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Learning Now tv, the live-streamed Internet television channel for the L&D sector, is gearing up for its forthcoming show on April 30, to be broadcast worldwide to its largest audience to date.

Nigel Paine and Kim George, Co-presenters Learning Now tv
Nigel Paine and Kim George, Co-presenters Learning Now tv 

Learning Now tv was launched in late 2014 and is preparing for it’s next live monthly show: a one hour, not-to-be-missed event for all professionals working in learning and development.

The channel is the brainchild of learning industry veteran Colin Steed and presented by two well known faces in L&D, Kim George and Nigel Paine.

Executive producer, Colin Steed: “We’ve been overwhelmed with the positive response to Learning Now tv since its launch last year. Next week’s show promises to be our best yet and most the widely viewed to date with L&D professionals in over forty countries now viewing each show.”

“There’s a host of practically-focused L&D content this month: something for everyone in L&D; inspirational interviews, debates and round tables, and advice and guidance on real-world issues in learning and development,” added Steed.

The next Learning Now tv programme is on Thursday April 30, 8.00 pm UK time with a live social stream with Ady Howes available from 7.45 pm.

April 30th’s programme highlights:

  • Tesco’s Sam Taylor: digital learning in Tesco and the trialling of a company Mooc.
  • First Group’s Niall Gavin: how digital learning is making an impact on performance.
  • ‘Insights Round Table, part 2’: David James and Lisa Minogue-White on personalisation in learning.
  • ‘Your Say’: Andy Wooler has a rant about poor evaluation of compliance training, and Michelle Parry-Slater has her say on 'people learning best from people'.
  • Heard of Tin Can (xAPI) but not sure how it can enhance learning and performance? Mark Bethelemy explains all.
  • ‘Trainers' Tips’: Jon Kennard on the do's and don'ts of good curation.
  • Mind Gym’s Octavius Black: what it means to his company to win ‘Learning Provider of the Year’ and Octavius’ predictictions for the future of learning.
  • ‘Special Reports’: US reporter Brent Schlenker on what’s hot in the US L&D scene right now and Lisa Minogue-White reports from the Alps on learning ecosystems.