Quantifying training effectiveness in the learning and development space
OPINION | BUSINESSES want to see the results of training programmes reflected in day-to-day operations. That’s where data comes in, says Michael Hanly, MD New Leaf Technologies. For learning and development (L&D) professionals, it’s no longer enough to simply facilitate upskilling of staff; they actively need to drive performance within a company.
SETA-compliant tech a game-changer for South Africa’s Learning & Development professionals.
The learner logs into the aNewSpring platform to complete their learning and assessments. The work can then be evaluated by the course assessors online. Then the internal moderation process can take place within the organisation.
Andile Nongogo is at the helm of the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) as it celebrates 30 years of operations. He is confident that this journey has been successful and an effective response to the dire need for funding in education.
Storyboards’ starring role in eLearning program development
At the final eLearning Indaba for the year, Shulka Karshan-Hudson, head of learning at New Leaf Technologies, took us through a behind-the-scenes look at the development of a learning program and the key role storyboards play in the process.
Employee training and skills development initiatives are not just business imperatives, they’re leadership ones. They are the foundations on which organisations build the leaders and managers of tomorrow through intelligent programmes and approaches that recognise internal value...
Next generation e-assessment platform a game-changer in the South African education space
A new study by researchers from the University of the Western Cape (UWC) provides fascinating insights about the impact of online learning on students, and the need for tertiary institutions to adapt their traditional learning structures.
Training intelligence is now a must in the upskilling of learners and staff if an organisation is to reap the benefits.
The focus should no longer be on learner outcomes, but performance outcomes. That is the unequivocal message from Paul Hanly, co-founder of South African end-to-end online learning solution provider New Leaf Technologies.
Online Learning Brings Change To The Education Landscape
The world is no longer what it used to be pre-2019. The emergence of the Covid-19 virus has changed way we live life. More and more people are opting for online learning but there’s an important element that DBE has raised about online schools.
Training Vital if South African Companies are to compete in lucrative wellness industry
The global health & wellness sector is worth R23-trillion annually. If local companies operating in the space want their share of the pie, staff must know exactly what today’s customers need and expect.
New Leaf Technologies looks at the critical touchpoints South African organisations should embrace to ensure robust security personnel and service. High-stress security training has become a necessity as we unpack how eLearning is leveraged to ensure invaluable insights into the essential components of robust security which is focused on both physical and cybersecurity attacks.
Safety training is critical, particularly in high-risk industries such as aviation, manufacturing, mining and logistics. This training ensures that every employee understands how their actions, or lack thereof, can impact their wellbeing and the safety of others on their team.
The mining sector is defined by its ability to adapt and evolve alongside changing global, economic and political conditions, and to refine its approaches based on trends, and customer and stakeholder expectations.
How to manage cybersecurity in a risk-averse world – co-branding
Cyber criminals are winning the war in South Africa. In its African Cyberthreat Assessment Report for 2021, Interpol found that at a conservative estimate, cyberattacks are costing the country some R2.2-billion annually.
Cranfield Aviation Training takes skills development to the digital skies
The aviation industry is reliant on exceptional skills development, training and ongoing professional development to ensure that all employees remain compliant with regulations and legislator requirements.
The right type of training is boosting employee morale and has become one of the key drivers in staff members’ high performance. The learning management system (LMS) is well-suited for this purpose and enables excellent service, which keeps customers and employees happy, promoting a thriving business, says Paul Hanly, founder, New Leaf Technologies. When investing in training, these are the 10 things to take note of:
Putting people at the forefront of retail training.
The change the retail sector has undergone in the past decade is staggering. Particularly with the global pandemic propelling online shopping to unprecedented heights, retailers have had to adopt an omnichannel approach to meet customer expectations.
South African mining company Exxaro up for global learning award.
The mining giant is among the top three finalists in its category at the upcoming aNewSpring Awards, an annual ceremony that recognises outstanding work of companies and organisations making use of the world’s leading learning platform to enhance member and employee performance.
Purpose of strategy shines through at packed Learning Indaba events.
Hundreds of learning and development professionals packed the respective venues to gain valuable insights from global experts at the New Leaf Technologies Learning Indaba & Articulate Roadshow in Johannesburg and Cape Town...
US online learning expert headlines Learning Indaba and Articulate Roadshow in South Africa.
Internationally renowned e-learning expert Tom Kuhlmann believes South Africa’s learning economy appears to be the bridge between what is happening in more established economies and the opportunities in developing economies.
Free eLearning Indaba aims to inspire skills development
The last event of the eLearning Indaba series takes place on 22 November. This free online event hosted by New Leaf Technologies aims to inspire and assist HR and Skills & Development professionals in creating inspired learner journeys.
eLearning Indaba’s Second Power Hour Happens This Month
The stimulating 2021 eLearning Indaba Power Hour takes place again this April. This annual conference is proudly co-hosted by New Leaf Technologies and the eLearning events take the form of frequent power-hour online sessions.
Big hitters lined up for 2021 eLearning Indaba finale
Two of the world’s best e-Learning professionals in Canada’s Chris van Wingerden and Ger Driesen of the Netherlands have been lined up for the 18 November indaba, which brings down the curtain on this year’s highly successful programme of events.
Driving affordable and effective training in the motor industry
The process from concept and design to production and distribution is not a cheap one, and vehicle manufacturers are faced with the additional challenge of having to balance these costs with what consumers can afford.
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