Michelle Parry-Slater

Author of The Learning and Development Handbook, Kairos Modern Learning

A workplace learning innovator, Michelle heads up consultancy Kairos Modern Learning. Here she drives cultural shift from ‘Injection Education’ traditional courses towards embracing the best of digital, social and face to face within workplace learning. Working with organisations including the CIPD, Michelle creates effective, efficient, enjoyable and engaging everyday learning in the workflow. Michelle took her workplace learning over into her voluntary life in 2017, adding to her existing Girlguiding Anglia Unit Leader role by heading up the Volunteer Learning & Development team in Girlguiding UK. It is her focus on the ‘how to’ practical solutions which prompted a move into this voluntary role for Michelle. Along with the whole Volunteer L&D Team, Michelle supports Girlguiding to develop their volunteers. Having developed and evidence based strategy, the team are taking the organisation into digital and social learning, to ensure a fantastic Girlguiding Member experience #ForTheGirl.

Offering a rare mix of learning professional who really ‘gets it’ when it comes to both corporate business and the third sector, Michelle’s ideas are regularly shared at conferences, via webinars, podcasts, industry journals, plus monthly on Learning Now TV. Find Michelle on Twitter @MiPS1608 for all things Girlguiding and L&D.