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How long does it take?

One of the first conversations we have with many of our clients starts like this: I’ve already done a full learning needs analysis and gathered all the content; how fast can you develop an e-learning module for me? People seem quite surprised when we still want to go through a Discovery process before giving a […]

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ConCOVE

It’s great to see how the building blocks of the VET Sector reforms known as RoVE are starting to come together. Workforce Development Councils are taking shape, and the Construction and Infrastructure COVE is also underway. As an Associate to ConCOVE https://concove.ac.nz , we see the intended projects as pivotal to innovation in learning across the sector. […]

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Skills or resilience? You choose?

The 2020 Deloitte Global Human Capital Trends report is out. I’ve dipped into the chapter on Beyond reskilling; Investing in resilience for uncertain futures. If you have an interest in how your organisation can thrive in a world of accelerating change, you should read it. It suggests that the increasing pace of change probably makes the strategy of […]

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Bite-Sized Learning Solutions

So Microlearning is a big deal these days and if you’re still using your Learning Management System (or LMS) and standard e-learning tools to produce SCORM-type learning you’re probably not doing it in the most cost-effective or efficient manner. At Synapsys we’ve teamed up with industry-leading systems to be able to offer great ways to […]

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LTIG - 11th June 2019 - Christchurch Event

We’ve covered some interesting topics at the Learning Technology Interest Group over the last few sessions like Learning Design and Learning Experience Design. Few are more topical than microlearning though, and for our next session we’ll be looking at how ‘badging’ and micro-credentials tie in with bite-sized learning. Recently we published a piece on Practical […]

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Knowledge Management rides again?

Remember the Knowledge Management wave that moved through in the early ’90s? Large repositories of live shared process documents that gave everyone a shared view of how things were done…. Whatever happened? LMSs came along, instructional content was easier to digest and maybe more effective… Perhaps it’s time in the L&D space has come again […]

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Notes from the Learning Technology Group

Learning Technology Interest Group (LTIG) in Christchurch is a collaborative group in the region made up of people and organisations with a strong interest in leveraging technology to improve learning in their organisations. Synapsys plays a pivotal role in the group, by organising the events and communications of the group and encouraging members to present, […]

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