Refer to the title.

Another word, wording or phrase to say:


For example, if I had a list of things that I had learned and I wanted to write "my learnings" as the title. So the question is what are the alternatives because it just doesn't sound right to me.

  • You are right. "My learnings" is not idiomatic. You could say "my studies", or "the things I learned". – WS2 Feb 7 '18 at 19:02
  • 'Learning' is an uncountable noun, not pluralised, idiomatically. 'Teachings' is possible, but not learnings. 'My studies' is one way of conveying what one has learned through study. – Nigel J Feb 7 '18 at 19:02
  • Could one say wisdom? Or is wisdom more of a quality rather than the act acquiring knowledge? – RobbyReindeer Feb 7 '18 at 19:08
  • Learning is countable among teachers of education: things a kid should have learned after a particular class hour are learnings. Outside this jargon, uncountable. – KarlG Feb 7 '18 at 19:11

What's another way to say “my learnings”? my lessons

Suggested alternatives include lessons learned, “things one learned” – or simply lessons – discoveries, findings, insights, and takeaways.

lessons wikitionary


Learnings is fairly common these days in management consulting and corporate training circles. If that's your audience, you can just use Learnings as your title, unless you need to distinguish between your learnings and those of others.

If you want something more "classic", you could use Knowledge Gained, since corporate training sessions are often styled as Knowledge Transfer.

BTW, it's a term that greatly annoys the Linguistic Purists and other people with too much time on their hands. But you probably know this.

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    And, of course, being voted down without comment tends to support this :) – Global Charm Feb 7 '18 at 22:51
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    I found it helpful but I'm not sure it's really the answer I was looking for. Anyway, I guess your theory is correct! – RobbyReindeer Feb 9 '18 at 13:34
  • Because it's NOT common or present at all in corporate training "circles" or anywhere. – John Mar 10 '18 at 2:17

What about "findings" ? "Learnings" reminds me of a record book 25 years back. I was doing my apprenticeship and I had to fill the record book with the things I learnt every week. There is also another expression like "vocation learnt".

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