Network Rail E-Learning

ELS announces the launch of the Network Rail Commercial E-learning Portal.  ELS in collaboration with Network Rail Commercial have designed, developed and authored 31 commercial E-learning modules that will enable Network Rail commercial staff to access new learning opportunities as well as providing a resource that they can use to revise and refresh their knowledge … Read more

Use it or lose it!

For those of our readers who have access to ELCAS funding from their military service, now is the time to contact our sales team on 01235 861805 to discuss how we might support CPD with this year’s funding… use it or lose it! Feed the brain The MOD’s Enhanced Learning Credits Administration Service (ELCAS) provides … Read more

New Year, New….Employment Law Change?!

ELS’s very own Nicole Symes Frazer has been out and about getting stuck into the Good Work Plan helping business owners and HR professionals learn how to implement change in their organisations. With the Good Work Plan present in the forefront of our minds (and most likely many others too!) we decided to join forces … Read more

ISO Accreditation success

ELS enjoyed hosting their ISO 9001 and 14001 assessor early in December, and are delighted that we passed with flying colours! ISO 9001 and is for the following activities: the design, development and delivery of bespoke training courses including management skills, continual professional development, vocational education as well as specialised defence and homeland security, training … Read more

Giving Feedback

In this week’s podcast Arnie looks at giving feedback – highly relevant for teachers and managers. He offers 6 key factors, to ensure good feedback BREEDS success, and also a 4 step structure for giving constructively critical feedback. He also distinguishes between 3 types of feedback – only one of which is truly relevant. Arnie … Read more

Local Government Expo

ELS enjoyed having a stand at the Local Government Expo at the Novotel in Hammersmith on 28 November. We were delighted to meet many interesting people with some amazing experiences and job roles. Jane and Belinda were kept busy talking with the visitors to our stand about the whole range of training and development which … Read more

AURORA Partner Insight Event

Aurora Training from Explosive Learning Solutions

ELS were very pleased to attend the AURORA Partner Insight event “fit for the future” on 6th November. Lots of interesting presentations and discussions about the Engineering Delivery Partnership (EDP) with the Aurora team and partners about how to develop as an aligned community and continuously improve our value to the MOD. Dr Jonathan Cook … Read more

Interactive Workshop

ELS Live Blog

We delivered an interactive workshop on agile and adaptive team management as part of the MRC facility managers’ forum day at the Museum of Brands in London on Wednesday 6th November. The workshop involved introductions to Lean management tools and Agile Project Management techniques, which were then utilised in an exercise run in teams. The … Read more