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L&D news round-up: 17 July


Back for a fourth week, it's the news round-up to end all news round-ups. Dive in to these stories for all over the world wide web.

Gateshead Youth Training Academy praised by awarding body - The Journal

Congratulations Gateshead YTA!

Practical skills 'damaged by polytechnic switch in the 90s' - The Telegraph

More skills woe from the Telegraph.

MPs Need Ethics Training In Honesty And Accountability, Standards Committee Says - Huffington Post

Good luck...

Disruptive innovation theory proves divisive - The Irish Times

An interesting piece on one of the most prolific buzzwords of the last few months.

Leadership, Talent And Personality: Three Lessons From The World Cup Final - Forbes

Forbes (and us, by proxy) cashing in on the remaining World Cup buzz. 

The Shard to Become Beacon for HR Training -

Well at least it'll have nice views.

Apple settles e-books price fixing case for $400m - The Inquirer

A sharp rap on the knuckles for the tech giant.

Pigsty converted into skills workshop to help rural jobless into work - The Mirror

And finally...


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