Nigel Young

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Director

Learning Solutions

Disruptive Technologies

027 509 5335

nigel@kanukaconsulting.co.nz

Nigel's Twitter Feed
June 20th
Quite humbling listening to stories of people actually doing good for the world... #inspire18
June 20th
Daniel Flynn from @thankyou_AUS gave a really entertaining & informative session at #inspire18 Get Out and Stay Out! (Of your comfort zone).. Buy #chapterone too :)
June 20th
Louise Aitkin of the @akinafoundation talking social enterprise... the 3rd person to bring up Sustainable Development Goals #SDG at #inspire18 pic.twitter.com/M9N6z3VuhY

Profile

Nigel is the Learning Solutions Consultant at Kanuka Consulting, principally in charge of helping organisations unlock their full potential of learning.  Nigel has spent well over 20 years in Education, Training, Learning and Development and Learning Technologies from schools, to government to corporate and military.  His speciality lies in the use of learning technologies and has post graduate qualifications in both education and training management as well as a computing background.

He can work with organisations to help at a strategic level or help to setup learning technologies, deliver frontline training and even produce highly effective e-learning solutions.  Nigel is a people-first consultant who enjoys working directly with people to achieve great results.

Nigel is recognised both nationally and internationally for his work in learning technologies and has delivered key notes across the region as well as having a recognised following of his blog The Nth Degree.  Nigel has been on the NZATD national committee and led the e-learning essentials initiative for them for a number of years. 

Nigel has also worked most recently as the Manager for Quality, Teaching and Learning at Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology (the third largest institute in New Zealand).  He was also the chair for the sector's academic managers and has an in-depth knowledge of the tertiary education sector.

Blog

June 8th
AITD Conference 2018 – Quick ReflectionsA good theme around the conference around of empathy and resilience towards an unknown (and actually a bit unquantifiable despite some stats that suggest otherwise) future. I think there was a good combination…
May 16th
Disruptive technologies could very well spell the end for traditional IT services and internal departments. If they are going to survive they have to adapt to the new environment and that not only means finding more ways to work in the cloud and building …
May 10th
Go for it Jayson, thanks for asking and good luck with your assignment :)
March 14th
It’s pretty clear by looking at me that I’m not a millenial. I was born in 1971 which probably sticks me firmly in the Generation X category I would say, at least according to the broad categories as I understand them. I’m getting kind o…