The 2023 State of Learning and Development Report

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In the Spring of 2023, we surveyed 144 UK-based L&D professionals to gain a better understanding of the current state of their work. 

The findings revealed the vital role Learning and Development plays in businesses, governments, and other organisations. Even so, L&D faces significant challenges. 

Some highlights:

  • Compliance is one of the top drivers of training
  • Certain soft skills training is prioritised
  • Budget is one of the top challenges for L&D professionals
  • Most L&D budgets have remained flat in 2023, but many have changed
  • Most L&D training materials are produced in-house
  • Training courses and classes are short-lived
  • Video is used occasionally for training purposes
  • Digital immersion: modest adoption but significant benefits
  • The quality of training and cost effectiveness are some of the top benefits of VR and AR for L&D
  • Online classes and group sessions are the most popular training mediums
  • Surveys the most popular method of measuring L&D
  • Most believe L&D has an impact on revenue

Get your copy of the full report for more insights into the state of L&D in 2023.