A training renaissance
- A training renaissance. Humphries, Chris // People Management;10/9/1997, Vol. 3 Issue 20, p27
Opinion. Argues on writer Robert Bennet's viewpoint on training and Training Standards Council (Tecs) in the United Kingdom. Key role to play by Tecs in UK training; Tecs' improved standards in the youth and adult training programmes; Challenge for the UK government in the lifelong training.
- Providers fail to make the grade in standards check. Prickett, Ruth // People Management;12/10/98, Vol. 4 Issue 24, p10
Discusses the results of the first official inspection of work-based training companies in Great Britain by the Training Standards Council. Weakness of the companies in the way they manage work placements and coordinate training both on and off the job; How the inspection was conducted; Grades...
- Training chief rejects low standards claims. Merrick, Neil // People Management;9/11/1997, Vol. 3 Issue 18, p10
Reports that Training Standards Council chairman Nick Reilly has dismissed suggestions that he is being sent in to shake up a private training system that is widely discredited or out of control. Criticism from the House of Commons public accounts committee; Introduction of a system of...
- Training. // People Management;08/13/98, Vol. 4 Issue 16, p13
Presents news briefs related to employee training in the United Kingdom. Findings of inspections regarding fraud in workplace training conducted by the Training Standards Council; Advice for further education colleges regarding selling training to small and medium-sized enterprises; Warning...
- Report criticises standard of Tec-financed trainers. Rana, Eila // People Management;07/29/99, Vol. 5 Issue 15, p12
Reports that the training providers covered in the first annual report of Great Britain's Training Standards Council will be reinspected in 1999. Basis for the training quality standards; Reaction to the council's report; Reason for the inadequacy of the standards of assessment.
- Noticeboard. // Adults Learning;Apr99, Vol. 10 Issue 8, p4
Presents some notices about adult education in Great Britain. Digital channel to be launched by BBC; Guidelines published by the Training Standards Council; Planned establishment of the Council for the Advancement of Arts, Recreation and Education.
- 'Fake oak' use alleged. Pamben, Deven; Lewis, Mark // Cabinet Maker;12/2/2005, Issue 5467, p4
The article reports that Devon, England-based cabinet manufacturer and supplier Devonshire Pine has been accused of selling fake oak. The company advertises that it is selling the finest prices for Oakleigh bedroom and dining products in Great Britain. A letter received by the Trading Standards...
- The noise from Syracuse: Thriving Onbancorp. Zack, Jeffrey // American Banker;10/10/1994, Vol. 159 Issue 195, p1A
Assesses the performance of Onbancorp under chief executive officer Robert J. Bennet. Financial performance in 1993; Commercial loans; Ratio of nonperforming loans; Number of employees; Bank's plan to consolidate back-office operations; Outsourcing agreement with Systematics Information...
- How to: Decide on training methods. Fowler, Alan // People Management;12/21/95, Vol. 1 Issue 25, p36
Discusses the relative merits of lectures, group discussions, role-play exercises, films and videos, case studies, management games and outdoor events. Group training methods; Individual training methods.