Neuroscience and CPD: Making new connections between Academia and Business

2017-03-05T16:16:12+00:00 Sunday, 5 March, 2017|Categories: Best practice sharing|Tags: , |

Guest Blog by: - Amanda Rosewarne, Director - CPD Standards Office (CPDSO)   “Just like paths in a forest, you lose the connections you don’t use.” Neuroscientist and Author, David Eaglman The CPD Standards Office has become increasingly interested in neuroscience and behaviour change and has started to focus some of their research on CPD [...]

CPD Benchmarking for Professional Bodies – Moving CPD into the Digital Age

2016-10-13T06:55:52+00:00 Thursday, 9 June, 2016|Categories: Research|Tags: , , |

In partnership with the MemberWise Network, the CPD Standards Office is hosting a research consultation for associations and membership organisations.  Exploring the new “digital era of CPD” including new technology trends, as well as social and legislative demands, the consultation will focus on the real impact the digital age is having on CPD policies, recording [...]

We are all responsible for our own behaviour

2016-10-13T06:55:54+00:00 Sunday, 14 February, 2016|Categories: MemberWise Recognised Supplier, Opinion Piece, Publication/ Review|Tags: , , , |

Author: Susie Kay, MD of The Professionalism Group and a MemberWise Ambassador. Choosing a consultant from the sector makes a lot of sense. In a recent article The Guardian printed a lurid piece in their Voluntary Sector Network, as part of their ‘Confessions of a charity professional’ series, supposedly written by an individual who told [...]

Top 4 shifts in continuing professional development (Network Views)

2017-03-16T12:32:10+00:00 Wednesday, 10 February, 2016|Categories: Best practice sharing, Opinion Piece|Tags: , , |

Network Views – an opinion piece on a set monthly theme that gives a voice to the thought leaders of the membership and association sector and acknowledges their knowledge and experience. The monthly theme for February is Continued Professional Development (CPD) and e-Learning - in time for our upcoming CPD-related stream at Membership Excellence 2016 [...]

Micro-learning- fast, effective and high quality

2016-10-13T06:55:54+00:00 Thursday, 4 February, 2016|Categories: Advice & Tips, MemberWise Recognised Supplier|Tags: , , |

Author: Amanda Rosewarne, Director of CPD Accreditation and Research, The CPD Standards Office E-Learning platforms and micro-learning tools may be quick ways for your employees to learn but we believe at the CPD Standards Office, training must still remain high quality in order to make online learning strategies effective. Search, click, and learn The rise [...]

Recruiting e-learning professionals: trends, tips and typical salaries

2016-10-13T06:55:57+00:00 Wednesday, 27 January, 2016|Categories: Advice & Tips, MemberWise Recognised Supplier, Trends|Tags: , |

Author: Samantha Johnston, Consultant for TPP Education & Training.  There’s currently a big focus on e-learning and e-assessment in membership bodies. Not only does an online education platform mean that an organisation is more “up to date”, it also directly results in increased revenue and student numbers, as it means that distance learning both nationally and [...]

#HTWEB15: Taking a BIG step

2016-10-13T06:55:59+00:00 Tuesday, 10 November, 2015|Categories: MemberWise conference, MemberWise Recognised Supplier, Survey|Tags: , , , , |

Last week I was chairing a seminar track at Harnessing the Web 2015 (#HTWEB15), the biggest MemberWise conference to date with 300 delegates registered. My seminar track, held in Room 2, was supported by Pixl8 and SmartImpact. It was focused on how to optimise online member engagement, value and growth. One of the themes that [...]

4th November 2015 – The Day the Membership & Association Sector Takes Online to the Next Level: Be Part of It!

2016-10-13T06:56:03+00:00 Monday, 19 October, 2015|Categories: Invitation, MemberWise conference|Tags: , , , , , |

MemberWise, the independent network for association and membership professionals, delivers two annual conferences per year: Harnessing the Web (autumn) and Membership Excellence (spring). These vibrant 1 day conferences are must-attend events in the association and membership sector's calendar. Harnessing the Web 2015 conference will take on 4th November at Lancaster Hotel – conveniently located in [...]

VIDEO – Veena Naik, Learning & Development Officer, CIMA – e-Mentoring Insight

2016-10-13T06:56:07+00:00 Saturday, 31 January, 2015|Categories: Interview, MemberWise conference, Video|Tags: , , |

In this MemberWise Insight we interview Veena about the current CIMA e-Mentoring pilot that is being conducted with up to 1,000 student members. Veena introduces CIMA, outlines why e-Montoring is being piloted, provides an overview of the member focused drivers for the project and outlines how the organisation will measure success. This Insight [...]

The Professional Learning Iceberg

2016-10-13T06:56:07+00:00 Friday, 5 December, 2014|Categories: Best practice sharing, Research|Tags: |

Members' professionalism, lifelong learning and Continuing Professional Development (CPD) is an integral part of my role as Membership Manager for the Institute of Chartered Foresters. The motivation behind members' CPD is an area that interests me greatly. Earlier this year, I wrote a blog post for the Institute of Chartered Foresters entitled The Top 5 [...]