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ERIC Number: ED392953
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995-Oct
Pages: 17
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-1-85338-393-7
Developing College Policies and Strategies for Human Resource Development.
Hughes, Maria
This document, which is designed for managers responsible for human resource development (HRD) policy and planning in the United Kingdom's further education (FE) colleges, draws on evidence from a study of 10 FE colleges to illustrate good practices in developing and implementing college policies and strategies for HRD. Presented first are a brief description of the study on which the document is based and a discussion of the distinctions among the terms "staff development,""HRD,""personnel management," and "human resource management." Next, the relationship between human resource strategies and corporate planning and the relationships among the various aspects of a coherent HRD strategy are examined. Concerns of HRD managers identified during the study are listed. The next seven sections explore the following issues that were identified during the initial research and consultation with the 10 FE colleges: support for new roles and responsibilities; facilitating and supporting cultural change; the role of appraisal; alternative approaches to delivery of staff development; strategic links between curriculum and staff development and college planning; integrated approaches to a whole college HRD function; and maintaining and improving quality by evaluating effectiveness. Concluding the document are a summary, a list of reminders for HRD managers, 10 acknowledgements and 1 reference. (MN)
Further Education Development Agency, Citadel Place, Tinworth Street, London SE11 5EH, England, United Kingdom (3.50 British pounds).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Further Education Development Agency, London (England).
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom