The upcoming third edition of the Learning Link will engage training development institutions in exploring the role they can play in the current development landscape. Based on the outcomes of Rio+20 and the debates around the post-2015 development agenda, the link will apply the concept of Sustainable Learning. In 2009,

The open and free audiovisual opportunities to learn are growing exponentially on the internet. After already two posts about this topic we would like to share some more interesting tips and links with you: – After several years of TED lectures there is a fantastic inventory of 1204 lectures which

“Enhancing Learning for Effectiveness”  is Train4Dev’s new methodological guide on design, implementation and evaluation of Joint Learning Event. It was presented in Brussels during the last annual meeting of the network and is the result of a truly collaborative process. The assignment was coordinated by the Turin Centre and we

Practical and inspiring guides with innovative and participatory learning and knowledge sharing methods are always interesting to read. “Gamestorming, a playbook for innovators, rulebreakers, and change“, written by Dave Gray, Sunni Brown and James Macanufo is a good illustrative example. The entire instructional cycle of a meaningful learning or working

After introducing the mobile learning theme in this blog, DELTA started to explore how mobile learning could create an added value for learning at the Centre. Therefore we will update you in the upcoming months of the MyCOOP mobile project. The MyCOOP training package is about the management of agricultural

DELTA is currently in the final phase of the orientation toolkit, called Compass dealing with innovative learning methodologies and technologies embedded in the entire learning management cycle. One of the outputs of this toolkit is a set of instructional sheets on how to use participatory learning methods and techniques in

DELTA is currently involved in a Training of Trainers (TOT) workshop in Gaza for UNWRA staff. This blogpost wants to invite you to take stock of all the interesting TOT-material that is available on-line. Our workshop started from a general learning cycle that throughout the training tackles all the important

Have a look at the following movie of Dan Pink on motivational research.  If autonomy, mastery and purpose are the key ingredients of motivation what kind of implications does this have for instructional design, learning and training? [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u6XAPnuFjJc&feature=player_embedded]

Since the Paris Declaration on Aid Effectiveness , a slew of events, statements and policy discussions have focused on the role of training and learning within the larger context of capacity development . As integral players in the development process, training and learning practitioners continue to encounter enormous obstacles in

The amount of visual aids is growing in the learning atmosphere. Already two topics were introduced here in this blog: Learning and training in an audiovisual world The importance of visualization In addition we would like to point out that more and more ‘lectures’ become available in audiovisual format.  One