Michelle Parry-Slater is an award-winning L&D professional with more than 15 years’ experience in the industry. She is the Founder and Director of Kairos Modern Learning, an L&D consultancy specialising in driving a shift from traditional courses to the best of digital, social and face-to-face 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 an 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 professionals 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.