LEARNING & DEVELOPMENT
- We need a shared approach to investment in learning. Berry, Caroline // Adults Learning;Autumn2012, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p21
The article discusses the UK Commission for Employment and Skills survey in 2011 which provides a comprehensive and robust picture of skill needs and training investment in Great Britain. It mentions that the survey finds two-fifths of businesses in the country do not train their staff. It notes...
- A right worth fighting for. Blakeley, Richard // Adults Learning;Sep2010, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p30
The author asserts that the statutory right to request time to train for all workers is the right way forward for British companies and for employees. He stresses the need to encourage more discussion at work about training. He notes that the right to request time to train could change workplace...
- House of Lords. // Workplace Learning & Skills Bulletin;11/30/2015, Issue 165, p13
The article presents views by some Members of the House of Lord of the British Parliament regarding apprenticeships in the construction sector and the dialogues on running secure training centres. It includes Baroness Neville-Rolfe on her party's actions to support apprenticeships in all sectors...
- Cogent unveils its Biovision. // Process Engineering;Nov/Dec2010, Vol. 91 Issue 6, p58
The article reports on the launching of a report entitled "Biovision - Skills for Growth in the UK Bioeconomy" by Cogent Sector Skills Council, which notes on the need for skills training in the biotechnological industries.
- Storage and sprayer prep at NRoSO events. // Farmers Weekly;8/8/2008, p16
The article offers information on the second annual NROSO training event in 2008 in Great Britain.
- NEW: BMF Renewables Training. // Builders Merchants Journal;Mar2010, p40
The article provides information on BMF renewable training courses to be held from March 23 to 30, 2010 in Great Britain.
- House of Commons. // Education Journal;Dec2008, Issue 113, p46
A chart is presented that lists the number of people who are starting their courses through train to gain in 2006-2007 by region and local authorities in Great Britain.
- Encouraging employers to train must be top of the agenda. LANGHORN, JEZ // Adults Learning;Autumn2012, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p10
The author suggests employers to continue to offer training programmes for the career development of their employees in Great Britain.
- Scheme to address skills shortage will show being a technician is a 'career for life'. // Insight: Non-Destructive Testing & Condition Monitoring;Jun2014 Supplement, p2
The article discusses the efforts being made by the University of Sheffield in Yorkshire, England to address the lack of universities' technical expertise as well as to train the workforce needed to meet with the estimated skills shortage in the country by 2020.