Pre-Conference Workshop M4
Learning Works – The Future of Workplace Learning
Date Wednesday, Dec 5 Time – Room Check Price: free of charge Status: fully booked
GIZ - Academy for International Cooperation, Germany
My name is Guenter Podlacha, and I am heading the divison Global Knowledge Sharing & Learning at Academy for International Cooperation (AIZ) of GIZ GmbH - German Development Cooperation.
17 years ago - then in stoneage of the Web - I started with online information systems, virtual communication & networking, e-learning, and e-coaching.
My special interests are [e-]learning methodology and management, and the interface wo/men and ICT, where I am often mediating between users and ICT systems, and especially the Internet.
In my first life I was exploring the nature, working as ranger and scientist in natural resource management - that's still more than a hobby.
GIZ - Academy for International Cooperation, Germany
My name is Philipp Busch and I am a Project Manager working at GIZ's divison Global Knowledge Sharing & Learning at Academy for International Cooperation (AIZ) - German Development Cooperation in Bonn. My work comprises different areas, mainly in the field of E-Learning and Gamification, in which i am writing my phD in Germany. My Master Thesis dealt with the subject of E-Learning and Change Management.
Apart from work i love traveling and sailing..
Anja C. Wagner
FrolleinFlow - Institute for creative flaneurs, Germany
Dr. Anja C. Wagner deals with global transformation in the digital age.
In the last two decades, she managed numerous digital education projects for (big) companies, universities, NGOs and independent initiatives. There are also ten years of teaching and research in universities. She is considered a creative trendsetter and describes herself as an educational transformer. Her purpose is, to empower individuals, institutions and regions to connect to modern, networked learning environments.
As an expert at the interface between globally linked work and digital education, she focusses on the topics of user experience, education policy, workflow management and our future in a networked society. To this end, she likes to rely on her growing (online) network to develop new formats, online courses, e-books and community networks as well as practicing Citizen Science.
Today, she offers studies, lectures, consulting and various online projects under the umbrella of FrolleinFlow GbR. FLOWCAMPUS is one of those online projects. It's an innovative network of creative people, bringing together the needs of small and medium companies with the networking skills of the creative class.
International Training Centre of the International Labour Organisation (ITC-ILO), Italy
Tom Wambeke has Master’s degrees in educational science and in cultural management. Before joining the Centre, he was an assistant professor at the University of Leuven, Belgium, and a specialist in distance learning innovation in higher education. He has also worked as a project manager, trainer and consultant in Europe and Africa.
He is now a Programme Officer within the DELTA unit, specializing in innovative educational technology, instructional design, lifelong e-learning, social media and knowledge management.
Tom advises and assists colleagues, outside customers and partners on learning and knowledge sharing methods and technology, with a focus on information and communication technology for e-learning, blended learning and workplace learning.
He has helped run projects and training-of-trainer workshops on networked e-learning, knowledge-sharing and innovation in the following countries or territories: Tanzania, Kenya, Pakistan, Thailand, Jamaica, Peru, Iran, Brazil, Colombia, Senegal, Zambia and the Gaza Strip.
He monitors and contributes actively to international conferences and engages with international professional communities through blogs, podcasts, wikis and forums. There are regular updates on the Centre’s learning and technology blog.
ABC Tillmann - Consulting in Education, Germany
- Business consultant specialized in Corporate Learning
Developing innovative learning strategies for leading international companies / organizations, e.g.:
- How to link Corporate Learning closely to Corporate Strategy?
- How can agile learning support agile work?
- How to prepare employees as well as organizations for a more self-directed, autonomous model of learning?
- How to integrate learning routines into daily work?
- How to transform the learning culture of an organization?
- How to leverage the potential of digitization in learning?
Learning is changing rapidly, and workplace learning and training are as well. How can we come to terms with this change practically and concretely? Can we use agile methodologies to create better results, faster - in support of new workplace learning? What are useful strategies in order to avoid making wrong investments? What is the future of methods such as gamification? What is the impact of new forms of working?
We believe these and many other related questions can only be answered by sharing our knowledge and experiences.
This Pre-Conference Workshop (co-organised by GIZ’s Academy for International Cooperation and the International Training Centre of the ILO) will be facilitated as a bar camp in an open-space format and will focus on concrete practices und proven cases brought in by a team of expert facilitators and by you, the participants.
Everyone interested in sharing their thinking and practice vis-à-vis new workplace learning in formal and non-formal learning settings from the workplace-learning sector, education institutions, the policy sector, and governmental organisations
Take-aways include personalised learning bricks, enriched insights into the manifoldness of workplace learning, as well as ideas on how to challenge workplace learning in an open and non-formal manner!