ERIC Number: ED363766
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
Standards in Action. Using National Standards for Human Resource Management and Development in Further Education. 1. Laying the Foundations.
Further Education Unit, London (England).
This booklet is designed to assist British further education college managers responsible for quality assurance, human resources management (HRM), human resources development (HRD), corporate development, strategic planning, staffing/personnel, and curriculum in using national standards for HRM and HRD in further education. A synopsis, users' guide, and introduction begin the guide. The following topics are among those discussed: national standards (their derivation and use as an analytical tool); using national standards for purposes of HRM (uses and abuses of standards and the role of HRM and HRD in strategic planning); setting organizational context (the learning organization, college staff as learners, and use of standards in staff development); common processes and systems (the assessment model, mentor role, documentation and recording systems); portfolios of evidence (format and presentation, portfolio assessment process, evidence quality and sources); and role profiles and job descriptions (analyzing and describing functions, standards-based role portfolios and job descriptions, core competences for staff). Appended are national standards defined by the National Council for Vocational Qualifications and the National Standard for Effective Investment in People. Contains a list of 16 resource organizations and a 55-item bibliography. (MN)
Descriptors: Adult Education, College Programs, Competence, Foreign Countries, Labor Force Development, National Standards, Occupational Information, Organizational Development, Personnel Evaluation, Personnel Management, Portfolios (Background Materials), Postsecondary Education, Quality Control, Staff Development, Strategic Planning, Technical Institutes, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Further Education Unit, London (England).
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom