Donavan Whyte

Donavan Whyte is Vice President, International Enterprise & Education, at Rosetta Stone. He leads the company’s regional institutional divisions in EMEA delivering online language-training solutions to businesses, universities, schools, and public sector organisations.

Posts by: Donavan Whyte

LEARNING NEW SKILLS IN 2016

LEARNING NEW SKILLS IN 2016

Businesses of all shapes and sizes are looking at ways to encourage employees to learn new skills in more flexible and tailored ways. Technology is the key driver accelerating learning and development (L&D) trends in the market place. Here
are five trends to look out for in 2016.

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LANGUAGE TRAINING AS THE KEY TO SUCCESS

LANGUAGE TRAINING AS THE KEY TO SUCCESS

Providing training is key to success, not only in the day to day functional skills that employees require, but also in broader life skills – like acquiring another language. Developing employee language skills, for example, not only helps to improve communication but also provides an intrinsic value to the employee and the business, according to a new study by Rosetta Stone.

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WHAT IS “THE BEST WAY TO LEARN A LANGUAGE”?

WHAT IS “THE BEST WAY TO LEARN A LANGUAGE”?

We had the pleasure of being on the Guardian’s live Q&A chat on “The best way to learn a language”. The two hour discussion touched upon the best approaches to adopt to reflect individual learning styles, how to stay motivated when learning a language, and how to maintain a positive attitude through the common frustrations that are a part of the learning process.

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