Horizon scanning for learning and development

Benjamin P. Taylor
2 min readFeb 20, 2024

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Then this document, produced with a brilliant, forward-thinking client, is worth a look! If you don’t have time to read this now, click the three dots top right and save this post for later.

Here are eight fascinating takeaways from dozens in the document, that challenge conventional wisdom in corporate training:

1 The realignment of L&D strategy with business needs, ensuring that learning interventions bridge performance gaps and support strategic goals.

2 The transformative shift from traditional course design to a curatorial-concierge model, signposting learners to a diverse array of resources.

3 The rise of user-choice and co-creation, empowering learners to take an active role in their educational journey.

4 The embracing of just-in-time, in-the-flow learning, which delivers information precisely when it’s most needed.

5 The adoption of digital-mobile learning methods, leveraging technology to make learning accessible and flexible.

6 The importance of measuring learning value over volume, focusing on the real impact of learning interventions.

7 The integration of social learning, utilising collaborative platforms for knowledge sharing and community building.

8 The evolution towards personalized learning paths that cater to individual learner needs and preferences.

Join the conversation on these pioneering approaches and share your experiences.

How — if at all — does your organisation integrate these insights into practice?

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