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Professional Persional

Development

DRUMBO

Approach self-managed learning


Interview

Facilitating
learning

Learning
through
research

Newsgroups

Seminars
and

Learning
from
others

conferences

Internet,
Intranets and
Extranets

Secondments

1. Facilitating learning
IS WHERE THE STUDENTS
ARE ENCOURAGED TO
TA K E M O R E C O N T R O L O F
THEIR LEARNING
P R O C E SS . T H E T R A I N E R ' S
R O L E B E C O M E S T H AT O F
A FA C I L I TAT O R A N D
O R G A N I S E R P R OV I D I N G
RESOURCES AND
S U P P O RT T O L E A R N E R S .

2. Learning through
research

ESSENTIAL ELEMENTS OF MODERN INDEPENDENT LEARNING


AB I L IT Y TO AC C ES S I NT E R NE T F O R RE S E AR CH .

ACCESS

TO

AN

ALM OST

INDESCRIBABLE

W E A LTH

OF

I N F O R M AT I O N

A R E E X P O S E D T O B A S I C A L LY A L L H U M A N K N O W L E D G E
R E L ATE D W I T H I T F R O M D I F F E R E N T S O U R C E S

USED

IN

E D U C ATI O N

AN D

SOCIAL NETWORKS, WIKIS

TRAINING

THROUGH

BLOGS,

Advantages

Disadvantages

Can be accessed from


anywhere
Source of knowledge is not
limited
Decreasing the time and
money cost
Too many information on the
same topic.
Users must have experience
to filter out unnecessary
data.
People become lazy and
reduce creativity.

3. Learning from others


ANOTHER METHOD IS ASKING THE HELP OF
OT HE RS INC LU DING C OA C H E S A ND ME NT O RS .
WHILE
BOTH
ARE
ONE-ON-ONE
WORKING
SYSTEM,
THEY
OFFER
DIFFERENT
S U P P O RT I N G S T Y L E S .
COACHING
M E N T O R I N G

Coaching
Improving a persons skill & knowledge
Specialised form of communication, useful

when there is a need to extend the depth


and range of an employee's knowledge
quickly

Concerns about the personal and


professional development of individual -->
most effective to help staffs for their own
learning and bring out the best.

Mentoring
Process

where one person offers help,


guidance, advice and support to facilitate
the
learning
-->
maximize
the
effectiveness of the training course.
Mentors guide the new recruit through
development
programme
to
fit
in
enterprises culture
Providing personal support and motivation,
helping the learner to solve problems and
make real decisions.

Advantages

Build good relationships

between employees and


employers.
Disadvantages

Process needs time to show

result
High cost

4. Secondments
I S W H E R E A N E M P LOY E E
T E M P O R A R I LY C H A N G E J O B
ROLES WITHIN THE SAME
C O M PA N Y O R T R A N S F E R S
TO ANOTHER
O R G A N I Z AT I O N F O R A
PERIOD OF TIME. THIS
METHOD BRINGS OUT
B E N E F I T S F O R A L L PA RT I E S
I N VO LV E D :

Benefit

*Employees can explore different career


possibility without leaving current job;
acquisition new skills whilst still employed by
the same organization
*Proving an employees flexibility and
adaptability
*Employers can have multi skills employees
with wide knowledge that can work with many
sections in the company.
*Build a wider network for the organization.
*Host organization has assistance with projects
from skilled personnel.

5. Interview
IN T E R V I E W I S A P LA N N E D
IN T E R A C T IO N AT W O R K ,
C H A R A C T E R IZ E D BY
O BJ E C T IV E S . I T I S
C O N D U C T E D F O R TH E
P UR P O S E O F IN F O R M ATI O N
GAT H E R I N G , P R O BL E M
S OLV I N G A N D B E H AV I O U R
CHANGE.

