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604, 2021

Five Steps Toward True Workplace Inclusion for People with Disabilities

People with disabilities bring the value of different perspectives and experiences to any organisation. Not only that, but research consistently shows that they often perform better than many of their colleagues, stay longer at a company – and take less leave. Yet they are still some of the most under-represented individuals in the workplace. They are rarely the focus of diversity activity and, when companies do seek to include people with disabilities, they medicalise their needs, rather than working in partnership [...]

3103, 2021

Where is Your Empathy Towards Your Transgender Colleagues? You Left it in 2016…

  Alasdair James Scott, Senior Consultant at PDT Global, shares insight into the cross-roads many of the transgender community are facing, now more than ever, along with useful tips on how to pick up the momentum towards empathy. In the same month as Transgender Day of Visibility, my local film institute hosts its annual celebration of queer film and on-screen representation. A normally in-person affair, the Flare Film Festival fell foul of these pandemic times and was converted to a digital [...]

1103, 2021

5 Things You, as a Learning Professional, Need to Know About Disability

We all experience our abilities and impairments differently, and we all have unique learning needs. Only by asking team members about their individual needs - rather than making assumptions - can we truly create more accessible and inclusive learning environments. So when organizations do seek to include people who are differently abled, they often start with an occupational health assessment - telling people what they already know about themselves at a cost to the business. PDT Global's Consultant, Eleanor Brett, shares [...]

803, 2021

PDT Global’s parent company, LTG, reinforces position as Strategic Leader in Digital Learning in 2021 Fosway 9-Grid™

For the fifth consecutive year, Learning Technologies Group, and its market-leading group of learning and talent businesses, including [BRAND] has been named a Strategic Leader for its global learning solutions, capabilities and innovation.   LONDON, UK–[BRAND]’s parent company, Learning Technologies Group plc (LTG), a provider of services and technologies for digital learning and talent management, has been identified on the 2021 Fosway 9-Grid™ for Digital Learning as a Strategic Leader. This marks the fifth consecutive year that LTG has appeared as [...]

403, 2021

“Choose to Challenge” is Not Just For International Women’s Day

Choose to Challenge is the campaign theme for this year’s International Women’s Day – on the basis that a challenged world is an alert world. We can choose to challenge and call out gender bias and inequity. We can choose to seek out and celebrate women’s achievements. Collectively, we can all help create an inclusive world. Here, Angela Peacock, revisits some of the challenges she has chosen  to tackle in the 20+ years since first setting up PDT Global in her [...]

103, 2021

“OK, Boomer”: How to Bridge the Generational Divide in Online Training

For training professionals the question is: How can we cater for everyone, free from assumptions, while anticipating the nuanced needs of participants, some of which will be related to their age? The pandemic meant that a lot of training changed beyond all expectations — no more flying around the world for conferences or classroom sessions. We’re living in a brave new world, where technology is powering and facilitating the delivery of knowledge. Taking training into the living rooms, kitchens and bookcase-lined [...]

103, 2021

How to embrace the digital revolution and break the training mold

The current situation has presented companies of all shapes and sizes with brilliant opportunities – but also worrying realities. Until now, it was easy to think that change stems from being in a room with like-minded people and a trainer. But the pandemic suddenly shone a spotlight on technology – and this gave us some fantastic creations. Video learning hit a peak, for example, and gamification exploded everywhere. Digital training can be whatever you want it to be – a 30-second [...]

2402, 2021

Is Hybrid Working the Real Challenge for 2021?

We got used to the WFH challenge, and we’re only now waking up to the blended challenge. So, what can leaders do to adapt to the hybrid working model? A major point for consideration is inclusion – or rather, the potential for excluding remote colleagues. Senior Associate for PDT Global, Paul Brady, discusses the need for transparency and positive actions to ensure remote workers don’t feel like second class citizens in his latest article for C-Level Online. Read the article in [...]

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