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Charity eLearning success stories published at World of Learning

The Charity Learning Consortium is publishing several case studies at the World of Learning Conference & Exhibition, with Macmillan Cancer Support, Plan and The National Autistic Society, celebrating the great work being done within charity learning

PRLog - Sep. 13, 2011 - The Charity Learning Consortium - which recently reached a milestone in its history with its 100th charity member - will be publishing several case studies at its stand - number E140 - at The World of Learning Conference & Exhibition, 27-28 September at the NEC, Birmingham.

The eLearning stories of success are being jointly published with Towards Maturity, the highly regarded benchmarking organisation which developed the case studies.

The spotlight on Macmillan Cancer Support for example, focuses on innovative L&D at the charity, which is celebrating its centenary this year. The case study is a great example of how much can be achieved by initially just one person - and then a small L&D team - at the cancer care and support charity.

"You don't need a large team to develop an interactive, user focused learning environment. Neither do you need to create resources if appropriate generic content already exists," explains case study author Lesley Price of Towards Maturity. "Macmillan achieved success by staying focused, by bringing together a range of resources from different providers but giving it a Macmillan look and feel, and only creating content when trying to meet specific user needs."

Each case study ends with useful hints and tips, from lessons learnt by the organisations along the way.

Martin Baker, the founder and CEO of the Consortium, will also take part in the lunchtime panel debate in the World of Learning Conference: 'How can L&D deliver with reduced time and budgets?'

Several charity members of the Consortium are also taking an active part in the Conference, helping to raise the profile of charity learning.

Nancy Ouma, Assessment & Training Manager at VSO, will be presenting on the hot topic of social learning; Peter Coley, Head of Learning & Development at St Mungo's, the charity which helps homeless people, will be focusing on what happens after training, and - vitally - how you get behaviour to then change. And Gareth Gilleeney, Learning & Development Manager at housing and homelessness charity Shelter, will be joining Martin Baker on the lunchtime panel debate.

All charities get a special 50% discount via the Consortium to attend the World of Learning Conference and Exhibition. Members of the Consortium should use the code CLCMEM when booking, charities which are not members but may be interested in the work of the Consortium, please use the code CLCNON.

For more details of the packed World of Learning Conference programme, visit its website at www.learnevents.com.

About the Charity Learning Consortium:

Efficiency through collaboration

The Charity Learning Consortium (CLC) enables cost effective eLearning in the Third Sector. We're the largest group of UK based charities collaborating to make eLearning affordable, with 100 charity members. The CLC makes online learning available to countless volunteers and well over 100,000 Third Sector staff.

Charities join to save money, but also benefit from networking with others with similar goals, sharing resources, ideas and best practice. Members also enjoy special discounts and specialist workshops designed to help them make the most of eLearning.

Collaboration is at the heart of what we do.

Find out more at www.charitylearning.org

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The Charity Learning Consortium (CLC) enables cost effective eLearning in the Third Sector making online learning available to countless volunteers and well over 100,000 Third Sector staff. Find out more at www.charitylearning.org

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Last Updated:Sep 22, 2011
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