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Making the most of freely available content in learning programmes on LNTV

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How can L&D teams utilise freely available content, while ensuring it meets the quality needed to be effective: Andrew Jacobs, London Borough of Lewisham, explains how on Learning Now tv, Tuesday 30 January.

Making the most of freely available content: Andrew Jacobs on January's LNTV
Making the most of freely available content: Andrew Jacobs on January's LNTV 

This month’s LNTV programme taking place on Tuesday next week, ahead of the Learning Technologies and LPI Learning Awards events, includes an interview with Andrew Jacobs, Learning and Talent Manager for the London Borough of Lewisham, on how L&D teams can make the most of the best-quality content that’s freely available to use in learning programmes.

The team also met with Katharine Nice of the charity Shelter to discuss the challenges and outcomes from managing learning for both staff and a huge number of volunteers.

This month’s Learning Now tv is on Tuesday January 30 at 10 am and later at 8 pm. And the show will be available on catch up from the LNTV website three days later.

The full programme of interviews and features for January’s LNTV show:

  • Andrew Jacobs talks to Nigel about how to get the best from content that's freely available and of top quality.

  • Katharine Nice, Head of Learning at Shelter UK, explains how she goes about developing both Shelter's internal staff and the huge number of volunteers.

  • Issy Nancarrow talks to Kim about communication and marketing skills and, by identifying what L&D people are getting wrong, she outlines how to engage the business by better communication and marketing skills.

  • Martin Couzins' regular focus on a major research report continues with a look at the Good Practice’s 'Learning Technologies - What managers really think', all of course with valuable commentary from Nigel.

  • Robin Hoyle this month tackles the importance of finding good role models and explains how you can find them in some unlikely places.

  • Our Australian correspondent Helen Blunden takes us to the Learning Technologies Asia event and talks to two of the speakers to find out what their key takeaways were.

  • Mike Shaw returns to the programme talking about diversity and inclusion and he caught up with the first private sector organisation to adopt the new British Standards. Has it made any difference?

  • We are delighted to welcome our new regular contributor Ajay Pangarkar from Canada who will be providing insights on how to deal with business leaders. Chartered Accountant Ajay tackles the question: 'How do I convince the business to approve my L&D proposals?'

The next Learning Now tv programme is on Tuesday January 30 at 10 am UK time with the live social stream with Colin Steed from 9.50 am; and again later the same day at 8 pm UK time.