TITLE

Workers encouraged to develop new skills

AUTHOR(S)
Whitfield, Martin
PUB. DATE
January 1996
SOURCE
People Management;1/11/1996, Vol. 2 Issue 1, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports about the aim of the European Year Lifelong Learning program to promote the value of continuous training for employees. Funding attracted by the first round of bids for the European Union-sponsored projects; Reason for the declaration by the European Commission of 1996 as the year of learning; Points stressed in the guidelines from the Department for Education and Employment.
ACCESSION #
9710180128

 

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