The Right Skills for the Job?: Rethinking Training Policies for Workers

The Right Skills for the Job?: Rethinking Training Policies for Worker Creating jobs and increasing productivity are at the top of agenda for policymakers across the world. Knowledge accumulation and skills are recognized as central in this process. More-educated workers not only have better employment opportunities, earn more, and have more stable and rewarding jobs,…

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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…

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Transfer of Learning in Organizations

 Transfer of Learning in Organizations Book Description Publication Date: December 17, 2013 | ISBN-10: 3319020927 | ISBN-13: 978-3319020921 | Edition: 2014 In this book, internationally respected scholars from the disciplines of educational science, business administration and psychology thoroughly discuss practice-related questions on learning transfer in organizations. Readers will learn solid concepts for securing and evaluating learning transfer. This volume offers new insights about…

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Staff Development: A Practical Guide

Book Description Since its original publication more than two decades ago, Staff Development: A Practical Guide has remained a respected handbook for supporting one of the most important assets libraries possess: their human resources. Staff development and training are not only important but essential to ensure that libraries meet new challenges and fulfill their missions, especially in a constantly…

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Knowledge, Skills and Competence in the European Labour Market

Description For the free movement of labour across the European Union, establishing transparency and comparability of qualifications across member states is vital. This book examines how qualifications, knowledge, skills and competences are understood in different national contexts and trans-nationally and reveals a complex picture of differences and similarities both within and between countries. Against the…

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Work Based Learning: Benefits for Employers

WORK-BASED LEARNING: POTENTIAL BENEFITS FOR EMPLOYERS Work based Learning has the potential to generate a variety of benefits for employers. These range from financial benefits, such asincreased productivity, to soft benefits like increased staff morale and from immediate benefits, such as the acquisition of required skills, to medium-term (for example, lower staff turnover and fewer absences)…

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