Can’t prioritise development?

Amandacomms's Blog

In recent years being able to provide staff training and development has become an increasing challenge. With budgets being squeezed, it is easy to remove the money for anything beyond legal and critical job training. There have been attempts to replace it with alternatives including the change to get involved in new things, and getting involved in benchmarking with colleagues in other agencies.

This week I have been involved in interesting discussions about how to provide development opportunities for police communicators. The issue is in the early stage of being considered but has presented some great opportunities for people to demonstrate how they are keeping their skills up-to-date.

A lot has been discussed about continuous professional development and the role it plays at a time of financial hardship. I spend a lot of time trying to explain to people the opportunities that exist including the free online MOOCs and other…

View original post 261 more words

Advertisements

About Roger Nield MBE

Safety Director for the SMPL Organisation and supporting our Vulnerable Veterans Programme.
This entry was posted in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s