Professional Development

Be Inspired

A collection of inspirational articles to support your training and development.

Dec 10, 2021, 10:30 AM
There are many studies available on different types of learners but essentially we all take on information in different ways. From the visual learner who can recall details from images or video to the reader type who will happily disseminate information from text, there is no doubt that a single approach to training will never work.
Dec 6, 2021, 4:30 PM
We don’t underestimate the quality that good trainers contribute to face-to-face training and people would be forgiven for thinking they cannot influence online training content in the same way. Whilst online training will never replace the unique aspects of in-person interaction and spontaneity, there are ways in which your training expertise can shine online.
Dec 1, 2021, 10:30 AM
Any frog will tell you (albeit in a series of unintelligible croaks) that the ability to be able to project your voice across a vast territory is crucial for survival. For our amphibious friends, this comes down to the usual squabbles around territoriality and securing a mate. But for professionals with an interest in training (and a warped imagination) there is a definite link, here, to the human realm and the world of organisational culture.
Nov 24, 2021, 10:27 AM
The idea of being ‘boxed in’ is not just unappealing for us Frogs, it is something most humans avoid too. Unfortunately many company investments in technology end up doing just that, leaving people restricted and unable to move forward as a result.
Nov 18, 2021, 10:27 AM
The world of corporate training is full of seeming impossibilities. How do we stay compliant, when the costs of delivering compliance training to all of our staff make it unworkable? It is a headache for any HR team. Or as improbable as a Frog jumping more than twenty times its own body length.
Nov 12, 2021, 9:30 AM
For any organisation, staff training impacts on success, on so many levels. Good training leads to staff that are competent and feel valued, which in turn enhances the culture of the organisation and raises the bar in terms of quality and output. A strong culture of CPD is not a “nice to have”. It is a necessity, helping your school to stay ahead in what is an increasingly competitive landscape.
Aug 23, 2021, 11:30 AM
Staff training and development is important in any organisation. For International Schools, it has profound significance. From attracting the right staff and dealing with a high staff turnover, through to managing regional compliance and keeping staff up-to-date on school policies and procedures, your school’s investment in staff training is vital. 
Aug 4, 2021, 7:30 AM
In our #ProTips series we have taken sound pedagogical principles to help enhance information delivery, from compliance training through to cultural content, to help learners interpret and better retain knowledge shared.
Jul 27, 2021, 11:30 AM
Training people is far from easy, considering different learning styles, environments and often delivering content that is important but may be uninteresting to the audience. So, what makes training content go from ‘good’ to ‘great? We share 7 tips to help get the ideas flowing.