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Saturday, November 29, 2008 Tidbits: Workforce

Here is the weekly sampling from my favorites list. This time I chose the tag "Workforce," which is generally coupled with either the tag, "Development" or the tag "Training." Here's what I found I have:

International Commission on Workforce Development: The International Commission on Workforce Development “ICWFD” is a California based 501(c)3 Non-Profit public charity organization (Tax ID # 20-3097851) that is enabling the workforce of G77 Developing Countries (DC’s) to compete in the current and future global economy. It is run by a committed Board and volunteers passionate about bridging the digital divide and providing access to 21st. century employability skills FREE to the marginalized sectors of the world.

National Association of Workforce Development Professionals: The website of NAWDP. Its mission is to be the national voice for the profession and meet the individual professional development needs of the membership.

Economic Costs of Inadequate Investments in Workforce Development: Testimony of
Harry J. Holzer, Senior Fellow at the Urban Institute and Professor of Public Policy, Georgetown University on the Economic Costs of Inadequate Investments in Workforce Development. Testimony Submitted to the Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies Committee on Appropriations U.S. House of Representatives.

The Rural Assistance Center: RAC's Workforce Development page.

Workplace Vision: A white paper by SHRM on workforce readiness and new essential skills.

Workplace Learning 2.0: The community page for the Centre for Learning & Performance Technologies (C4LPT), focusing on the implementation of new, Web 2.0, learning approaches and technologies for the personal or professional development of employees in private, public or voluntary sector organizations.

Guide to College Credit for Workforce Training: from the American Council on Education.

National Council for Workforce Education: The organization's website.

Learning Strategy Master Plan: From Kineo, a report by Mark Harrison on ensuring a successful learning strategy by focusing on alignment (to overall organisational goals),
efficiency, effectiveness, and sustainability.

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