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IT Trainers Newswire #41 – IT training and the budget, professional code of practice for trainers, running your own business


IT Trainers Newswire - Issue 41
17 April 2002

REFERENCE: EvaluationZone - making sense of the financial stuff!
NEWS and FEATURES: What does the budget mean for the IT sector?
COMMUNITY FEATURES: Professional code of practice for trainers

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Editor's Note
It's budget day today! We hear a lot about raising skills levels
and boosting productivity, but will Gordon Brown put his money,
hang on, our money, where his mouth is? What should he do? Vote
in our online survey today.

Corporate Learning
Editors, IT Training News

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For a round-up of IT training news this fortnight, visit the
TrainingZONE IT pages at:

What does the budget mean for the IT industry?
It's budget day today and IT professionals eagerly await the
latest 'promises' that will be made for the IT sector.

IT training industry urges Chancellor to take action
IT users and suppliers are urging chancellor Gordon Brown to set
a timetable for the training market.

London employees disclose passwords
A computer security survey reveals over 100 employees
questioned were ready to disclose confidential passwords.

Code of practice to protect employees from snooping bosses
A code of practice has been designed by the Information
Commission to protect employees against snooping bosses.

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Any Answers
Top IT questions being asked by TrainingZONE members this month.
Can you help with their questions?

David James is interested in becoming an IT trainer and would
like advice from members on where to start.

Where can I find a list of skills by categories (i.e. basic,
technical, specialist, IT) for non-profit organisations?, asks
Mercedes Cumberbatch

Sally Cousins is looking for a Professional Code of Practice for
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