A forward thinking development consultancy

Putting Strategy
Into Practise

I am Michelle Parry-Slater. I help organisations evolve modern learning strategies and then I help put them into action.

What we do

Kairos Modern Learning is your one stop shop for all things to do with people development – from organisational development and strategic projects to live online learning delivery and everything in between. I work with a wide network of people to solve your problems and always bring you the best expert.

Strategic consultation

Effective workplace development starts with sound strategy, be that at an individual learning or an organisational level. I will support you in creating an effective strategy that will work in your context.

“Michelle really listens to your needs and translates it into strategically focused solutions.” – Read more

Organisation development

Taking a holistic approach, I will listen intently, consult with all stakeholders and gather evidence for development. I am experienced at leading transformation and providing ongoing support.

“Michelle is a very positive person to have on board, generating an enthusiasm based on knowledge of what works.” Read more

Speaking & writing

I am an experienced, energetic  in-person and online speaker and a regular contributor to Learning Now TV. I blog and write for industry magazines and Kogan Page.

“Michelle always looks for stuff that works and doesn’t get distracted chasing empty ideas.” – Read more

What Our Clients Say

“Michelle helped us realise our dream of creating a fully digital, accredited coaching skills programme for leaders and managers. Assisted by one of her project managers, she helped us with our vision and delivery plan. The programme was delivered on time, on budget and has been a huge commercial success. I could not recommend Michelle more highly.”

Ed Parsloe

Chief Executive, The OCM

“Michelle spearheaded the shift to digital at Girlguiding and implemented a digital learning platform. Michelle has an amazing knowledge of L&D and the digital learning industry and a great network – we’ve been very lucky to have her support. She really knows what she’s talking about.”

Arnika Knight

Volunteer Learning and Development Manager , Girlguiding

What We Value


We ask the difficult questions of ourselves and of our clients to ensure that everyone understands their truth and can move to a modern learning context with a realistic, practical confidence.


We are avid in our consumption at industry conferences, webinars, blogs, Twitter, and everywhere else to ensure good practise learning is shared. You can rely on us being up on our CPD. You are assured of excellence.


There is nothing more annoying than not knowing where you stand. You will never have that with us. From fair and transparent pricing to open, honest conversations, we will add genuine value.

The Learning and Development Handbook by Michelle Parry-Slater, Director, Kairos Modern Learning is a practical guide for all professionals wanting to move away from traditional classroom teaching but not sure where to start. This book is full of practical tips and advice. Written by a practitioner for practitioners, this is urgent reading for anyone working in people development.


The book includes

  • A guided new approach to workplace development in part one, including chapters on strategy, stakeholders, consulting, data, digital, social and blending learning.
  • Three proven frameworks for improving your development practice, and strategies to consider in order to take your overall approach to workplace L&D to a new level and a sustainable future.
  • Tips, hints, tools, frameworks and strategies that will improve employee performance and overall business performance in the immediate and long term future