TITLE

Power firm offers staff home tuition

PUB. DATE
June 2003
SOURCE
IT Training;Jun2003, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Scottish Power PLC staff and their families are being given free access to online training to promote learning culture. The scheme, Scottish Power Learning, was launched in April 2003 at a meeting of the Scottish Trade Union Congress and follows a six-month pilot involving 300 employees. The company-wide launch provides access to all 15,000 staff, including 7,500 Great Britain workers, and their immediate families. And because Scottish Power already provided much of the material, making it available at workers' homes has cost the business very little, said Paul McKelvie, director of Scottish Power Learning.
ACCESSION #
10022306

 

Related Articles

  • SWITCHED ON TO HEALTH AND SAFETY. Weekes, Sue // Training Magazine;Feb2005, p14 

    Focuses on the online health and safety course of ScottishPower that provides training on staff responsibilities on emergency, security procedures and best practice. Role of BrightWave in the programme; Features of the course; Advantage of the course to users.

  • TRAINING Your Team on TECHNOLOGY. Ginovsky, John // Community Banker;Sep2009, Vol. 18 Issue 9, p38 

    The article focuses on various methods of training bank staff to address the requirements of compliance, operations and transparency. Techniques in which users try, practice and apply are included in applied learning. Extended learning involves in-person follow-up training sessions. Online...

  • Installations... Weekes, Sue // Personnel Today;9/7/2004, p17 

    This article reports that Devon County Council has become one of the first local authorities to implement specialised training and development software to help manage training for its 16,000 employees. It has implemented a tailored version of Snowdrop System's Foundation for training...

  • E-learning for 1,000 BT fault report users.  // IT Training;Jun2003, p7 

    BT is putting around 1,000 staff through an electronic learning course on its own Network Fault Management (NFM) system. The training aims to ensure efficient practice in the use of the system, which handles all reports of faults in BT's phone network. Barry Cook, learning solutions manager at...

  • TECH TRENDS. Willis, David // Training Journal;Oct2008, p15 

    The article offers suggestions on how organisations can control the learning environment in which employees look for training information. Suggestions include ensuring the training information provided is accessible, making training content engaging and interactive, and considering ways in which...

  • ONLINE LEARNING COMES TO CAMP. Schlag, Paul A. // Camping Magazine;Sep2008, Vol. 81 Issue 5, p42 

    The article reports on the concept of e-Training (electronic training) which is the utilization of electronic or digital materials in training camping employees. This new concept is reusable, consistent, and permits counselors to take the training on their own time, at their own pace, and at any...

  • LICENCE TO HEAL: NHS ECDL project signs up 100,000.  // IT Training;Jan2005, p6 

    The article discusses a report on registration of online learning projects in Europe. This month, the number of registrations by NHS staff to use the NHS ECDL portal— the gateway to the largest online learning project in Europe— is expected to reach 100,000. The portal provides...

  • Employees control their own destiny. Baker, Paddy // Works Management;Mar1998, Vol. 51 Issue 3, p29 

    The article presents a discussion about self-management of employees with the use of computer-based training (CBT) software. It discusses that self-management learning gives a means for individuals to learn at their own pace and at times that are convenient to them. The use of CBT not only...

  • Measuring E-learning's Effectiveness. Bersin, Josh // e-learning;Mar2002, Vol. 3 Issue 3, p36 

    Provides steps on measuring the effectiveness of electronic learning (e-learning) training programs for employees. Monitoring course enrollments in e-learning; Identification of the course activity assessment; Determination of course completion for business goal achievement.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of NEW JERSEY STATE LIBRARY

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics