April 2016 saw us issue our 50,000th Open Badge for a successfully completed course. Now, roughly eight months later (Jan 2017), due to the increasing popularity of both the platform and of Open Badges in general, we have passed the 100,000 Open Badges issues milestone.
Learning and Development
Setting goals and making them happen
Goal setting is an essential part of making your ambitions a reality. Without clear and focused objectives, it becomes increasingly difficult to stay on track and keep to a productive time frame. When it comes to your CPD, careful planning is the most effective way of making sure you hit that 35 hour target.
e-Learning and the Employability Skills Gap
In this article, we take a look at the employability skills crisis facing employers in the United Kingdom and explore ways in which RWA can help employers and young people ensure that the transition from formal education into the world of work is a smooth one.
My Development Zone at Introbiz Expo 2016
After months of preparation, the Development Zone team were excited to launch our new online learning platform at Introbiz Expo 2016 at the Motorpoint Arena in Cardiff.
CPD – Think Again!
We’ve all sat through some dire training sessions, simply looking at the clock in mind-numbing boredom, waiting for it to end, and retaining very little of what we were taught. But Continuous Professional Development doesn’t need to be like that.
How to be an effective worker: Gantt Chart
Managing workplace projects can be a struggle, especially when you’re juggling various tasks and working to tight deadlines. A Gantt chart is a commonly used project management tool designed to organise tasks against a specific time frame.
Case Study: Eastwood and Partners - Why do we use Dev Zone for CPD?
CPD (Continuous Professional Development) the dreaded, essential and inconvenient truth of working in a profession. There is a very important element that is overlooked in the sentiment above – ownership.
Becoming a more effective learner
One of the most important factors when becoming a more effective learner is identifying the learning style that suits you best.