Action learning

Volunteering is good for business

4 Nov 2004

New research has revealed the positive effects of getting staff involved in community volunteering.The results of a study into employee...

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Infection control training for all frontline NHS staff

4 Nov 2004

More than a million NHS staff will receive infection control training to help in the fight against the MRSA super...

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Transatlantic trends

1 Nov 2004

The effectiveness and efficiency of different training methods have been thrown into the spotlight by the results of the Transatlantic Blended Learning Survey 2004. Stephanie Sparrow reports on reactions from the UK and the US

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Skills agency calls for bespoke training for SMEs

22 Oct 2004

Staff at small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) get the most benefit from on-the-job learning rather than taught courses or structured training programmes, according to the Learning and Skills Development Agency (LSDA).

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Informal methods show smart results

1 Oct 2004

Organisations are benefiting from a shift from rigid training initiatives, says Martyn Sloman, and on-the-job learning looks set to overtake traditional approaches

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Spirit of co-operation

1 Jul 2004

Helen Sweeney, HR director at Co-operative Financial Services, explains how a programme of change will allow learning to flourish
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Learning on the frontline

1 May 2004

The objectives of the Army's Educational and Training Services have their parallels in Civvy Street. Brigadier Mark Filler explains his definitions of empowerment, self-sufficiency and learning for life

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Closing in on the customer

1 Apr 2004

Sue Pearce, people and communications manager at BT Global Services explains how a behaviour transformation programme helped it hit customer service targets

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Big adventures

1 Feb 2004

Organisations are taking a more strategic approach to their use of the outdoors in experiential learning. Margaret Kubicek takes a look at how providers are responding to client needs

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The art of inspiration

1 Jan 2004

Employers are turning to the arts to cultivate creativity in their managers.

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Aiming for future perfect

1 Jan 2004

When planning ahead, employers must understand not only their imminent skills needs, but also the gamut of changing attitudes to learning. In the first of a two-part series, Alison Thomas looks at how organisations are winning over hearts and minds

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Back earning while learning

1 Jan 2004

Derek Simpson argues the business case for workplace learning

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