The rise of the Self Directed Learner

A Towards Maturity & Lumesse Learning report

Self-directed learning is a key way ahead for organisations as they face unprecedented commercial, organisational and technological disruption.

Increasingly, the role of L&D professionals will be to guide self-directed learners ensuring the learning is in line with organisational goals and needs. 

Employees at all levels expect dynamic, self-directed, continuous learning opportunities from their employers.

Download our report and explore:


  • The Self-Directed Learner: A Modern Myth?
  • The Changing Nature of Work
  • Motivation & Learning
  • 4 Characteristics of Self-Directed Learners
  • 11 Recommendations for Empowering the Self-Directed learner