Latest Articles by Sarah Cordiner

Building Educational Efficacy in Post-Compulsory Education

By Sarah Cordiner / 01/04/2019

Building Educational Efficacy in Post-Compulsory Education Author: Sarah Cordiner When most educators or regulators assess the effectiveness of training and education programs, they tend to focus on the just skills and knowledge outcomes.   However, there is a more powerful, life-impacting criteria that most education providers (from sole-trading Trainers to international higher education institutions) are…

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4 Ways To Overcome The Overwhelm of Online Course Creation

By Sarah Cordiner / 13/07/2017

  Whether it’s the first course you’ve created online, or your 1000th, there’s nothing quite like creating something that has the potential for millions of people to access and benefit from. Despite the excitement of this prospect, it can also incite fear and overwhelm into a course creator and freeze them in their tracks.  So…

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17 Ways To Cultivate a Learning Culture in Your Organisation

By Sarah Cordiner / 07/07/2017

The learning culture of an organisation can be easily overthrown by even the most formidable learning and development departments Strategy cannot always ensure success. The learning culture of an organisation can be easily overthrown by even the most formidable learning and development departments.  Creating sustainable organisational change means having a strong and effective culture around…

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The Three Major Impacts That ‘Environment’ Can Have on Adult Learning Programs

By Sarah Cordiner / 05/07/2017

We do not learn in isolation All adult learning, even self-directed learning, rarely occurs “in splendid isolation from the world in which the learner lives; it is intimately related to that world and affected by it”. (Jarvis, 1987). Adult learning does not occur in a vacuum. What we need or want to learn, the opportunities…

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How To Enhance and Inform Your Training Plans Using Accredited Frameworks

By Sarah Cordiner / 04/07/2017

“You don’t need to reinvent the wheel when it comes to training design.  Most of the hard work has already been done for you” @CordinerSarah Use what’s already freely available to help you create quality learning experiences We’ve all heard of the old saying ‘don’t reinvent the wheel’, yet many educators and course designers still…

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The Benefits of Hiring Guest Speakers vs Training Organisations For Your Employee Development

By Sarah Cordiner / 01/07/2017

You don’t always need a training organisation. Reduce costs and maintain quality with professional speakers for your employee training – Sarah Cordiner Do you really need a registered training organisation to deliver your next employee development workshop? If your staff training absolutely requires an accredited outcome, then a RTO (Registered Training Organisation) – or a…

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Increase Your Student Retention by Contextualising Your Training

By Sarah Cordiner / 27/05/2017

Most experienced teachers will be able to recall a feeling of losing the engagement of a learner at some point in their career. It’s not an easy circumstance to manage – circumstantially or emotionally. Adult learners often have a choice about taking your course, as well as a voice (and in today’s world a very…

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