The Learning Moment

Are you ready for…

Learning that helps you thrive?

We help teams and people thrive at work through learning

Meet the Learning Moment and Andry

  • The Learning Moment is that instant when you suddenly have an insight or a breakthrough in your learning.
  • Andry Anastasis McFarlane supports you to have more breakthrough learning moments at work and in your career.
  • Andry is an experienced and qualified executive coach, workshop facilitator, learning consultant and author. Her book, The Really Resilient Guide, offers you 27 strategies for  surviving and thriving through change and uncertainty at work.
  • Her work has been featured on BBC Radio, Soho Radio and i.magazine.

Meet Miranda

  • Miranda Gay is a leading black female Senior Manager in education in the UK. She offers you Leadership, Management, BAME Leadership and Customer Care programmes.
  • Her calm, clear and confident presence and expertise is great for organisations who are ready for change now. 

The Learning Moment services

Coaching     

Workshops

Learning consultancy

Executive and management coaching

Enable your staff to lead strategically and effectively

Staff development workshops

Develop staff’s soft skills:

  • Support your staff to be more skilled and better communicators
  • Coaching workshops that equip your staff to use coaching style conversations
  • Empower your BAME managers and leaders

Resilience learning

Empowering staff to survive and thrive through challenge and adversity

Learning consultancy

  • Plan, set up and evaluate successful learning programmes
  • Use focus groups to listen to staff experiences and ideas

Innovation services

Tackle challenges and experience innovation journeys using MIT’s TheoryU techniques

Teaching and learning

  • Help your teaching staff and team leaders excel and innovate
  • Enhance developmental peer observations, using coaching skills

Our clients

A few of our clients

Royal Museums Greenwich

Executive Staff Development Programme

“The Learning Moment’s support for our Executive Leadership team came at exactly the right time. Andry gave the Directors the time to stop, take a breath, and take a more considered approach to the plans and vision for the future. We have never had a more cohesive and collaborative group of Directors, and a big part of this success is down to your time and coaching to bring the best of them.”

Head of People & Culture, Royal Museums Greenwich

Cutty Sark | National Maritime Museum Royal Observatory | The Queen’s House

 

Spiral Learning

Communication Skills Workshops, Coaching and Supervision Style Support

“The Learning Moment team supported our frontline staff both with the incredible challenges presented by Covid-19, but also coached them to develop their team work and communication skills. Every staff member benefitted in their career progression and personal wellbeing. The Learning Moment helped hugely improve staff morale, productivity and has left a legacy on our systems and culture.”

Joel Balkwell, Executive Director,  Spiral Learning

RSPCA 

Coaching and Learning consultation

“Andry and Miranda have delivered great quality work, on time and to budget. ..Working to a very tight timescale Andry’s team produced training materials we were able to roll out virtually…which were relevant to the RSPCA and which trainees could relate to. The training has now been delivered to three sets of new animal rescue officers and is well received.”

Jeremy Gautrey-Jones, Assistant Director Employee Experience, RSPCA

ZSL London Zoo and ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

Andry helped managers excel at strategic thinking and operational planning. 

She taught teams new conflict resolution skills and helped improve team communication using Myers Briggs analysis.

“Andry is the consummate professional, with the highest ethical standards which are really important when coaching senior managers… I can honestly say that there have been positive outcomes for both the individuals and the organisation.”

Ex-HR Director, ZSL London Zoo and Whipsnade Zoo

Morley College

Lesson observation development

We worked with teaching leads, supporting developmental lesson observation and improving teaching conversations using an innovative team coaching approach.

Thought-provoking and insightful…It has prompted me to be more mindful about the degree of clarity needed by tutors.”

Team Lead, Improving Observations through Team Coaching Programme, Morley College

Federal libraries group 

Strategy development for collaborative approaches

“Andry  helped us formulate future ways of collaborative working.  Three months later we have made big strides in changing how we work collaboratively to deliver change for our library users.”

Chair, Federal Libraries  Group

St George’s, University of London

Andry co-designed and co-led several Manager as Coach Programmes.

“This programme has gone from strength to strength…Managers’ feedback has continually highlighted the supportive and positive learning environment
created and that they have grown in confidence to apply these coaching skills
and tools in their day to day roles.”


Rebecca Henry-Litteck, Learning and Development Manager, St. George’s,
University of London

Updates from the Learning Moment

Why we’re different

  • Some providers offer off-the-shelf programmes that don’t meet your specific organisation’s needs. We are different.
  • Andry and her team listen to you and design tailored development programmes to match your needs. This leaves you and your staff feeling confident about each learning programme. And gives you the results and transformation you want.
  • We are qualified and experienced facilitators and coaches. We are FULL members of the Association for Coaching.
  • We take you, staff and teams on an active learning journey that helps you change.
  • Discover more about our Learning Moment Mini Manifesto.