Monthly Archives: May 2019

Continual development of skills

The need to continually develop your skills? Nothing stays the same forever. Society and the work place are exposed to change on a frequent and rapid basis. To be able to keep up with the cycle of almost constant change it is important to continuously develop your skills if you want to maintain up-to-date employability skills. (See also my article at Learning to maintain your Employability Skills) Active engagement in the learning process is needed, whether, it’s for work or

Learning Styles – Well, Not Quite

We still hear much about ‘learning styles’, which is a concept, widely promoted in some educational organizations, that believes that learners are more effective at learning when they are taught or study in certain ways, for example, auditory, visual, physical, experiential, etc. How many times have you heard a learner say ‘I’m a visual learner’? However, substantiating these claims is difficult, if at all achievable. Over 71 different models of learning style have been identified [Coffield, Frank; Moseley, David; Hall,