Guest articles

Below are links to articles and blogs published elsewhere.

Training Journal articles and features

Video on a budget (August 2017) – unlocked for online viewing to non-subscribers November 2017

TJ asks What is the future of learning? (January 2017)

Learning Live: Bringing together the brightest minds in L&D (September 2015)

Celebrating Training Journal’s 50th birthday anniversary (July 2015)

Learnfest: A leadership conference with a twist (July 2015)

A group you cannot see – virtual training (January 2015)

Behind the scenes of the Virtual Learning Show: the L&D online conference (May 2014)

Learning Technologies Fringe Events (February 2014)

Live Event Tweeting (February 2014)

Taking conferences online: The Virtual Learning Show (December 2013)

The undoing of conferences (December 2013)

Developing Leaders for the 21st Century – TJ Event (December 2012)

Established in your role? (May 2012)

Learning to Learn in the 21st Century – TJ event (May 2012)

Leadership in the 21st Century (March 2012)


Training Journal magazine column


July 2017 – virtual teams

June 2017 – organisational development

May 2017 – challenges of neuroscience in L&D

April 2017 – skills we need in L&D

March 2017 – change

February 2017 – coaching within conversation

January 2017 – none, Future of Learning feature instead

December 2016 – creativity

November 2016 – are courses old fashioned?

October 2016 – engagement in L&D

September 2016 – modern communication

August 2016 – professionalism of design

July 2016 – technology and feeling welcome at conferences

June 2016 – thoughts on the TJ digital offering


Training Journal blog

Is Maslow’s hierarchy of needs still relevant in the 21st century? (August 2017)

Do you need help to improve your writing to ensure people learn better? (July 2017)

Drop the Mehrabian communication pie charts, now (July 2017)

Networking and personal development (January 2017)

Learning what is needed, not what we want to teach (December 2016)

How to avoid being stagnant in your L&D role (September 2016)

Can L&D effectively support employees with practical social learning? (July 2016)

Happy Anniversary to me! (April 2016)

I don’t have the time (February 2016)

You have to feel the learning (October 2015)


Other publications

L&D: It’s time to rethink compliance training (August 2017) – HT2 Labs

How to make the most of webinars for personal learning and development (February 2017) – HT2 Labs

Delivering successful online training (September 2016) – Clear Lessons 

Ergonomic review: Evoluent VerticalMouse V3 (December 2015) – HR Zone

What is live online learning? (July 2015) – Clear Lessons 

Ergonomic review: generic eBay saddle stool (July 2015) – HR Zone

Ergonomic offices: Steelcase Think chair review (June 2015) – HR Zone

How to design a training session for the online classroom (June 2015) – Inside Learning Technologies & Skills Magazine

Is it about time we forget Ebbinghaus? (September 2014) – HR Zone

How can we approach live online learning to ensure good practice? (September 2014) – HR Zone


Featuring Jo Cook

Peter Jarman and Company accountants case study (January 2015) – PJCO website

Learning Live 2016: Five tips for better L&D featuring notes from Jo about the virtual classroom in point four – Martin Couzins in his Personnel Today article.


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