A recent visit to South Africa led occupational health educator Anne Harriss to use her healthcare and teaching skills in a remote rural community. Here, she describes her rewarding experience.
One of the ice-breaking activities I have used with new More...01 March 2012 09:30
The second and final day at Learning Technologies provided delegates with more big ideas and practical learning and development (L&D) tips. Martin Couzins provides a review of day two. Jaron Lanier, the man who coined the term "virtual More...27 January 2012 16:20
Funding for learning and development has continued to take a hit as employer budgets feel the squeeze, according to the Chartered Institute of Learning and Development's (CIPD) annual Learning and Talent Development survey.
According to the survey's More...01 April 2011 00:01
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Planning your training, learning and development is a crucial decision that could have extensive benefits for your organisation. It is not a process that should be taken lightly, but there are steps you can follow to make the process easier. 1 More...12 September 2010 12:47
Welcome to Personnel Today's FREE guides on sales training, providing the latest top tips, case studies and expert guidance. Often sales training is underpinned by a methodology, a process or even a system - and you will need to ge More...02 September 2010 12:47
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Workers at Buncefield oil depot were overworked and did not receive the training they required ahead of an explosion in 2005, a Crown Court has heard.
The court heard evidence that staff at the Buncefield site were not given the support they needed More...16 April 2010 09:20
Skills acquired through volunteering should be more clearly recognised by both employers and the government.
With many firms facing funding restrictions on their training and development budgets during the recession, a volunteering group and think-t More...23 March 2010 09:03
McDonald's is to offer 10-days work experience as part of a GCSE-equivalent qualification for the first time ever, the fast food giant will reveal today.
Teenagers will have to apply online and attend a formal interview to get onto the work pla More...11 March 2010 00:07
Nowadays many employees are expected to manage their own learning. Many might not like it, but it may be career suicide to moan about it. Robin Hoyle, head of learning at Infinity Learning gives some tips on how to self-learn. More...12 November 2009 09:00
Cuts in training budgets across the broadcast industry have not led to a drop in standards, according to a new report. The Training and Skills Report 2008 by the Broadcast Training and Skills Regulator (BTSR) found the number of employers with spec More...13 August 2009 10:10
A paper on mobile learning was the 10,000th item to be deposited on the Open University's (OU) research repository when it was posted yesterday.
The research, by OU professor of learning technology and communications Agnes Kukulska-Hulme, is, More...14 July 2009 00:00
Banking giant HSBC cut the amount of training offered to staff last year by more than 15%, its latest sustainability report has revealed. The level of classroom and online learning and development training given to staff fell from an average of 43 h More...29 May 2009 08:00
Adobe has increased the amount of e-learning training it offers to managers to prepare them for the economic upturn, according to its HR director.
The software giant has run more than 450 online training sessions over the past four months in an atte More...27 May 2009 14:09
Police officers did not have sufficient training to tackle public disorder on the scale of the G20 protests , a Met police commander has said. Bob Broadhurst, who was in charge of policing the protests in April, said crowd control training for t More...20 May 2009 09:21
Gordon Brown and the G20 must work together to avoid a "global skills crunch", the CIPD has said ahead of tomorrow's meeting in London.
In Message from Management , the institute has urged leaders to ignore short-term approaches to job creation a More...31 March 2009 10:41