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My Last Blog for GoodPractice

After eight years at GoodPractice Towers, I’m off to pastures new. In my final blog post I share some career highlights, as well as reflecting on how things have changed, not only in my role but across GoodPractice as a business. When I first began life as a Content Editor… read more

Content Editor Position

Content Editor Position Location: Edinburgh Salary: Competitive DOE Role Type: Full time permanent We’re looking for someone to help us produce really great learning content for our leadership and management audience. The main thing we need is someone with fantastic writing skills. Not just good writing skills – only brilliant… read more

Great Summer Reads 2015

INSIDE GOODPRACTICE SERIES: by Justin Anderson The GoodPractice office is lucky to be populated by a diverse and discerning collection of bibliophiles. Twice a year, we share that joy with our clients by producing a list of recommended reads for the holiday seasons. This year’s list of Summer Reads is… read more

Emerald acquires GoodPractice

    For fifteen years, GoodPractice has been a small company with a family feel that has punched well above its weight. We’ve innovated at the forefront of the on-demand performance support market. With a focus on user experience, our toolkits and e-learning make a tangible difference to leaders and senior… read more

How L&D Can Take On Google: Four Hot Trends from ATD2015

What do you do when you find a lump on your arm? Call the doctor and wait days for an appointment? Or, like millions of others, do you Google “why is there a lump on my arm” and get an instant answer without ever leaving your chair? Last week I… read more

Reflections on my first CIPD L&D show

Last week I travelled to Olympia in London to attend my first CIPD L&D show. As Content and Lead Research Editor for GoodPractice, an important part of my job is keeping tabs on the latest trends and hottest topics in L&D. This conference was a great opportunity for me to… read more

Optimism bias beats at the heart of UK L&D

We’re almost ready to share the latest edition of our popular UK Learning Trends Index with you. Over the past few weeks we’ve been knee-deep in Excel spreadsheets, conducting some serious number crunching! As we gear up to publish the full report later this month, here’s a sneak peak at… read more

Catriona MacLeod

Catriona MacLeod
Senior Editor


The seven deadliest sins of social networking at work

While social networking can be a powerful means of communicating on an individual and organisational basis, employees don’t always make the connection between their professional and personal online presence. Employers, meanwhile, are often concerned about the potential damage that social media posts might have on their organisation’s reputation, with managers… read more

Informal Learning: Decoding the myths and mysteries: Infographic

Informal learning is the unofficial, impromptu way people learn how to do their jobs. This infographic outlines why we shouldn’t ignore informal learning and describes the models developed by  Jay Cross, Dan Pontefract and  “70:20:10″, which put a framework around this style of learning. A very interesting read. Informal Learning: Decoding… read more

Educating the leaders of tomorrow

How L&D staff have risen to face the challenges of a new dynamism in Higher Education by Paul Gray, Marketing Manager at GoodPractice On the 23rd and 24th of April 2015, Learning & Development staff from across the UK will arrive in Edinburgh for the Staff Development Forum spring conference. The… read more

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