Learning and Development

Index here items on human resource and employee development, workplace learning, the learning and development function, the learning organisation and culture, learning theory and learning styles, learning interventions and apprenticeships.

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    Learnt offerings

    Since the government issued its green paper on lifelong learning, The Learning Age, a number of IPD branches have been discussing its proposals. The institute is preparing its response and English members have been able to...

    Perfecting practice

    While many people working in training and development may have acquired a significant level of skills and experience, they do not always have a set of academic qualifications that recognise these abilities. One way in which...

    Novelty valued?

    Alan Mumford’s feature (“Sources for courses”, 14 May) offered valuable insights into choosing learning methods and was a useful reminder of what is in vogue in training. Developing new approaches is clearly a central issue...

    NTO for management

    The NTO for management and enterprise has been formed jointly by the Small Firms Enterprise Development Initiative and the Management Charter Initiative. It will be known as Meto and will provide cross-sector support and...

    Wigan peers?

    The architects of the emerging regional development agencies (RDAs) for England should look not to the continent for their inspiration, but to Wigan and the north-west. After years of infighting, political paralysis and an...

    Idiom proof

    The scenes of hundreds of English football hooligans rampaging through French city streets during the World Cup were nothing short of a national disgrace. Yet the attitudes of some companies and their staff towards customers...

    Next CEO named

    “I plan to raise the profile of the business people involved in the Tec network and make them key players in their communities,” she told People Management. Henderson, who promised to ensure that Tecs are “bold” in their...

    Low-grade testing

    I read the letter from S Morton about the appropriateness of the IPD putting so much weight on exams (11 June) with interest. This emphasis seems out of step with the emphasis it rightly places on learning through practical...

    Knowledge Management: A Real Business Guide

    Editor Stuart Rock Publisher Caspian Publishing (0171 828 0706), in association with the CBI and IBM Price £15 ISBN 1 90184403 X Consisting of short contributions by senior managers and business leaders, this book offers...

    Cycling proficiency

    Organisations seek to develop business strategies to beat the competition in fast-changing markets. But how do business leaders know whether they have the people to carry through these strategies? And how do line managers...