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L&D guides and reports

The world is changing more rapidly than ever, and so is workplace learning. With increasing business pressure on L&D to fill skills gaps, unlock potential and increase performance, we’ve developed resources to help you stay ahead of the changes and help you deliver L&D strategies with impact.

Addressing the UK Productivity Gap

What role can learning and development play in giving the UK workforce a much-needed productivity boost?

Focusing on workforce productivity, 'Addressing the UK Productivity Gap' looks at how skills development and employee engagement can increase organisational success, as well as the role that L&D plays in supporting business objectives.

The Changing Landscape of L&D

Will 2016 be the breakthrough year?

'The Changing Landscape of L&D' asks what the barriers are to adapting L&D practice to meet the needs of a more agile, digital business environment and outlines key steps on how we can innovative learning to improve organisational performance.

Beyond the Blend

Getting Learning & Development Right.

Guest authored by leading thinker and practitioner in learning, development and performance, Charles Jennings, 'Beyond the Blend' looks at how technology has changed workplace L&D and asks whether we need to move ‘beyond the blend’ when approaching the design and delivery of learning solutions.

Trends in Learning Report 2016

Launched at The CIPD L&D Show 2016, 'Trends in Learning 2016' draws on original OU research, from our Institute of Educational Technology, to explore how learning is being influenced by advancing technology, creating new innovations in teaching, learning and assessment.

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