GPAL experiences


Work- and administrative instructions made visual at Penitentiary Veenhuizen

Work- and administrative instruction made visual: Your colleagues explain work related tasks with instructional videos. “The majority of colleagues would rather watch an instructional video than having to read the entire instruction manual, and I think that is very relatable. Videos also have an additional positive side effect, namely that we can more easily assess a colleague's level of [...]

August 27th, 2020|

CASE: Learning on the Job at a hospital

The Amstelland hospital used GPAL to efficiently communicate safety measures to employees during COVID-19. In March a Cohort nursing department was opened in hospital Amstelland. Due to the substantial increase of COVID-19 patients, healthcare workers were expected to take on more diverse tasks and had to be retrained quickly. With the use of GPAL the hospital was able to [...]

August 27th, 2020|

CASE: Onboarding and Learning on the Job Client: Detentiecentrum Rotterdam

Detentiecentrum Rotterdam is a detention centre with over 10 divisions. This centre is one of the biggest institutions in the Netherlands and was the first to use GPAL for the onboarding of new employees and facilitating Learning on the Job. Roger Pellemans, director of DC Rotterdam talks about the partnership with GPAL: ‘’At DCR innovation plays an important role. [...]

August 27th, 2020|

The Commander of the Netherlands Armed Foreces Rob Bauer talks about GPAL

“It is especially remarkable that the duration of the course is shortened, while the quality is increased.” Thanks to our collaboration with the ECOD (Educational Expertise Centre Defence), over 30 active GPAL projects are currently being run at the Dutch military. GPAL is used for onboarding, educating, training, and job support at schools as well as in the workplace. [...]

August 27th, 2020|

CASE: Vocational Education (VE) at Defensie Vaarschool with GPAL

The Defensie Vaarschool (Defence sailing school) is part of the Dutch Navy and organises all nautical trainings within the different organisations of the Dutch Ministry of Defence. The courses include, among others, boating licenses, bridge simulations, and restocking a navy ship. “This is truly vocational education, because students can practice the needed skills on their own.” - John Wennink [...]

August 27th, 2020|

GPAL is one of the basic learning methods used by the Dutch Ministry of Defence

Defensie (the Dutch Ministry of Defence) recommends GPAL for practical education and independent learning. The Ministry of Defence is continuously trying to improve learning methods that are used internally. Finding the appropriate digital tools for different types of work is an important part of this process, especially to give shape to remote learning. The instructors can choose from a [...]

August 27th, 2020|