Celebrating National Apprenticeship Week

On the job training, specifically apprenticeships, is growing in popularity, especially in the UK. Apprenticeships are a great way for organisations to invest in their employees and the company’s long-term development. They allow new employees to learn company best practices and culture from the start and prevent the need to invest resources in ‘reprogramming’ people...

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High Consequence Training: What It Is and Who Needs It

Imagine this: A category four hurricane is forming in the Atlantic and is projected to make landfall in the Carolinas, causing damage all the way up the coast to Maine. Meteorologists predict wind gusts up to 150 mph, which will lead to power outages in coastal communities from D.C. to Cape Cod. While the eastern...

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The Science of Learning

Each Friday, RPS highlights five popular news stories from the world of training professionals. Visit our blog each week to see which stories were trending amongst your industry peers. The Economist Britain needs better apprenticeships, not more of them by Staff Writer RICHARD KELSALL, a quietly spoken 20-year-old, has always liked working with his hands....

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Apprenticeships and Leadership Development

  Each Friday, RPS highlights five popular news stories from the world of training professionals. Visit our blog each week to see which stories were trending amongst your industry peers. Training Journal New apprenticeship resources launched for staff in the education and training sector A suite of innovative professional development resources for colleges, training providers...

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Learning Challenges and Insights for the IT and Telecom Industries

At Raytheon Professional Services (RPS), we understand the unique learning and development (L&D) challenges the IT and Telecoms sector face. RPS recently sponsored the Towards Maturity inaugural IT/Telecoms Sector Benchmarking Group in London, to share thought leadership around those challenges and barriers as identified in the independent Towards Maturity Benchmark research. Senior L&D representatives from a range...

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