P_HR_13 Education Training and Development Policy

The organisation recognises the value of learning and development in maintaining an efficient and effective service. therefore, learning interventions should have a clear link to achievement of personal, departmental and organisational business objectives.

The Education, Training & Development Policy aims to promote Education, Training & Development within the organisation, recognising the importance of learning and development to both the organisation and the individual.

The policy seeks to provide a framework to guide individuals and managers when accessing learning and development.

The organisation recognises the value of learning and development in maintaining an efficient and effective service. Therefore, learning interventions should have a clear link to achievement of personal, departmental and organisational business objectives.

A pre-requisite for access to learning and development will be a current Personal Development Plan (PDP) agreed through an annual Appraisal process. Where staff are subject to the Agenda for Change (AfC) National Agreement this will be subject to an annual Development Review using a full Knowledge and Skills Framework (KSF) outline for that post.

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