How vision impairment helped validate our company vision

How vision impairment helped validate our company vision

Peopleplan is the second e-learning business I’ve established since leaving my role of training manager with a major retail chain almost 18 years ago. When we launched the new brand in 2010 it was important to me that we continued to keep highlighting the benefits of on-line learning above ‘old school’ methods of delivering information. It was also very important to the new team, almost read more...

Paying it forward … Peopleplan CEO joins innovative mentor program

Paying it forward … Peopleplan CEO joins innovative mentor program

Peopleplan CEO, Gerard Manion, has been announced as the latest Edugrowth mentor. Edugrowth is an Australian not-for-profit organisation dedicated to supporting and promoting Education Technology (edtech). The six founding members -Navitas, Deakin University, La Trobe University, Monash University, Charles Sturt University and Griffith University - along with those who have joined since (both individuals, private sector businesses and government) believe Australia has the expertise and read more...

Peopleplan welcomes a stack of new clients

Peopleplan welcomes a stack of new clients

Over the last few months we have been very pleased to welcome a significant number of new clients. These dynamic businesses and NFP's will be using the Peopleplan learning and communications platform to engage their staff (and other key stakeholders) to ensure their 'messaging' is bang on target. In these challenging times it's never been more important to ensure your workforce and supporters are educated and read more...

Free CPD credits for Registered Nurses

Free CPD credits for Registered Nurses

Via our specialised 'Youni' platforms (Care + Retail + Volunteering + SME + Real Estate) which host and manage industry specific learning materials, we are pleased to offer FREE content to Registered Nurses to they can attain their annual CPD accreditation. If you are a registered nurse you should check this out! If you know an RN, please share this information with them. Annual CPD requirements for RN's read more...

Leonardo DiCaprio rejected for role at Peopleplan

Leonardo DiCaprio rejected for role at Peopleplan

Last week I re-watched the hit movie Catch Me If You Can which has recently been added to Netflix. It’s a cracking yarn where a youthful looking Leo plays the role of Frank Abagnale who was such a great conman in 1960’s America, the FBI turned to him for expert advice during his time in jail and actually employed him upon his release. His reproduction read more...

Real disruption in the education space is just around the corner!

Real disruption in the education space is just around the corner!

Peopleplan is in the news! Here's a feature article that appeared in the Saturday edition of the Australian Financial Review recently. It quotes none other than Peopleplan founder, Gerard Manion who agrees the traditional way of delivering and tracking 'knowledge' is set to undergo massive change over the next few years. Here's an excerpt ... Wikipedia, the most extraordinary fount of organised knowledge which has read more...

I’m sure trigonometry will come in handy one day … said no student … ever!

I’m sure trigonometry will come in handy one day … said no student … ever!

If you had to sit your final HSC exams today, would you pass?  I wouldn't. Then again, it's a matter of public record that I was a poor student. But you get my point – how much ‘stuff’ do we actually retain? Further, how much stuff actually worth knowing remains in the active part of our brain? Even though, since you left high school or read more...

The good, bad and ugly of volunteering

The good, bad and ugly of volunteering

I have had a few goes at volunteering over the years. Mostly good experiences, however I remember one particularly bad one. I was living in the UK and turned up to volunteer at the local youth centre. I had no prior information given to me and no induction. There I was with a bunch of teens and no clue as to what my role was. read more...

Hireup launches “Hireup Academy” a digital Learning & Communications program to empower support workers and reduce risk

Hireup launches “Hireup Academy” a digital Learning & Communications program to empower support workers and reduce risk

Hireup - the easy alternative for Australians with disability to find, hire and manage their own support workers – is driven by its purpose of improving the lives of people with disability. In line with the NDIS principles of choice and control, Hireup believe that people with disability should be able to find a match with a support worker who shares similar interests rather than read more...