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Education and training for healthcare support workers provides debate focus
The Open University’s Department of Nursing is hosting a workshop to debate the issues surrounding the development of healthcare support workers. The publication of two high-profile reports earlier this year have demonstrated the importance of learning and development for healthcare staff.

Learning Technologies 2014 Conference programme announced
The programme for the 2014 Learning Technologies Conference in London has been announced. The organisers say debate will focus on how technology is changing learning cultures and what this means for organisational learning and development.

Kallidus to deliver mobile learning seminar at CIPD event
Rob Caul, CEO of Kallidus, will be presenting a seminar titled ‘Your Guide to Mastering Mobile Learning' at the CIPD Annual Conference and Exhibition 2013, at Manchester Central, 6-7 November 2013.

IfL supports Professions Week through CPD seminars
As a founder and one of 15 professional bodies supporting Professions Week (21-27 October 2013), the Institute for Learning (IfL) has organised a series of special continuing professional development events for members.

Transport for London and Crossrail welcome new graduate trainees
Transport for London (TfL) and Crossrail have welcomed 140 new graduate trainees into their organisations. The graduate trainees will work in areas including engineering, project management, transport planning, commercial, information management, finance and marketing roles.

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Workshop aims to help L&D teams create their own video learning content

New figures show record numbers of apprentices

Ford wins South East Macro Employer of the Year at National Apprenticeship Awards

Winners of the 2013 CIPD People Management Awards announced

Video Arts launches new video on demand platform

CIPD research suggests low job turnover might be here to stay

Reed Learning briefing: 'Learning & Development in a Social World'

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