Monthly Archives: January 2014

The difference between adaptive learning and generative learning – and why it matters to your company

Generative learning describes a style of learning that incorporates existing knowledge combined with new ideas, while adaptive learning is data-driven and is continually modifying the pathways of learning to change and improve over time for each individual. Using adaptive learning allows you to identify knowledge gaps and changes the content in order to provide a better experience for each individual, creating a unique and truly enjoyable learning environment. Every person learns differently, which is why there is no one-size-fits-all solution when it comes to the best way to teach or train a group of people. If you’re a business owner...

So what is Adaptive Learning all about?

In order to get a grasp of what adaptive learning is all about; let’s understand the fundamentals of e learning and how advances in technology are allowing us to progress.

On-line Learning and LMS systems

On-line learning has been around for the past decade or so. Initially it was somewhat restricted in that it was really just a data storage area to keep learning content in a centralized place and to “feed it to learners when required”. Learning Management Systems (or LMS’S) required an onsite server to keep track of all the content and manage the learner process. Content was limited, relatively...

Save on staff training costs this New Year through online learning

Did you know that there are online staff training programmes available from LA Intronet that are incredibly convenient, very cost-efficient and just as good as in-person training sessions? At LA Intronet we know that business owners as well as their staff are all busy; it’s hard to find time in the day for everyone to get together for a meeting, much less for an entire training session! Our online learning solutions are ideal because they’re affordable, you aren’t required to be on-site at a particular place and we’re still able to deliver excellent results that help you improve.



Youth Wage Subsidy

So what exactly is the Youth Wage Subsidy and how can it benefit you as an employer?

[caption id="attachment_1930" align="alignleft" width="240"]Youth Wage Subsidy Youth Wage Subsidy[/caption] The Youth Wage Subsidy came into effect on 1st January 2014 and is gazetted as the Employment Tax Incentive (Act no 26 of 2013) In essence, it gives employers an incentive to employ young people between the ages of 18 and 29 by offering a subsidy of up to a maximum R1000.00 per month on salaries or wages. The subsidy does not apply to individuals who earn over R6000.00...