Brinkerhoff and AITD 2013

So I didn’t post last night mainly because I had been awake since 4.00am travelling down to Melbourne for the pre-conference workshop with Robert Brinkerhoff and what a fantastic workshop it was.

As a lot of you know I am a huge fan of Robert’s work, his books on high impact learning and success case method evaluation have been an enormous influence on the way in which I think about organisational learning.

Robert went through his High Impact Learning process and how to implement it inside organisations. He shared stories and challenged us to think differently around how as learning and development people interact with the business.

If the rest of the conference is as fantastic as yesterday’s workshop it will be one of the best yet.

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Paul Rasmussen is one of Australia’s most widely read Vocational Education and Training Commentators. He provides deep, unbiased analysis and insights not only on topical issues, but also on the underlying structure and policy which supports the industry. His writing and analysis has been praised for its uncompromising and thought provoking style and its ability to focus on the issues of real importance to the sector. He has advised various government departments and ministers, training providers, public and private organisations, not for profits and small to medium enterprises on the VET sector and the issues and opportunities facing it. He is one of Australia’s most awarded learning professionals and a regular speaker at a range of conventions and forums. His extensive experience in vocational education, and learning and development coupled with formal qualifications in philosophy, ethics, business and education management allow Paul to provide a unique view of the road ahead and how to navigate it.

One Response to Brinkerhoff and AITD 2013

  1. Leo Salazar says:

    I’ve also been a fan of Brinkerhoff’s ever since meeting him at an ASTD conference 6 years ago. He was followed around the conference by a coterie of groupies, like a rock star. You’d think this sort of adulation would feed one’s ego, but the truth is Rob is a really nice guy. Humble, unassuming – he simply wants to help organizations perform better through more effective learning. He’s been a real influence on me, both professionally and personally.

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