Before joining BP in December 2010 as Director, Online & Informal Learning Nick worked for the BBC where he was also responsible for online & informal learning. Together with his team he is responsible for publication of the Learning Design Toolkit, The Affective Context Model and the Learning Field Guide. He speaks regularly on topics including the future of learning, culture change, social media and learning innovation. He blogs sporadically at, and dreams of a time when working in learning will be a real job.