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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    LSC launches training fund

    A fund for further education colleges and training providers in England to help them forge links with business has been launched by the Learning and Skills Council. Successful applicants to the Specialisation and Innovation...

    Government consults on application of right to request training

    The Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills (DUIS) has started a consultation on how a new employee right to request training should be implemented. The forthcoming legislation, announced by Gordon Brown in...

    Degrees of separation

    There’s a hackneyed megaphone exchange going on,” says Rob Cuthbert, vice-chancellor of the University of the West of England (UWE). He’s not the only one to sound a weary note about the perpetual squabbles between the UK...

    Avoid knee-jerk training with better diagnosis

    When a people-related problem arises, it is easy to presume that training is the answer. But imagine the uproar if a doctor sent a patient for an operation without a full set of diagnostic tests. In the same way, when a perceived...

    CBT at the BBC

    At the risk of being labelled a dinosaur, the BBC’s intentions for its shift of the training function (“BBC signals switch to intranet learning”, News, 8 June) gave me many misgivings. Computer-based training...