Co-ordinated by the Campaign for Learning since 1999, the primary goal of Learning at Work Week is to spotlight the benefits of learning and development at work and build learning cultures at work. Partners of the event are running free and low cost opportunities.
Bookkeeping is a regulated profession, a fundamental part of our membership with The Institute of Certified Bookkeepers (ICB), is that we are committed to the continuing development of our professional skills, ensuring they maintain their status as the UK's leading bookkeepers and as such, learning at work is something we do constantly. This is not only to satisfy our membership requirements and therefore practice licence, but to also ensure our clients get the best possible service.
In addition to the CPD (Continuing Professional Development) we do, 3 members of staff are currently studying for either AAT or ICB qualifications.
This week aims to:
- Change attitudes to learning and work
- More positive and improved perceptions of learning and development both at business and individual level, increased motivation and productivity
- Greater awareness of opportunities to learn
- Increased knowledge and understanding of the opportunities for learning and development all year round and what they can deliver for the business and individual
- Greater employee engagement with learning
- Employees switched back onto learning and motivated, increased take up of learning and development opportunities
- Informing business & learning and development strategies
- Stimulating and collating feedback, ideas and perspectives that inform future planning
- Opportunities to discover and recognise internal talent
- Drawing on employees own knowledge, passions and interests to create engaging activities and wider sharing and collaboration in the workplace
- Greater recognition and valuing of different ways to learn in the workplace
- Encouraging a broader perspective on how learning and development happens and how employees can take advantage of new ways to learn – from traditional class-room based training through social media to team meets for generating and sharing learning
- Highlighting business priorities, agendas and addressing change
- Providing a platform to focus on and share important information about the business and its direction and using it as an opportunity to engage employees with different agendas and policies in a interactive and stimulating way
- Addressing workplace silos and bridging information gaps
- Bringing employees from different parts of the business together or partner