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ANSI/IACET 1-2013 Standard for Continuing Education and Training now available
IACET
IACET is pleased to announce that the ANSI/IACET 1-2013 Standard for Continuing Education and Training was approved by ANSI on February 12, 2013. This Standard is a revision of the ANSI/IACET 1-2007 Standard and it provides a framework of best practices for developing effective and valuable continuing education and training programs.
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Are you really getting Level 3 behavior?
Kirkpatrick Partners
Level 2 knowledge, skill, ability and competence — these are all valuable assets that typically require an investment of time, money and resources to obtain. They do not, however, ensure Level 3 on-the-job performance pay-off. Are you sure of the difference between the two?
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Congratulations to our IACET Authorized Providers
IACET
The following organizations were accredited in May 2013.
Bechtel University San Francisco, CA
Electric Utility Consultants, Inc. Denver, CO
National Association of Electrical Distributors (NAED) St Louis, MO
Next Knowledge, a Division of Hughes Associates, Inc. Chattanooga, TN
Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation Columbus, OH
Southwestern Michigan College Dowagiac, MI

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Helping managers support performance-based learning
Training Industry
Performance-based learning offers many benefits to organizations by completing a cycle where development and performance assessment go hand-in-hand and the knowledge and skills learned are applied where the needs are felt. Managers play a critical role in the delivery and support of performance-based learning but, many fall short in this area. They may lack motivation or the tools and training to be able to maximize its full value. But, there are some practical tips for organizations to make the most of performance-based learning by better engaging managers.
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How secure is your training budget or position?
Kirkpatrick Partners
Do you think that your training budget and position in your organization are 100 percent secure? Do you believe that if your organization's leaders or executives value and speak well of training, your job is safe?
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    Throwing the baby out with the bath water: Should instructor-led training be tossed? (TrainingIndustry.com)
Training evaluation mistake No.5: Avoiding measuring the value of training because it's too difficult (Kirkpatrick Partners)
Adult learning not a priority but why not? (The Huffington Post)
Webinar materials: A Balanced Look at the Pros & Cons of Virtual Instructor-led Training (Training Industry)
Executive training is on the rebound, but it's a different beast now (The Globe and Mail)

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Is training in vogue or indisposed?
Training Industry
If there is one thing that sellers generally can talk about, it is their product or service offering. In fact, they are so fond of telling customers what they know that they often show up and pour out the information instead of gaining a good understanding of the customer's needs or goals. The problem — and training opportunity — is this: if you only sell hammers, everything looks like a nail. In the seller's mind, his product or offering solves everyone's problem and is the right solution. While that is the right mindset, it will fail in execution.
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10 ways to be a lifelong learner and make it count at your job
Wamda
"The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write; but those who cannot learn, unlearn and relearn," said writer Alvin Toffler. Are you committed to lifelong learning? Here Bayt.com offers a few tips for getting on the journey towards building new skills and interests that may even help you in the workplace: No. 1: Read tons of books related to your career.
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Personal development tools you can use for your professional development
Business 2 Community
Working on self-improvement and personal development can help you deal with stress and improve you level of confidence. But, it is also possible to apply some of the same techniques toward working on your career as well. There are numerous studies showing that working to "improve" yourself can have a significant impact on your everyday life as well as with helping you learn to work more efficiently and effectively. This happens when you begin to integrate your personal development and growth to your professional growth and development.
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Report: Professional development needs reform to support Common Core
THE Journal
An organization that focuses on advancing professional development for educators has said that it's time for state education leaders to reform their training efforts to address the transition to the Common Core State Standards. Learning Forward, an organization formed in 1969 by a group of staff developers, has introduced a set of free resources to be used by states, districts, and schools to redefine professional development for teachers and others. The initiative is being funded by the Sandler Foundation, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the MetLife Foundation.
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