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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    Learning zone

    Next time a government minister stresses the importance of lifelong learning, don’t dismiss it as being merely the tired platitudes of a politician. While it is unlikely that much of the speech will have been penned by the...

    BBC signals switch to intranet learning

    The BBC is to shift 30 per cent of training on to its intranet in a move that will slash paperwork and give HR chiefs more time for strategy. Instead of going on a course, staff will be able to learn at their computers. Already...

    Procure-all

    When the pharmaceutical giants SmithKline Beecham and Glaxo Wellcome merge later this year, it will be interesting to see what the future holds for SmithKline Beecham’s innovative learning and development programme. This...

    E-learning ‘will fail unless it is focused on the users’

    Rapid training techniques will sort out the winners from the losers in the competitive business market, according to Elliott Masie, a leading authority on e-learning. One of the biggest challenges that training professionals...