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David Sales to Speak on How Using Neuroscience can Drive L&D ROI.

The latest neuroscience knowledge is providing new understanding around how we should be designing learning and development experiences. The research is providing critical insight into how we think and behave, offering support and guidance on how to deliver engaging, brain friendly development experiences that make learning truly effective.

David Sales will be discussing this forward thinking subject at the Learning and Skills Conference 2015 in London, Olympia (Theatre 10, 13:30 - 14:00 on 28th and 29th January)


Keywords:   David Sales    Neuroscience    Return on Investment    Learning and Skills Conference 2015   
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British Paralympian Karen Darke Supports First Ascent at National Grid L&D Academy

Steve Bentley reported on the privilege it was to share the stage this week at the National Grid L&D Academy with Karen Darke. Karen was left paralysed from the chest down after a climbing accident and spent four months staring at hospital ceiling tiles! Despite her horrific injuries she has since conquered the Greenland Ice Cap in a ‘sit ski,’ climbed El Capitan, won Olympic Paracycling Silver in London 2012 and was also world Paratriathlon champion in the same year!

Keywords:   First Ascent    Karen Darke    National Grid L&D Academy    Steve Bentley   
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Steve Bentley Speaks at CIPD Central London Event on Neuroscience

Steve Bentley was invited to speak at the CIPD Central London Event on Neuroscience. His talk on Neuroscience and Change - How One Can Support The Other, was delivered to a capacity audience and was extremely well received.



Keywords:   Steve Bentley    Neuroscience    CIPD    Speaker   
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First Ascent Group Approved as an Endorsed Provider for SkillsActive

First Ascent Group are delighted to have been approved as an endorsed provider for SkillsActive.
SkillsActive is officially recognised as the Sector Skills Council (SSC*) for Active Leisure, Learning and Well-being.

Keywords:   First Ascent    SkillsActive    Training Provider   
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British Triathlon wins Governing Body of the Year Award at 2014 UK Coaching Awards

Heartfelt congratulations go to First Ascent partner, British Triathlon, who recently pipped British Rowing to scoop the Sports Governing Body of the Year at the 2014 Coaching Awards. This represents a truly fantastic achievement for everyone involved in coaching within British Triathlon, especially the Head of Coaching Development, Paul Moss, whose pursuit of coaching excellence within Triathlon has been relentless.

Keywords:   British Triathlon    Paul Moss    First Ascent    Kaizen    coaching   
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Energy Management Session from Steve Bentley at United Biscuits Global HR Conference

Following on from his successful appearance at the Institute of Grocery Distributors Leading Edge Convention, Steve Bentley was recently invited to share his thoughts and practical tips on Energy Management with the United Biscuits Global HR Conference.



Keywords:   Steve Bentley    United Biscuits    Energy Management   
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