Helping Workplaces plan a great Learning at Work Week
Help for HR, Learning & Development Managers and Training Coordinators
Learning at Work Week is taking place between on 15-21st May 2017 but it's never too early (or too late!) to plan an event.
The Learning at Work Week website has all of the resources you need to start planning, including guides, activity ideas, promotional materials and special offers. The Campaign for Learning also runs a series of popular Plan a Brilliant Learning at Work Week workshops, which give you all of the insights you need to plan an unforgettable event.
Taking part in Learning at Work Week gives you the opportunity to encourage learning in your workplace as part of a national campaign, motivating staff and fostering a culture of learning that benefits all employees.
How Findcourses.co.uk can help
Our team of advisers can help you to source training providers to deliver training for your organisation. Using our extensive database of training providers, we can put you in touch with companies that are willing to offer free taster training sessions as part of your Learning at Work Week.
All you need to do is register your workplace and tell us a little about the kind of training that you would be interested in. We will then match you with one or more suitable training providers who can meet your requirements.
The service is completely free of charge.
Get free training workshops for Learning at Work Week
The official theme for Learning at Work Week 2017: Curious & Creative
Use the theme in any way that adds value to your workplace and organisation.
This year's Learning at Work Week theme is Curious and Creative. Your company can use the week as a platform to raise the profile of learning and development. It's an opportunity to run special activities that excite and engage colleagues, and build a momentum for learning that benefits your business and its employees.
Benefits of Learning at Work Week to your workplace
- Motivate your staff
- Highlight training opportunities
- Change attitudes to learning
- Identify skills gaps
- Support next step learning goals
- Get some great media coverage
- Get recognition for your department
- Grow your own talent
- Organise a fun week and get everyone involved!
Planning your Learning at Work Week
Stage one of planning Learning at Work Week in your workplace is deciding on a focus area and starting to brainstorm ideas for activities around this theme.
Stage two is identifying specific areas of learning that you can focus on, convincing management of the benefits of the week and finding out if you are being allocated a budget. Most companies spend around £100 on their activities, but there are many things you can organise for free.
Stage three is getting in touch with training providers that are willing to offer their services for Learning at Work Week and finding out what's available to you (often at no cost). This is where Findcourses.co.uk's match-making service can help you!
Stage four is registering your event on the Learning at Work Week website so others can be inspired and follow your progress - plus you'll be in with a chance of getting some PR on your day too - register your event here.
Stage five is have a great week! Don't forget to collect feedback from colleagues so you can be sure to organise a successful event the following year.
"Learning at Work Week is a great, low cost opportunity to engage and motivate people across the organisation, while driving learning and development. At WH Smith everyone gets involved including the Chairman and the Board."
Steve Clarke, Chief Executive, WH Smith
Findcourses.co.uk's match-making service - plan a great Learning at Work Week
Findcourses.co.uk works closely with training providers to help people like you find the most suitable professional development training and courses. We believe that Learning at Work Week is a fantastic way for you to encourage your fellow colleagues to take part in learning in the workplace - and we can help you organise your Learning at Work Week!
Findcourses.co.uk is offering a free match-making service between anyone who would like to organise a Learning at Work Week event in their organisation and training providers who would like to offer their services, including taster training sessions or sample courses. All you need to do is fill in our registration form and we'll get the ball rolling for you.
Click on the link below to let us know what you are looking for - we'll take care of the rest.
Successful Learning at Work Events
Find out about previous years' events - read the case studies: