Tom Wambeke

Tom Wambeke

I am currently Senior Programme Officer @ITC-ILO, specializing in innovative educational technology, instructional design, lifelong e-learning, social media and knowledge management.
In this function I advise and assist colleagues, outside customers and partners on learning and knowledge sharing methods and technology, with a focus on information and communication technology for e-learning, blended learning and workplace learning.

This involved in the past running projects and training-of-trainer workshops on networked e-learning, knowledge-sharing and innovation in the following countries or territories: Tanzania, Kenya, Pakistan, Thailand, Jamaica, Peru, Iran, Brazil, Colombia, Canada, Senegal, Zambia, Bénin, Guinée, Namibia, Indonesia, Vanuatu, Solomon Islands, Nepal, Uganda, Cabo Verde, São Tomé e Príncipe and the Gaza Strip.

Specialties: - adult learning and instructional design (analysis, design, development, implementation and evaluation) of learning and training activities
- participatory learning methodology
- technology enhanced learning (networked e-learning)
- new technologies (learning content management systems, authoring software and social software )
- participatory knowledge sharing
- social media for development
- training of trainers
- knowledge management
- strategy facilitation
- organizational development

In the facilitation of strategic retreats or meetings we use often the “appreciative inquiry” technique to facilitate positive change within an organisation/team. With this blogpost we would like to provide you with some background materials that can help you in designing and implementing your own ‘appreciative inquiries’. Appreciative inquiry is

Almost two years ago our Center started to design and develop a coaching programme which aims to contribute to the transformation towards a knowledge based learning organization. After the initial pilot phase we thought it was useful to reflect back on our experience and interviewed Nat Clegg on the importance

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Todd Harple is an Experience Engineer and Strategist at Intel Corporation, and is currently on sabbatical at the International Training Centre of the ILO in Turin. The Delta Unit commissioned Todd to support the implementation of three projects focusing on mobile learning, knowledge management and crowd-sourced funding, motivated by a

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From 12-13 March 2013,  colleagues from all units of the International Training Centre of the ILO came together to strategize on how to best “deliver as one” in responding to the latest challenges and opportunities in the world of decent work and sustainable development. Using the knowledge sharing methodologies we

Webinars (or web-conferences) are in nowadays. It’s a good and cost-effective alternative when face-to-face meetings are just not possible. The amount of webinar software hence is also growing. Who of you had not the possibility to try one of the following technologies (Web-Ex, Adobe Connect, Wiziq, Go-to-Meeting, Elluminate, . They

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