• Using theory-based evaluation principles to evaluate training

    Were a Training Manager from 1960 to take a trip on a time machine to the present day they would emerge to a scarcely recognisable world. Learner-centred training, user-generated content and on-line delivery would all be things of wonder. However, they could draw comfort from evaluation methodologies: the Kirkpatrick framework, first enunciated in the 1950s, is still the cornerstone of training...

  • The British Institute for Learning & Development announces the BILD’s 2016 Standards for Learning & Development

    The BILD’s Standards for Learning & Development provide guidance to any organisation concerned to ensure that its Learning & Development activities meet quality-assured best-practice. Chief Executive David Apparicio explains the background to development of the Standards:“Without credible best-practice Standards there can be no effective quality assurance of professional performance at...