How to drive self led learning

How to empower a just-in-time learning culture

FTSE 100 company, GVC, is the worlds largest sports betting and gaming company. When the COVID-19 pandemic hit earlier this year, GVC's learning team needed to provide support to over 24,000 managers and employees. The innovative team created a self led blended learning programme in just 3 days and has since experienced huge success empowering a just-in-time learning culture. 

Matty Hogarth, Global Learning Design Manager and Amanda Craig, Head of Learning at GVC, share their tips and first-hand experiences creating a self-led, virtual learning experience powered by innovative blended programmes. Watch to learn: 

  • How to drive a positive learner experience
  • The perfect mix for an engaging blended learning programme 
  • What to look for in the right microlearning provider


Amanda Craig, Global Head of Learning at GVC

Amanda has over 20 years of experience within the field of learning with companies such as Virgin Media, Samsung & Iron Mountain. She brings the thinking in how people can best lead themselves, their teams and their business; today and tomorrow.

She leads on GVC's global learning strategy, focused on building a positive learning culture by enabling the best possible Leading; Managing; Growing; Performing; Landing and Teaming Experiences at GVC. 

Matty Hogarth, Global Learning Designer at GVC

Matty spent the first part of his career in the leisure and hospitality sector. primarily in Sales, Events & Revenue roles where he developed a passion for enabling others to learn. Relatively new to the learning world, he has spent the past 3 years honing his skills in Management and Leadership Development and the design of great learning experiences for GVC's 26,000 colleagues. 

 He leads on the design of GVC's Managing at GVC workstream to support their leaders through lockdown and is now leading on applying scientific principles of how the brain learns to all of their learning experiences worldwide. 

Emma Layton, Chief Content Officer at THRIVE

Emma heads up a passionate team who are challenging the way the industry approaches content. Taking lessons from how things were done in her previous roles in the learning industry, she's pushing a no-nonsense, authentically human approach to learning.

In her 10 years in the industry, Emma has gained tons of experience working hands-on with clients such as Google, Tesco and Boots to evolve their online learning.

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