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Informal learning: Definition and application


What is informal learning? Research definition of informal learning: Informal learning is defined as “learning from experience that takes place outside formally structured, institutionally sponsored, class-room based activities” (Macià & García, 2016). Informal learning applies to the process of acquiring knowledge, skills and attitudes outside of formal, structured education or training programmes. It can happen […]

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A New Study on Fostering Social Informal Learning in Organisations

Social informal learning

Knowledge is one of the most important resources possessed by organisations. This is largely because it is one of the primary factors to distinguish one business from another, and it provides the basis of any business’s competitive advantage. Therefore, facilitating learning and the development of knowledge within organisations is crucial. Despite this fact, many organisations […]

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