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Making Learning Circles - DIGITAL DIY
SYNOPSIS ATD 2016 State of the Industry report stated that instructor-led classroom hours reduced from 63% in 2008 to 49% in 2015 and technology-based learning hours increased from 32% in 2008 to 42% in 2015 (source: ATD Research) Are you leading digital transformation of your training and learning? Learning circles seamlessly transition us from traditional classroom training to a digital (onsite + online) facilitated learning model. DESCRIPTION Our goal is to support you in the digital transformation of your training and learning through a hands-on, practical and entrepreneurial learning journey. Over a period of two weeks, fifteen topics are digitally-facilitated onsite and asynchronous online. Virtual and onsite coaching sessions are scheduled for additional support. The learning journey is divided into two parts: - Part I covers digital on boarding, background, mindset, DIY start, creating a learning circle, building digital content, social media marketing, go to market, leveraging, etc. - Part II is your launch event and it serves as an extension and the desired outcome of Part I whereby you put the acquired skills into actual practice in front of your ‘live’. A complete list of topics is available at The key success factor in this entrepreneurial journey is your own intrinsic motivation to productize and go-to market with your digital learning circle. Collectively, let’s discover it. BENEFITS (1) LEARNING CIRCLES + COMMUNITY-LED LEARNING = SEED FUNDING - Submit an application for the launch of your learning circle via Singapore Learning Circles for LearnSG seed funding. - The funding process is further streamlined via the successful completion of this CPD. (2) LEARNING CIRCLES + LEARN TECH = DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION - Enjoy 3 months free-trial to create new and/ or learn a variety of topics hosted online using learning technologies & platform - Leverage Singapore Learning Circles social media presence to market your learning circle (3) COMMUNITY + COACHING = SUCCESSFUL LAUNCH - Get access to join scheduled onsite, virtual, digital coaching session - Get access to an online community of powerful learning circle originators and facilitators - Gain confidence by co-facilitating and supporting the learning circle launches of your peers LEARNING OUTCOMES To get hands-on experience and develop basic proficiency and competency in three key skills of IAL’s Training and Adult Education Professional Competency Model (TAEPCM) i) To design, develop and deliver a pedagogical form of blended learning in line with SkillsFuture SG’s iN.LEARN2020 initiative ii) To utilise learning technologies to design, develop and facilitate learning through Learning Circles. iii) To market own Learning Circle in the selected topics of interest via social media, partnering and online marketing channels. WHO IS IT FOR This programme is for professionals in: · Adult Education: trainer, coach, facilitator, educator, assessor, instructional designer · Training Management: e-learning specialist, programme manager, training manager, business development manager, education technologist, training consultant · Human Capital Management: human resource specialist, learning & development manager, organizational planner, training manager, consultant · Content Originators: Author, Publisher, Product Manager, Startup WHAT TO BRING Bring your laptop or tablet device to enjoy this unique participatory experience. DURATION Part I: 3 hours onsite + 7 days asynchronous online + onsite & virtual coaching (optional) Part II: Launch of your learning circle CATEGORY Adult Education, Training Management, Human Capital Management FOCUS CATEGORY Business Essentials, Individual Mastery, Learning Design, Essential Skills, Technology-enabled Learning, Workplace Learning, Digital Transformation, Business Development, Social Media Marketing FACILITATOR (PJ) Prashant Jain, Chief Architect, Learning Circles & CEO at Wiztango PJ is the Chief Architect of Learning Circles and creator of a Digital Facilitation Technology Platform for Content Originators. He is an American with a global background as an entrepreneur in technology and education management. In 2002, he founded and for fourteen years successfully managed an in-residence corporate university for Japanese employees of Hitachi Corp, Toshiba, Fujitsu, Yokogawa, Panasonic and 30+ global Japanese corporations. The Singapore-based company achieved $8.9M revenue at its peak and had 1,000+ Japanese graduates from 25+ global-skill development programs. In the past 25+ years, PJ has had pioneering leadership roles in the digital transformation of multiple industries including Pre-Press (Israeli-based Scitex Corp), Photography (Boston-based Leaf Technologies), Printing (Dutch-based Indigo Corp) and Advertising (Boston-based Engage Technologies) In Singapore, PJ collaborates on a Community-led Learning initiative funded by the Lifelong Learning Council and supported by Skills Future Singapore. He also collaborates with the Institute for Adult Learning, Singapore on facilitating the launch of learning circles. He is a community leader for Singapore Learning Circles. PJ is a graduate from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst in Electrical and Computer Systems Engineering. Detailed profile: REFERENCES Watch a learning circle in action (a promotion video by BP Lim on the Art of War by Sun Tzu Chapter 1) Participate in an upcoming learning circle at Singapore Learning Circles Meetup or Eventbrite: Contact a learning circle to invite & host, co-facilitate or participate Access photo albums, videos and relevant learning circle content

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    What we're about

    Welcome to the Singapore Learning Circles Meetup!

    Our Meetup aims to bring together professionals and individuals interested in playing an active role in shaping the culture of lifelong and community based learning in Singapore.

    “Singapore Learning Circles” (SLC) is a project funded by the Lifelong Learning Council and Skills Singapore. Its goal is to enable and facilitate a national learning model that is by the community with the community. The project is powered by a digital platform so as to better synchronize with the learning styles of our modern society. For practitioners this creates a valuable opportunity to freely experience a blended model and effectively share their expertise with the community.

    >Learning circles are recognized as Continuous Professional Development (CPD) Programs by the Institute of Adult Learning (IAL) and promoted to the Adult Educator Network (AEN)

    >Community.Learning circles are recognized as an impactful model for community-led learning. In view of this, Individual Practitioners and Organizations can now be funded at the launch of their learning circle by the LearnNow SG seed fund

    >Partner organizations reach out to us to freely share and develop local, original and innovative content for your respective communities.

    More information on Facebook @ "Singapore Learning Circles"

    Who should join?
    Practitioners involved in organizations, institutions and or as freelance, including but not limited to

    Teachers, Educators, Facilitators, Coaches and Trainers

    Consultants, Subject Matter Experts

    HR and L&D professionals

    Instructional, eLearning & Content Developers and Designers

    IT and Education Technologists

    Corporate Social Responsibility Leaders

    Social Entrepreneurs

    What to expect?

    This Meetup group aims to provide a dynamic community of like-minded professionals who will meet regularly to share their knowledge and experience with each other in a collaborative, informative and relaxed environment.

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