Work Place Learning Centre News Archive


Soft skills more important than 3Rs

A day after the CBI claimed that employers are having to train school leavers in basic skills the CIPD/KPMG Labour Market Outlook claims that UK employers are having difficulty finding school-leavers with the quality soft skills required to interact with customers. Employers are placing much...


Sound enhances visual training

The use of sound during visual training can enhance later performance on a purely visual task, a finding that demonstrates just how much multisensory interaction occurs in brain areas that before now were thought to be dedicated solely to vision. A report from the British Psychological Society...