About Robin Hoyle, Head of Learning Innovation

Robin has spent almost three decades as a strategic L&D leader, trainer and consultant. As a writer and blogger he focuses on workforce development policies, learning strategies, tools and techniques. He has written two books, ‘Informal Learning in Organizations: How to Create a Continuous Learning Culture’ and ‘Complete Training: From Recruitment to Retirement’, both published by Kogan Page. Robin is a Fellow of the Learning and Performance Institute and the Chair of the World of Learning Conference. In his role as Head of Learning and Technology for Huthwaite International, he is exploring routes to enhancing the learning experience and the impact of all Huthwaite’s training and learning interventions.

Creating an Effective Learning Environment

Video bite size series: Areas Learning and Development professionals should carefully consider when creating an effective learning environment. Excerpts are taken from Robin Hoyle's closing key note speech at World of Learning conference earlier this year.

By |2018-09-18T08:27:55+00:00November 29th, 2017|Categories: L&D video, Learning & Development, Sales, Sales videos|

Revisiting the validity of CPD – and a new process which might actually work

Robin Hoyle, Learning and Development expert, explores the pains, the future and the true potential of Continuing Professional Development points.

By |2018-09-18T08:24:22+00:00July 21st, 2017|Categories: L&D articles, Learning & Development|

Why more ‘educators’ are needed in the L&D environment

L&D expert, Robin Hoyle argues the need for more ‘educators’ to become a part of the L&D environment.

By |2018-09-18T08:21:36+00:00February 22nd, 2017|Categories: L&D articles, Learning & Development|

Will Artificial Intelligence send us hurtling towards ‘learning magnolia?’

What threat does increasing AI pose to learning and development? In this article Robin argues using algorithms to predict what people want or need actually reduces choice rather than expands it.

By |2018-09-18T08:21:03+00:00February 9th, 2017|Categories: L&D articles, Learning & Development|

Classroom training: Villain of L&D?

One of the key challenges faced by Learning and Development is the change in learning options. However do these changes in the L&D world have an effect on the importance of traditional classroom training? In this article Robin explores some great ways of maximising on the opportunities presented by classroom training.

Are we losing respect for learning expertise? L&D start the fight back

Learning and development practitioners have long traded on their expertise. But what if that expertise is no longer required or – even if more vital than ever – no longer valued?

Why is the UK not feeling the benefit of a better-qualified workforce?

Why L&D teams should look to challenge the way people are employed and managed within their organisations in order to make the difference we need to make.

By |2018-09-18T08:13:37+00:00May 4th, 2016|Categories: L&D articles, Learning & Development|

Learning lessons from Leicester City

It’s an old learning and training trope that we can use sporting metaphors to shed some light on organisational issues and skills development in particular but there are four reasons why I think that the success of Leicester City may have some wider resonance.

By |2018-09-18T08:13:19+00:00May 3rd, 2016|Categories: L&D articles, Learning & Development|

Learning and Development – what’s the future?

Tony Hughes, CEO of Huthwaite International, and Robin Hoyle, writer and consultant in the field of Learning and Development and partner with Huthwaite, look at the current and future state of Learning and Development.

By |2018-09-18T08:09:16+00:00February 22nd, 2016|Categories: L&D video, Learning & Development|