"Self-Directed Learning - Workshop Module Options"
(an outline approach that can be modified to specific organisational/team needs)
80% of effective learning does not take place in a formal "training" environment.
Learning is generally more effective when it is self-directed.
Learning is about addressing current and future business challenges.
Self-directed learning fits well with organisations who are developing a learning culture.
Team learning provides the "+"s that help a team become greater than the sum of its parts.
Personal Learning Timeline
What are the experiences that have had most impact on your learning so far?
What was it about those experiences that made them so special?
Who are the people that have had the most impact on your learning so far?
What did those people do that made the experience so special?
Learning Styles & The Learning Cycle
What are learning styles and why are they important?
Understanding your own and other's learning styles
Implications for future learning
Traps in short-circuiting the Planning, Doing, Reviewing, Thinking Learning Cycle
Building & Maintaining an Effective Learning Network
List those people who you currently learn from (inside and outside of work)
Plot on the chart how you use these people to help your learning
How many people do you rely on for your learning?
Where are the gaps on the chart and what would be the benefits of filling them?
What strategies and tactics are available to fill these gaps?
Capitalising on Learning
Recognising blocks to learning and developing the enablers to overcome them
Personal, Team and Organisational Enablers
"Active" learning - adapting/trying new things and making connections/widening understanding.
The Wadenhoe Model® - for self-directed learning. Linking the business strategy to 5 "P"s:
Performance, Person, Place, Purpose and Process
- to form a rigorous, up-to-date, personal development plan
90 day "snapshot"
Medium and long-term plans
Option for discussing and planning how they might use all of the above with their team
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