Learning that becomes embedded
Whether you are looking for a Virtual Learning Environment, Community Of Practice or a more sophisticated way to track and encourage learning, Makerble Learning is a powerful technology platform that combines the familiarity of a social network with tools that enable people to manage and share their learning.
Are you running training programmes which seek to change culture and behaviour?
Makerble Learning is a digital platform that brings your learners together to share their own best practice and lessons learned with each other.
Or do you have a repository of evidence and best practice which you want to share?
Makerble Learning enables you to organise your knowledge into digestible chunks called “Tips” which are easy to discover, share and adopt by practitioners within your sector
Our Solution: a community of practice
Each learner has their own personal profile showing the progress they are making towards turning each of your learning objectives (Skills) into a habit.
You can set the curriculum and allow people to contribute their own stories of success, lessons learned, mistakes made and best practice tips.
TAILORED TO YOUR NEEDS
Our technology platform and our accompanying support packages are highly customisable to ensure that they meet your requirements.
SET THE CURRICULUM
We work with you to organise the things you want your learners to learn in chunks that are bitesize and therefore measurable.
We look for for the specific Skills which you want your learners to embed.
We can optionally create Levels within each Skill so that learners can judge their progress in each Skill in detail.
SETUP THE SYSTEM
We populate the platform with the initial content that is required for people to start using it.
We incorporate your preferences around topics such as editorial control.
If there is bespoke functionality which you require, we will build it into the platform at this stage and deactivate modules within the platform which you do not require.
LAUNCH TO LEARNERS
We work alongside you to run a Festival Of Ideas during which we affirm to your learners that they already know more than they think they do and that we want them to share their expertise and rate other people’s. At the end of the month-long Festival Of Ideas is a showcase event celebrating the expertise shared. This kickstarts use of the platform
1:1 and 1:Many conversations between learners, tutors and admins
Arrange your curriculum using topics, themes, learning objectives and skills
Set, submit and score assignments. Provide feedback as comments
View the tips, stories and learners on your platform on an interactive map
Allow learners to login with Email, SMS, Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and more
Differentiate between crowdsourced content and content you endorse
Three challenges with communities of learning
We recognise that building communities of learners is not easy which is why we intentionally designed our platform to overcome these common challenges:
Learner Engagement: how do you keep learners returning to the platform time after time? Would it be better to use a Facebook Group or WhatsApp Group?
Quality Control: how do we ensure that crowdsourced best practice is structured in a way that is easily understandable to other people?
Openness & Honesty: how do we encourage learners to share examples of when things have not worked well?
The Makerble Difference
We have incorporated Positive Feedback Loops and Gamification into Makerble.
These make learners feel emotionally rewarded for engaging in the platform and gives them intrinsic motivations to continue.
Meet The Team
Matt Kepple worked in consulting, market research and advertising before running an education programme for a nonprofit focused on engaging disenfranchised young learners. Matt’s programme results set new internal benchmarks.
Annabel Dickson is able to draw on her experience as a coach, working with clients to overcome obstacles related to motivation and perseverance. Annabel has worked across a range of charitable causes from homelessness to climate change.