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Running the 100 Metres Without a Stopwatch is Crazy!

Running The 100 Metres Without A Stopwatch Is Crazy!

This summer, we marveled at the Olympians and Paralympians achieving world records and medals in Rio and ultimately their success comes from managing their training and measuring performance. Darren Smith, Founder of Making Business Matter discusses how competency frameworks can…

Exclusive Discount For The World Of Learning 2016

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Members of the CPD Standards Office can access an exclusive discount to attend the World of Learning exhibition in October 2016 which showcases modern solutions for professional development. Now in its 25th year, the World of Learning has established itself as the most…

Make CPD Sticky!

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On Thursday 21st April, The CPD Standards Office was a sponsor of Membership Excellence 2016 in London, the most important conference of the year for professional bodies, institutes and associations. The conference was themed ‘Membership: Evolution or Revolution’ and the CPD…

Dealing With The Apprenticeship Levy

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What is it? In April 2017 the way the government funds apprenticeships in England is changing. Some employers will be required to contribute to a new apprenticeship levy, and there will be changes to the funding for apprenticeship training for…

CPD For Competitive Advantage

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Andrew Gibbons an independent management developer, wrote a blog for the Training Journal in February 2016 summing up why he thinks CPD is a competitive advantage to all businesses. Read here: Training Journal Blog Here are some of his best points: CPD…

Structured Learning In Business With Rosetta Stone

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Rosetta Stone and the CPD Standards Office have delivered a report on how learning can be structured in business and highlighting that a CPD-led approach can deliver a better return on investment. The Structured Learning in Business report examines: The extent…

Doctors Of The Future

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The Royal Society of Medicine has released a four-part series called ‘Doctors of the Future’, covering topics that range from training in leadership to increasing use of digital technology. With the current issues surrounding the quality of work contracts for…

Improving The Standard Of Apprenticeship Schemes

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The CPD Standards Office investigates apprenticeship schemes in the UK, what employers can do to improve the quality and how accreditation can help raise training standards. The annual National Apprenticeship Week 2016 (14th -18th March) was themed ‘An apprenticeship can take you anywhere’ and raised…