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Going Green in Lifelong Learning - How Green Are You?
from San Diego News Network
Never before has it been necessary for us to consider taking a green approach to sustaining human capital and lifelong learning. The focus on "going green" is a philosophy connected to sustainability, environmentally friendly, and accountability for the human resource aspects of business. More

Get Involved: IACET Has a Number of Exciting and Timely Volunteer Opportunities
from IACET
IACET is growing and wants to ensure that we continue to address the needs of our member organizations. We need your input and expertise so please let us know if you are interested in joining any one of our committees. More

IACET Offers Free Webinar for Renewing APs
from IACET
Have you started to think about the Authorized Provider renewal process? Are you unsure as to what the renewal process entails? IACET is offering a call led by our team of experts to assist you with the renewal application process. This call will be on Tuesday, Nov. 17, from 3-4 p.m. EST. More

IACET AP Connection Call
from IACET
IACET would like to invite you to participate in our AP Connection calls. Our next call will be on Wednesday, Dec. 2, from 34 p.m. EST. To join, please send us an e-mail at requesting the call-in information. More

Free AP Application Assistance Call
from IACET
IACET is offering monthly calls led by our team of experts to assist you with the application process. The next call will be on Wednesday, Dec. 9, 34 p.m. EST. More

IACET's "How to Become an Authorized Provider" Workshop
from IACET
As a renewing AP, we encourage you to participate in an Authorized Provider workshop to learn about the ANSI/IACET 1-2007 Standard and the AP application process. To register for an upcoming workshop, please click on the link below. If you cannot remember your registration code, please contact us at More

Nov. 20 - AP Workshop - Tallahassee, Fla.
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Location: Florida Department of Children and Families
1317 Winewood Blvd.
Bldg. 2 Room 103
Tallahassee, Fla.

Dec. 7 - AP Workshop - McLean, Va.
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Location: IACET Headquarters
1760 Old Meadow Road
Suite 500
McLean, Va.

The Value of Evaluation: Making Training Evaluations More Effective
from ASTD
The pursuit of excellent learning evaluations continues, but so far few organizations think they've mastered them, according to our study. In fact, only about one-quarter of respondents to our Value of Evaluation Survey said they agreed that their organization got a solid "bang for the buck" from its training evaluation efforts. Reactions were only slightly better when respondents were asked if their learning evaluation techniques helped meet learning and business goals. More

The Future of Learning and Development
from Future Think LLC
How are the world's leading organizations developing their people and honing employees' skills? What is the role of the Learning & Development function today and how will that change in the future? Futurethink asked today's leading thinkers in the area of Learning & Development to share perspectives on where things stand today and where they are going in the future. The findings may surprise you. More

Learning Your Way to The Top
from NZBusiness Magazine
For an organization to succeed it's absolutely vital that executive education programs are available to the decision makers. This is the view of Carolyn Stringer, senior lecturer for accounting and business law at The University of Otago. "Leadership continues to evolve and, as a leader and decision maker, you need to have the skills to bring your people and the organization on the growth journey with you." More

Making Professional Education for Vets More Affordable
from The Telegraph
"Continuing Education" has become a standard part of the life of folk in many different occupations, and the veterinary profession is no exception. In James Herriott's day, you became a vet on the day that you qualified as a sprightly 22 year old, and there was no formal need to do any more study until the day you retired. Hence, it was possible for a 60 year old vet to use treatments that could be over thirty years out of date. More

Syracuse University Library's Special Collections Research Center Invites Applicants for Adult Education Research Grants
from Syracuse University Library
The Special Collections Research Center at Syracuse University Library, in New York, invites applicants to its Alexander N. Charters Adult Education Research Grants-in-Aid Program, now in its third year. As much as $5,000 of grants-in-aid will be awarded in 2010 to researchers in the history and practice of adult education who wish to use the collections in SCRC's Charters Library. The actual amount of each award will depend upon the scope of the research outlined in the applicant's proposal. More

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