Work Place Learning Centre News Archive

LSC guide for Training & Development

23-Dec-2004

A new guide has been created by the Learning and Skills Council (LSC) to help employers invest in the skills they need for their business. According to the LSC only half of all employees benefit from the £4.5 billion that is invested in training each year by employers. The guide, was... Read More...

Business Leaders back vocational education

21-Dec-2004

Research from Foundation Degrees reveals that UK plc values vocational qualifications highly and recognises the role industry has to play in the provision of such education, but is failing to take sufficient action. The research shows that HR directors are leading the way, with 98% calling for... Read More...

Young Apprenticeships working and expanding

17-Dec-2004

Minister for Skills and Vocational Education, Ivan Lewis has announced that with this year's initial recruitment of 1,000 Young Apprenticeship places is complete, and that a further 2,000 14 year olds will begin training under the scheme in September 2005. Plans for the next stage of the... Read More...

E-learning opens doors for disabled people

07-Dec-2004

The CIPD is warning that unless developers, suppliers and buyers of e-learning take greater action to ensure their products are accessible to learners with disabilities, a great deal of money will be wasted on e-learning that doesn't meet the needs of the vast majority of users, and employers... Read More...


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