Financing adult learning

Cedefop’s database on financing adult learning provides information on design and performance of cost-sharing schemes implemented in EU countries to increase participation and private investment in adult learning.Countries covered: EU Member States (except Croatia)Types of instrument: training funds, tax incentives, grants, vouchers/individual learning accounts, loans, training leave, payback clauses (see glossary). Reference period: 2010-13. The…


The Training Professional’s Handbook

DESCRIPTION Training Specialists come in all shapes and sizes, and possess varying skills to help participants learn and understand. We cover every industry that exists, from financial contact centers, to personal fitness, to manufacturing industries, to defense. The tools and expertise used depends largely upon the management staff at any organization. The level of engagement…


Continuing Professional Development in the Lifelong Learning Sector

Book Description Publication Date: January 1, 2011 | ISBN-10: 0335238173 | ISBN-13: 978-0335238170 | Edition: 1 This comprehensive guide to continuing professional development (CPD) in the lifelong learning sector (LLS) provides teachers with practical support and guidance alongside development activities. It encourages teachers to reflect on their practice and subsequently shape and develop their teaching in response to the needs of their…


Continuing Professional Development in Social Care

Continuing Professional Development in Social Care Book Description Publication Date: June 21, 2013 | ISBN-10: 1446266575 | ISBN-13: 978-1446266571 There has been a recent focus on how practitioners can engage with continuing professional learning and development. Continuing Professional Development in Social Care is written to support and help busy social workers in front line practice, as well as those in leadership and…


Skills Development and Training in SMEs

Skills Development and Training in SMEs The report discusses the results of the OECD «Leveraging Training and Skills Development in SMEs» (TSME) project which examines access to training by SMEs across seven regions in six OECD countries: New Zealand, Poland, Belgium, UK, Turkey and Canada. The book analyses the policy issues related to both low…


Continuing Professional Development

Book Description Publication Date: October 11, 2011 | ISBN-10: 0415677912 | ISBN-13: 978-0415677912 0 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) is the means by which the professions across the world ensure that their knowledge and skills remain up to date and relevant to changing needs and environments. CPD significantly contributes to the quality and reputation of the professions and therefore to the quality…