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Inside World of Learning 2018

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Learning News interviews review with speakers, exhibitors and participants at World of Learning 2018.

Learning News interview with Paul Freeman of GK Apprenticeships and Global Knowldge, about the skills gap in the UK
Learning News interview with Paul Freeman of GK Apprenticeships and Global Knowldge, about the skills gap in the UK 

World of Learning 2018 took place in October and Learning News was there to interview some of the event's conference speakers and exhibitors. 

One of the main themes at the event was how L&D is now paying a great deal of attention to the complete learning experience in the workplace - several conference speakers and exhibitors spoke about this.

Other key themes at World of Learning 2018 included the apprenticeship levy, learning design, learning transfer, data-driven learning and analytics, AI, chatbots and microlearning, 21 century business skills and the UK skills gap.

Learning News interviewed participants throughout the two-day event, including:

Alex Hathway, Nimble Learning

Asma Shah, You Make It

Conor Healy, Acteon

David Perring, Fosway Group

Ennis Reid, Quilter,

Ina Weinbauer-Heidel and Paul Matthews, Institute for Transfer Effectiveness and People Alchemy

Jaison Cresswell, Virtual College

Joseph Birri, Unicorn Training

Luke Merrick, Bolt Learning

Martin Baker, Clear Lessons and The Charity Learning Consortium

Nebel Crowhurst and Mike Collins, River Island

Mike Newton, Learning Pool

Paul Freeman, Global Knowledge

Rafal Szaniawski, Lee Hecht Harrison

Richard McCann, iCann Academy

Sean Nugent, LEO Learning

Steve Smedes, Knowbly

Tom Beale and Will Towse, Thrive Learning

World of Learning took place at the NEC, Birmingham, 16-17 October and has been running annualy for over 20 years. The event, comprising a thought leadership conference and an exhibition of over 100 learning providers, is organised for learning and development and HR prossionals by Venture Marketing. Further information about the event including details of how to get involved in the 2019 event is available from Sophie Barnes: sophie.barnes@vmgl.com.