How Do Professionals Learn?

In this short video, Therese Grohnert shares some of the key findings from her research which demonstrates how organisations can create the perfect conditions for workplace learning for sustained performance and innovation.

How do we Make Up for Learning Disadvantages?

Dutch schools have been closed for a long time due to COVID-19. It is clear that all primary school students have fallen behind in arithmetic, language and reading comprehension. Lex Borghans discusses how we can make up for learning disadvantages.

Please Don’t Revolutionise Education!

Education needs proper insight into the consequences of the COVID-19 crisis for students and better knowledge of what works if we are to eliminate adverse consequences, argues Inge de Wolf, Professor of Education Systems.

The Similarities between Playing Chess and Working from Home

The game of chess got a worldwide boost after Netflix broadcast their hit series The Queen’s Gambit in late 2020. But, what if lead character Beth Harmon would have had to face her competition via a computer screen? And what can we learn from it?

Indispensable Competences of the Future

Due to automation and robotisation, a lot of jobs will disappear in the coming years. What capacities and learning characteristics will professionals need for the 21st century in order to remain successful and relevant?

Does your Employer Need to Offer you Training?

The Dutch government's portal for development advice and training was reopened on December 1st. In this podcast, Annemarie Künn explains why employers should indeed be encouraged to offer training opportunities for their employees.

Learning at the workplace for auditors

Why do audit firms sometimes form insufficiently supported judgements on their clients’ financial statements? Therese Grohnert wanted to find out and she convinced the involved audit firms of an appropriate solution: learning at the workplace.

Transformation is about People rather than Technology

Digital transformation challenges traditional ways of organising work, of understanding competition, and of experiencing products and services. This article sheds a light on corporate learning as an accelerator of digital transformation.

Stay Ahead of the Game

If you can carry on being a valuable asset in the workplace, you and your employer will reap the benefits. In addition to subject-specific knowledge and skills, the importance of so-called “21st-century skills” is increasing.

Stepping up to the Platform

The world looks quite different now from how it did 6 months ago. At a time when it is clear that one person or institution alone cannot solve the complex challenges of today, UMIO is very proud to introduce and welcome you to UMIO Prime.