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The workshop will explore what Defence can learn from industry in meeting learners expectations with effective blended learning programmes, content and learner engagement.

Andrew and Roy will facilitate discussions around the key learning technologies that Defence organisations should consider today to shape the delivery of effective digital learning strategies which align to Defence strategy. There will be a variety of demonstrations to induce questioning and understanding.
 

Using powerful case studies and real time demonstrations with hands-on, you will explore areas such as:


• Balancing complex performance and learning strategies
• Designing business-changing learning architectures and blends
• Spaced learning, and other new strategies for learner engagement
• Integrating games with purpose and gamification into your strategy


During the workshop sessions you will have the opportunity to address and answer real world problems.
 

   

 

JBTSE Project Managers
JBTSE Commercial Managers
Joint Staff
PEOs Training
Training Project Managers
Business Development Managers for Training Solution Providers
Scientific Defence Advisors
Researchers
Test and Evaluation Officers
Simulation Project Managers
Modelling and Simulation Analysts
Simulation Development Officers
Simulation Engineers
Defence Advisors
Technical Analysts
Simulator Standards Instructors
Scientific Defence Analysts
Product Development Managers
Project Support Executives
Senior Systems Engineers
Technical Integration Managers
Mission Planning Officers
Flight Test Engineers
Operations Managers
Capability Managers
 

Workshop LEADER

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Andrew Joly

Director Of Strategic Design, Learning Technologies Group plc

Learning Technologies Group plc

LEO is a learning technologies firm focused on working with international organisations to help them transform their approach to learning. The pioneering nature of our people and their expertise enables us to focus our creativity on delivering business results. We are renowned for delivering training transformation to Defence clients.

Workshop programme

13:30 Registration and Coffee

14:00 Chairman's Opening Remarks

Andrew Joly

Andrew Joly, Director Of Strategic Design, Learning Technologies Group plc

14:10 Introduction and case studies for a variety of learning technologies including but not limited to:

15:30 Coffee break

16:00 Using and blending the technologies

17:20 Closing remarks

17:30 End of workshop

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Holiday Inn Kensington Forum

97 Cromwell Road
London SW7 4DN
United Kingdom

Holiday Inn Kensington Forum

Holiday Inn Kensington Forum is perfectly situated in one of London’s most luxurious and beautiful areas within South Kensington. 

The hotel is just 2 minutes walk from Gloucester Road tube station for convenient travel to Hyde Park, London Eye, Tower Bridge plus more of London’s top attractions. There are also easy and direct links to some major transport hubs including Victoria, Kings Cross St Pancras, Paddington and Heathrow. 

This distinctive hotel in south London has so much to offer to make all guests really feel at home. The latest Holiday Inn relaunch is not just about the new look and feel for the hotel but to offer guests more benefits during their stay including a pillow menu for extra comfort during their sleep and a curved shower rail for more spacious feel. 

In addition to our 906 rooms, all business guests can take advantage of our meeting and conference facilities including High Speed Internet Access and unlimited Starbucks coffee at The Academy. Our hotel’s professional event planners are on board to help take the hard work and stress away from planning your next event. 

So whether you in London on business or pleasure, make the Holiday Inn London Kensington Forum your first choice of hotel and book your accommodation for our lowest internet rate guarantee. 

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WHAT IS CPD?

CPD stands for Continuing Professional Development’. It is essentially a philosophy, which maintains that in order to be effective, learning should be organised and structured. The most common definition is:

‘A commitment to structured skills and knowledge enhancement for Personal or Professional competence’

CPD is a common requirement of individual membership with professional bodies and Institutes. Increasingly, employers also expect their staff to undertake regular CPD activities.

Undertaken over a period of time, CPD ensures that educational qualifications do not become obsolete, and allows for best practice and professional standards to be upheld.

CPD can be undertaken through a variety of learning activities including instructor led training courses, seminars and conferences, e:learning modules or structured reading.

CPD AND PROFESSIONAL INSTITUTES

There are approximately 470 institutes in the UK across all industry sectors, with a collective membership of circa 4 million professionals, and they all expect their members to undertake CPD.

For some institutes undertaking CPD is mandatory e.g. accountancy and law, and linked to a licence to practice, for others it’s obligatory. By ensuring that their members undertake CPD, the professional bodies seek to ensure that professional standards, legislative awareness and ethical practices are maintained.

CPD Schemes often run over the period of a year and the institutes generally provide online tools for their members to record and reflect on their CPD activities.

TYPICAL CPD SCHEMES AND RECORDING OF CPD (CPD points and hours)

Professional bodies and Institutes CPD schemes are either structured as ‘Input’ or ‘Output’ based.

‘Input’ based schemes list a precise number of CPD hours that individuals must achieve within a given time period. These schemes can also use different ‘currencies’ such as points, merits, units or credits, where an individual must accumulate the number required. These currencies are usually based on time i.e. 1 CPD point = 1 hour of learning.

‘Output’ based schemes are learner centred. They require individuals to set learning goals that align to professional competencies, or personal development objectives. These schemes also list different ways to achieve the learning goals e.g. training courses, seminars or e:learning, which enables an individual to complete their CPD through their preferred mode of learning.

The majority of Input and Output based schemes actively encourage individuals to seek appropriate CPD activities independently.

As a formal provider of CPD certified activities, SMI Group can provide an indication of the learning benefit gained and the typical completion. However, it is ultimately the responsibility of the delegate to evaluate their learning, and record it correctly in line with their professional body’s or employers requirements.

GLOBAL CPD

Increasingly, international and emerging markets are ‘professionalising’ their workforces and looking to the UK to benchmark educational standards. The undertaking of CPD is now increasingly expected of any individual employed within today’s global marketplace.

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We can provide a certificate for all our accredited events. To request a CPD certificate for a conference , workshop, master classes you have attended please email events@smi-online.co.uk

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