Tougher training targets win widespread support
- New Deal training rule eased. Roberts, Zoe // People Management;6/13/2002, Vol. 8 Issue 12, p7
Reports on the employment training rule under the New Deal for young people required by the Great Britain government as of June 2002. Objective of the training rule; Details of the requirement; Possible impact of the rule on the cost of New Deal trainees.
- Government sets out new approach to training provision. // Education (14637073);1/28/2011, Issue 418, p4
The article reports on the British government's approach to job training as described by John Hayes, Minister for Further Education, Skills and Lifelong Learning, and Chris Grayling, Minister for Employment.
- A clearer provision. Pickard, Jane // People Management;6/12/2003, Vol. 9 Issue 12, p28
Focuses on the white paper being developed by the government of Great Britain for the training of low-skilled and unskilled adults in work. Issues regarding the funding for the adult learning initiative; Coordination between employers and government agencies in adult training; Efforts of Park...
- Leitch adviser offers to step in Digby shoes. // Personnel Today;9/25/2007, p3
The article reports that Mike Campbell, director of development at the Sector Skills Development Agency has offered to revive the British government's plan of training employees. It states that more than 50 companies have agreed to participate in the drive to train their employees to Level 2...
- Grade expectations. Holliday, Adrian // Director;Sep2003, Vol. 57 Issue 2, p73
Assesses the national skills strategy in Great Britain and its impact on the bridge between academia and the business industry. Details of the British government's skills initiative; Highlights of an employment training pilot program that operates in the Birmingham and Solihull area in England....
- Cut to the quick. MacLachlan, Rob // People Management;7/1/2010, p3
The author reflects on the budget structure set by the British government as of July 1, 2010, and its impact on human resource (HR) professionals.
- Thinking strategically at every step. Yin, Elaine // Training & Development in Australia;Oct2010, Vol. 37 Issue 5, p010
The article offers guidelines for applying strategic thinking in training. Learning professionals are advised to consider first if training is really needed before fulfilling training requests promptly. Factors to be taken into account in the design and the development of training programs...
- All change on driver training. Semple, Jack // Motor Transport;10/2/2003, p12
Reports on the move of employers in Derbyshire, England to train their truck drivers in response to the funding being provided by the government of Great Britain for vocational training. Factors that contributed to the popularity of driver training; Criticisms received by the driver training...
- Government calls for 'skills revolution.'. Phillips, Lucy // People Management;7/26/2007, Vol. 13 Issue 15, p11
The article discusses "World Class Skills," the response of the government of Great Britain to the Leitch review of skills. The report outlines plans to make it easier for employers' training programmes to be accredited through the Qualifications and Credit framework. Launching the report, John...