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TrainingZONE LearningWire #125 – CIPD reviews, key e-learning issues, ITOL 8 months on

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TrainingZONE LearningWIRE - Issue 125
30 October 2000
https://www.trainingzone.co.uk
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LATEST HEADLINES ***** LATEST HEADLINES ***** LATEST HEADLINES

1. CIPD review: What can we learn from CIPD Harrogate?
2. CIPD Harrogate Report - breaking news
3. Key issues facing the future of e-learning
4. TECs performance remains steady in a climate of change
5. Institute of Training and Occupational Learning - 8 months on


***** LATEST HEADLINES ***** LATEST HEADLINES ***** LATEST


Editor's Note
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TrainingZONE arrived back from Harrogate late last Friday fully
laden with bags of information and tired but happy that once
again we were able to meet with so many TrainingZONE members
(and potential members!) face-to-face. We'll be bringing you a
number of interviews and features as a result of speaking to some
of the exhibitors at the event over the next few months.

In the meantime, we've put together a comprehensive news report
and analysis, so that if you weren't able to brave the chill
winds of Harrogate in person, you can read all the news and
updates from the comfort of your own computer.


Stephanie Phillips
Editor
mailto:[email protected]
https://www.trainingzone.co.uk


Latest News
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A selection of this week's news stories
https://www.trainingzone.co.uk/news


CIPD review: What can we learn from CIPD Harrogate?
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Our reflections on the opportunities and lessons from this year's
largest Training and HR event.
https://www.trainingzone.co.uk/item/30126


Harrogate 2000 - what did you think of it?
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Read what others thought about it, and share your reactions here.
https://www.trainingzone.co.uk/item/29953


CIPD Harrogate Report - breaking news
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Our daily round-up of news, reviews and events before, during and
after Harrogate 2000.
https://www.trainingzone.co.uk/item/29486

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New e-group replaces TRDEV-L
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Former members of the now-defunct TRDEV-L discussion list have
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CIPD People Management Award winners announced
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The CIPD has announced SME Pindar Set, producers of Yellow Pages
directories as the winner of this year's People Management Award.
https://www.trainingzone.co.uk/item/29964


Key issues facing the future of e-learning
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An experienced director working in the online learning field
identifies both the problems and the promise of technology-based
learning.
https://www.trainingzone.co.uk/item/29833

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Special community feature: WebWatch
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Your favourite DfEE links may no longer work - but don't ask the
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Peter Honey Learning - launch of new resources website
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Key learning and behaviour author, consultant and speaker Dr
Peter Honey has relaunched his consultancy website to include
some interesting learning-related interactive features.
https://www.trainingzone.co.uk/item/29691


LearnDirect goes nationwide
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UfI's online learning site for businesses is rolled out across
the country today.
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Other questions posed this week:

- Jacqueline Thomas seeks examples of best practice in mentoring
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Thanks to Jenny Kevan, Anna Britnor Guest and Terry Bateman, who
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"Is your company an elephant or a flea?", asks Charles Handy
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Organisations of different size are mutually dependent on each
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https://www.trainingzone.co.uk/item/29931


Multi-function teamwork in organisations needs support, says IES
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People learn from people, not systems. So says a new report from
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TECs performance remains steady in a climate of change
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The eighth annual report about the performance of English
Training and Enterprise Councils (TECs) finds things on a pretty
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https://www.trainingzone.co.uk/item/29546


Institute of Training and Occupational Learning - 8 months on
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A round-up of news and progress for this new Trainers Institute.
https://www.trainingzone.co.uk/item/29535


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