Special offers and activities

From free webinars to downloadable sessions, you will find Learning at Work Week special offers here - more coming soon!


OpenLearn is the free learning platform of The Open University. Across our site you will find around 1,000 free courses, making it the perfect resource to support your Learning at Work Week plans.  

To help you get started quickly, we’ve collated some free learning we think any business would find useful, from leadership and communication skills to some ‘lunchtime learning’. If you like what OpenLearn has to offer, we could even work with you and your business to create a bespoke offer relevant to your organisation. 

Visit our Learning at Work Week page to get started and get in touch. 

Interested in finding out about how digital badges can benefit you, your staff and your business? Listen again to OpenLearn's free webinar first broadcast on 9 May or download the recording here.


For this year’s Learning at Work Week, getAbstract's editorial team has curated topic channels for each aspect of this year's theme: Create the Future.   

To help you make this year's LAW Week a success, getAbstract has a free reading recommendation for learning and development colleagues on each of the three 'Create the Future' subtopics.

Think Future:
In this guide to thriving in the modern economy, educator and consultant Gary Bolles calls upon next-generation workers and organizations to embrace a flexible mindset. Read the free summary 

Future Fit:
Can your business develop its workforce to keep pace? To answer “yes,” you must generate new approaches to corporate learning – and reimagine the nature of work itself, explains learning expert Brandon Carson. Read the free summary

Future Skills:
Learning tech expert Nelson Sivalingam argues organizations must put aside traditional, plodding approaches to developing learning content and adopt Lean and Agile principles instead. Read the free summary


For this year's theme of 'Create the Future', Northgate Training Activities has developed a free face to face training activity for you to use with your teams. Called ‘Cresta Run’, the 30-minute activity and debrief is an opportunity for your participants to practise working together as efficient teams, with additional learning objectives around communicating, problem-solving and working under time pressure.   

Request your copy here 


Sounds of Learning playlist

First launched in 2021, Our collaborative playlist, ‘Sounds of Learning’ aims to bring everybody together for Learning at Work Week through music.

Nominate your #createthefuture track for Learning at Work Week 2023. You can nominate as an individual, team or organisation!

To nominate a song, tune or track, please email us at [email protected]

Share the Sounds of Learning page and Listen in at Spotify


Draw the future! The Daily Doodle Challenge 2023

Starting from Monday 15th May you and colleagues can try our five daily drawing challenges for Learning at Work Week – whether it’s a quick sketch, doodle, scribble, a cartoon or something more detailed.
All eligible drawings that are shared will be entered for the prize draw with a chance to win creative art gift vouchers!


Find out more and how to share the Daily Doodle Challenge in your organisation