Author Archives: Ellie McLavin
The Scottish Government Flexible Workforce Development Fund (FWDF), has now been extended to provide funding for specialist training from private training providers, for Levy-paying employers in Scotland.
In the current climate of COVID-19, many of us are struggling to deal with how our everyday lives have changed and we are often overwhelmed with fears about what lies ahead. Mindfulness practice can help us control our thoughts and improve our response, rather than reacting automatically to stressful situations.
Virtual training to bring teams together to openly discuss the challenges they are facing because of remote working and COVID-19 restrictions and through expert, live facilitation, team members agree joint action planning to maintain their performance and wellbeing.
As a result of COVID-19 and the restrictions on face-to-face meetings, our expert Trainers are adapting their training delivery to live, virtual training sessions. After reviewing the feedback from delegates and Trainers, the evidence shows that virtual training is bringing teams together to learn and share best practice, even though they are not in the same location.
In the workplace, it is common practice for people to work alone and attending a group training course gives them the opportunity to step aside from their daily tasks and reflect on their ways of working and reconnect with colleagues.
This article summarises the practical outcomes of the action planning exercise where delegates consider how to apply and develop resilience at work. This feedback is extracted from group flipchart exercises where delegates can share best practice, facilitated by our Trainers.