The Learning and Performance Institute is a global Institute for Learning & Development professionals. Established in 1995 the Institute has grown on an annual basis to become the leading authority on Learning & Development.

Donald Taylor launches the Learning & Performance Institute at Learning Live

The Learning and Performance Institute exists to continuously raise standards of professionalism within the learning industry, whilst promoting and measuring the impact of learning on organisational performance.

Through an unrivalled range of membership, certification, accreditation, events and bespoke consultancy services, the Institute focuses on enhancing and recognising the skills and professional status of individuals and organisations engaged in learning activities, and assessing the quality of learning services and working with organisations to continually develop their impact on corporate performance.

The Learning and Performance Institute consists of over 3,000 individual members and 400 accredited organisations.

Individually the Institute provides members with the support and guidance needed to over perform against personal objectives.

Collectively the Institute is the voice of the Learning & Development community with a commitment to support a continuous improvement in Learning & Development standards.

Learning Directors Network

The Learning and Performance Institute also runs The Learning Directors Network (LDN), an exclusive networking, information, benchmarking and research service that is exclusive to leaders in L&D. For further information visit the website: 

CLO Connect

CLO Connect is the latest service from the LPI. It is an exclusive network for Chief Learning Officers. Through CLO Connect we want to bring CLOs together to share their experiences, and overcome some of their strategic challenges. For further information, watch the official video or visit the website:


The Learning and Performance Institute is: not-for-profit, self-determining, objective, vendor neutral, and determined to raise the standard and value of workplace learning

WE PROVIDE: sharp knowledge and experience that is fundamental for developing the performance and capability of today's forward-thinking learning professionals.

WE EVALUATE: ability against a core set of learning skills and disciplines, through which we monitor and maintain the status of the industry.

WE DEVISE: coherent and consensual approaches to the profession's development, providing both learning quality and results for the business community.

WE EMPOWER: learning professionals to facilitate measurable performance improvement for their organisation.