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Developing Learners and Staff Understanding, Responsibilities and Use of Workplace Technologies

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In-Person / Workshop
Ended last Mar 23, 2015
GBP  145.00


Facilitated by Carolyn Lewis, Vocation Innovation Limited

Please note 
all delegates will be required to bring a laptop or tablet to the event.

Whether your business, or that of your work based learners workplace technologies are changing how businesses operate. Staff and learners need to understand their use, benefits and what governs their use.

In this workshop we explore the technologies commonly used in the workplace; how they benefit business, how they are used, the policies that govern their use and the impact of positive and negative actions on staff, learners and the employer.

Social media, collaborative communication tools and mobile devices are being used to increase productivity and connectivity in the workplace. Ever increasingly employers have a requirement for applicants to have an understanding of these tools and their uses. However, use of such tools results in a new level of transparency across a business. The number of employees losing their jobs over a lack of understanding of company policies and their online responsibilities when using this technology is increasing.

Training providers have a responsibility to raise the awareness of learners and their own staff of their personal safety online, their understanding of their online responsibilities to ensure sustained employment and also their responsibilities to their employer when working online. 

  • Identify common workplace technologies and terminology, and how they bring efficiencies to a business, including social media, online collaborative tools and mobile devices
  • Learn how social media and productivity tools are used in the workplace to bring efficiencies, including mobile apps
  • Identify inappropriate uses of workplace technology and legal precedence that impacts employment
  • Raise awareness of employers’ policies that govern workplace technology usage and how contract of employment implied terms can impact technology usage.
Who should attend?

This workshop will be valuable for anyone who supports and delivers learning to those entering the workplace or those already in the workplace.

It will also be of great interest to those who are looking to bring efficiencies to their own business through workplace technologies, and want an understanding of usage implications on staff and the business.

Delegate Fees

The delegate fees for this workshop are:

AELP Member rate: £145.00 + VAT
Non-Member rate: £245.00 + VAT

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The Association of Employment and Learning Providers (AELP) is the leading trade association for vocational learning and employment providers in Britain.  The majority of its 670+ members are independent private, not-for-profit and voluntary sector training and employment services organisations.  Membership is open to any provider committed to quality provision and it includes 38 FE colleges involved in work based learning. AELP Members train 75% of England's 850,000 apprentices currently on programme.

Over 70% of the Work Programme prime contractors are AELP members with many other members delivering the programme as sub-contractors.   AELP providers currently engage with almost 300,000 employers across the country and last year they helped 117,240 learners complete an apprenticeship.

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