Clearly determined to engage in the discussion and


required efforts from both sides
Open questions are usually used to gain maximize the
information gathered
Should not use closed questions and not ask leading
questions
Must be self aware
Non-verbal signals and body language should also be
taken as relevant feedback.
Summary of proceedings or findings

Skill of interview

Advantages

Create mutual understanding

from both parties


Selection
of
candidate

suitable

Disadvantages

Need well-qualified, highly


trained interviewers
Not
much evidence of
validity
of theselection
procedure

6. Seminars & conferences


S EM I N A R S
FORM OF LEARNING, IN WHICH
L E A R N E R S A C T I V E LY C O M P L E T E LY
F R O M P R E PA R I N G D O C U M E N T S A N D
P R E S E N TAT I O N S C O N T E N T C I T I N G
E XC H A N G E , D I S C U S S W I T H O T H E R
M E M B E R S A N D F I N A L LY D RAW T H E
LESSON CONTENT OR SCIENTIFIC
ISSUES AS WELL AS PROPOSE THE
I D E A T O E X PA N D T H E C O N T E N T .

6. Seminars & conferences


C O N FE R EN C E S
CONFERENCE IS A LARGE
MEETING BETWEEN MEMBERS
OF M U T U A L I N T E R E S T , OFT E N
C OM E S F R O M D I FF E R E N T
OR G A N I Z AT I O N S . I T I S M OR E
F OR M A L A N D P R OV I D E S
B I G G E R D E G R E E OF
I N F O R M AT I O N .

7. Internet, Intranets &


Extranets
INTERNET
WORLDWIDE
C O M M U N I C AT I O N
WHICH
S H A R E S P U B L I C I N F O R M AT I O N A N D C A N B E
A C C E SS E D BY A N YO N E .

PURPOSES
OF
I N T E R N E T:
OFFERING
EFFECTIVE
I N F O R M AT I O N
SHARING
AND
C O M M U N I C AT I O N G L O B A L LY U S I N G C O M P U T E R S .

7. Internet, Intranets &


Extranets
INTRANETS
P R I VAT E C O M P UTE R N E TW O R K
T H AT O F F E R S A M UC H M O R E
P R I VAT E WAY TO C O MM UN I C AT E
I N F O R M ATIO N IN A SI N G LE
O R G A N IZ ATI O N .

7. Internet, Intranets &


Extranets
EXTRANETS
M O R E O P E N T Y P E O F I N T R A N E T, A L L O W
SELECTED
PEOPLE
OUTSIDE
THE
O R G A N I Z AT I O N T O A C C E S S T H E C O M PA N Y S
C L A S S I F I E D D ATA S U C H A S S U P P L I E R S ,
CUSTOMERS.
EXTRANETS ARE USED TO:
P R O V I D E
A
POOLED
SERVICE
-->
B U S I N E S S PA RT N E R S C A N A C C E S S
E X C H A N G E
NEWS WHICH IS OF USE TO
PA R T N E R C O M PA N Y A N D C L I E N T S
S H A R E
TRAINING
AND
DEVELOPMENT
RESOURCES

8. Newsgroups
F O C U S O N D I S C U SS I O N :
A N YO N E O N T H E I N T E R N E T I S A L LO W E D T O E N T E R
TO ASK OR ANSWER A QUESTION.
T H E D I S C U SS I O N S C O U L D L A S T F O R A D AY O R
S E V E R A L W E E K S . T H E Y A R E U S U A L LY F R E E O R
M O N I T O R E D BY A N A D M I N .
N E W S G R O U P I S E X T R E M E LY G O O D F O R R E S E A R C H
AS THERE ARE MANY PEOPLE IN THE SAME FIELD
TO INTERA CT WITH, THUS PROVIDE LARGE NEW
I N F O R M AT I O N .

Types of Lifelong
Learning
Self-directed learning
Continuing professional development
Linking higher education with industry
Further education
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
Apprenticeship
Credit Accumulation and Transfer Scheme
(CATS)

Its a process of learning, in which is


pursued through life, no matter how old the
person is, what is his certifications, etc. Its
flexible, diverse and available at different
times and in different places.

