has so far saved an impressive £80,000, and that amount grows with every eLearning course they create. This great example of ‘thinking outside of the box’ really impressed the judges of the Charity Learning Awards, who declared Hanover a worthy winner of the award for ‘Amazing Use of Resources’.

Engaging eLearning has an impact at Addaction

Charity Learning Consortium | 03 Dec 2013

Boring eLearning gets a bad reputation – but it doesn’t have to be that way! The L&D team at Addaction created an engaging eLearning Infection Control module which had a far reaching effect within the organisation. Judges were impressed with the impact the tailor-made course had on staff, and it won the Best eLearning Programme in the Charity Learning Awards 2013.

Charity Learning Award winners 2013

Charity Learning Consortium | 26 Nov 2013

Charity L&D professionals are often faced with an uphill task – with small teams, little or no budget for L&D, outdated technology and staff in several locations. They face these challenges with creativity, passion and a spirit of collaboration, making ‘less’ really achieve ‘more’. This evening, the Charity Learning Awards 2013 celebrated the commitment, innovation and achievements of L&D professionals working in the sector. Find out who went away with an Award.

Tom Kuhlmann Masterclass: eLearning design made simple

Charity Learning Consortium | 20 Mar 2013

eLearning design doesn’t have to be complicated, says Tom Kuhlmann, the world’s leading instructional designer. He’ll be inspiring delegates at an annual Masterclass in London in May, with practical ideas to create great resources.

Go on - give something back!

Charity Learning Consortium | 23 Jan 2013

The entire eLearning industry is being asked to get behind Global Giveback UK, by donating resources and expertise to charities to support essential skills development in the third sector. All L&D organisations and individuals can help – find out how at Learning Technologies.