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IACET APs add discipline and credibility to the learning process    Share   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Organizations that deliver continuing education and training have much to gain from accreditation. When we speak with our Authorized Providers, many say they had been delivering courses to employees or customers for years. When they applied to the International Association for Continuing Education and Training to become an AP, the greatest benefits were derived from benchmarking their procedures against international standards. The ability to award Continuing Education Units turns out to be the icing on the cake rather than the cake itself. The application process improved all facets of their offerings and enhanced their educational outcomes. More

Kids Included Together becomes authorized provider of IACET CEUs
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IACET Authorized Providers are the only organizations approved to offer IACET Continuing Education Units. The recognition period extends for five years, and includes all programs offered or created during that time. "Kids Included Together is proud of our National Training Center on Inclusion which trains more than 4,000 child and youth development professionals each year in important skills so that community programs can welcome and support children with and without disabilities," stated Jan Giacinti, KIT CEO. More

The Kirkpatrick 4 Levels: A fresh look after 50 years
Jim Kirkpatrick and Wendy Kayser Kirkpatrick    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Most learning professionals have heard of the four levels, and many can recite them. But relatively few know how to effectively get beyond Level 2. When presenting these concepts to groups of professionals, we often refer to current evaluation practice as "smile sheets" (L1), pre and posttests (L2), and hope for the best (L3 and L4). "Most of our workshop participants know exactly what we are saying. More

TaskStream, a corporate sponsor of IACET
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TaskStream, a corporate sponsor of IACET, is the leading provider of Web-based technology for facilitating outcomes-based learning and assessment. To learn more, visit or e-mail More

Evidencing learning for continuing education and training
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TaskStream is pleased to announce a webinar on July 28, at 3 p.m. EDT to demonstrate their turnkey, Web-based solution for addressing the needs of the IACET community. To register for the webcast, please visit the registration page here: More

After training, still scrambling for employment
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In what was beginning to feel like a previous life, Israel Valle had earned $18 an hour as an executive assistant to a designer at a prominent fashion label. Now, he was jobless and struggling to find work. He decided to invest in upgrading his skills. More

Skills shortage leaves critical US military systems at risk    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail
U.S. industry, government and military computer systems are at risk of attack, analysts warn. Even U.S. security officials say the country's cyber defenses are inadequate, according to U.S. reports. Cyber security specialists say too few people are moving into the field to support U.S. national security objectives. There is a desperate shortage of people with the necessary skills, according to a report by the Center for Strategic and International Studies. More

400 participants already enrolled in new healthcare job training program
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Hundreds of low-income and unemployed residents in Los Angeles County are receiving job training and placement at local hospitals, clinics and pharmacies in an ambitious effort that taps into the growing need for health care workers. The Youth Policy Institute, a California nonprofit managing the program, opened its doors to applicants in March and has already enrolled about 400 trainees. There is room for 1,200 participants total. More

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