Self-directed
learning
This type of learning is
developed based on a
fundamental truth that people
can find its more interesting and
retentive if they try to discover
something by themselves.

Key factors to develop selfdirected learning in organisation


Ensuring that learners understand their needs, their
requirements in order to contribute a high performance
Guidance, introduction of ways they can get learning
material should be provided fully
Framing a learning plan that can encourage self-directed
learning as part of a learning course
Providing learners with a personal development plan
course so that they can define what to learn, how to set
goals and achieve learning.

Continuing Professional
Development
CPD refers to the process of tracking and documenting
the skills, knowledge and experience that learner gains
both formally and informally as work, beyond any initial
training. It's a record of what learner experiences, learns
and then applies(What does CPD mean, 2015)
It helps learners manage their development, record,
review and reflect on what they learn

CPD key features to


encourage lifelong learning
be a documented process
be self-directed: driven by learner, not his employer
focus on learning from experience, reflective learning and
review
help learner set development goals and objectives
include both formal and informal learning.

Linking higher
education with industry

Higher education is pursued not only to serve personal interest, it also


supports industry and contribute to national economic performance.

Ways of linking
education and industry
Supply higher education
Research and development
Technology transfer

Further education
Basically, it contents of types of education that outside
from compulsory education, in which include:
1.

Further education colleges, sixth form colleges and


specialist colleges

2.

Work based learning providers

3.

Adult and community learning providers

4.

Offender learning provider

Recognition of Prior
Learning (RPL)
It means the comparison of the previous learning
and experience of a learner howsoever obtained
against the learning outcomes required for a
specified qualification, and the acceptance for
purposes of qualification of that which meets the
requirements.
A number of principles:
Learning occurs in all kinds of situations formally,
informally and non-formally.
Measurement of the learning takes place against specific
learning outcomes required for a specific qualification
Credits are awarded for such learning if it meets the
requirements of the qualification.

It assesses through two process


Accreditation of Prior Experiential
Learning (APEL)
Recognition of Prior Certificated
Learning.

Modern Apprenticeship
A Modern Apprenticeship is work-based training
towards an industry approved qualification with
financial support provided for your business.
The government supported apprenticeship
programme available:
More than 180 Apprenticeships available in
approximately 80 sectors of industry and commerce.

Level of Modern Apprenticeship available

STANDARD APPRENTICESHIPS: EQUIVALENT TO 5


GOOD GCSE PASSES.
ADVANCED APPRENTICESHIPS: EQUIVALENT TO 2
A LEVEL PASSES.

Credit Accumulation
and Transfer Scheme
(CATS)
It gives you the opportunity to select different subject
areas to develop an individual but coherent programme
that suits your own needs.
Purpose: offer the flexibility for getting onto and studying
higher education programmes and gaining higher
education qualifications.

Why choose CATS


course?
The Credit Accumulation and Transfer (CATS)
Programme can help you:
Gain a higher education qualification
Claim credit for prior studies
Improve your career prospects by updating your skills
Develop new skills and build on existing ones
Prepare for return to work or change direction
Widen your knowledge and broaden your interests

Benefits of Self-managed Learning


(SML)

Help individuals find things they need to address ad


hoc learning or performance problems, in the formats
that best suit them e.g. via a learning concierge
service
Help individuals build goal-oriented independent
learning plans and portfolios that include and
evidence self-managed learning (through formal or
informal means)

Benefits of Selfmanaged Learning


(SML)
Help individuals develop the new digital learning
(aka PKM) skills as well as team (sharing) skills to
bring the outside in and share workplace
experiences

Benefits of Selfmanaged Learning


(SML)

Provide guidance through individual self-paced


challenges or guided social learning experiences
Coordinate a continuing series of (employee-led)
activities, like lunch n learns, online chats, etc within
a more relaxed, physical or online learning lounge
rather than a classroom