Transfer – A Journey – New Seminar Dates Available

The new dates for the Transfer Seminar in Manchester are now available. GM Members can get this at a reduced price. See here for details. For more information please visit pur podcast. Transfer – A Journey: An Introductory Podcast

Read it and Weep!

Carl Sagan was an utter genius. Look no further than the below. This is as true of learning in business as it has ever been. Don’t fall for snake oil nonsense, contact us instead.  

Terrifying But Vital – From the BBC

I find it hard to explain the harrowing effect this documentary had on me last night. I was reduced to tears by the power of the individual testimonials and shaking with rage at the callous disregard for fellow human beings the perpetrators displayed through the vile actions they took. I had just spent a wonderful […]

Another Myth Exposed

Elizabeth Walters over at TED talks exposes another myth. This pervasive bit of nonsense is yet another example of how these mind worms can infect individual thinking and cause problems in the workplace. ” I am more left-sided than right, so am not good at this…” This, along with other nonsense such as the change […]

Apprenticeship Providers – Why Throw Money Away Like That

Want To Improve Your Profits – Read On Yes, would seem to be the answer, with an average retention rate of just 64.5% that’s one whack of money you are all losing as a result. (Source). At an average income of £6000 per apprentice, that’s a whopping £2,130 per apprentice that is being wasted, per […]

£45,000 You as a Provider are Losing on 10 Apprentices

The Disgraceful State of Completion Rates There is a Shark in our midst, and not just the disgraceful state of completion rates, but the apparent failure to tackle a subject we all moan about constantly. "What are we gonna do with the millennial generation?" This is felt most acutely by Apprentice Providers and Levy Organisations [...]

Resilience for Apprentices – Workshop Launch

Guest Blogger today is Barry Wall the course leader, and our MD! As course leader for the north, alongside Julie Price our southern leader, I am delighted to announce that our new workshop, specifically designed with apprentice providers in mind is now available. Resilience for Apprentices: A 3.5 hour workshop of challenging and thoughtful learning […]

CBI/Pearson Survey Highlights Risks to Employers in Learning Provision

A CBI/Pearson survey of 344 firms found that 32 percent were dissatisfied with graduates’ ‘attitudes and behaviours of self-management and resilience An interesting article over at the CBI, particular interest from the report includes the statement: “Quality of teaching, learning and careers inspiration defines the life chances of young people – it’s a shared challenge […]

Experiences of Trans* People in the Medical World

As part of our ongoing work with our Transfer – A Journey Seminar, we are delighted to have access to this interesting podcast from the British Medical Journal Talks Medicine series of articles. Hearing the testimony of Trans* people of the experiences they traverse from a medical perspective; is sobering as well as informative. For […]