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IT education and training

  • May 02, 2002 02 May'02

    Minister rejects ILA claims

    The minister for adult skills, John Healey has rejected suggestions that the Government should compensate IT training companies...

  • April 03, 2002 03 Apr'02

    Government delays could harm IT skills initiatives

    Fears are growing that employers could withdraw their support from government-backed IT training initiatives following serious...

  • February 14, 2002 14 Feb'02

    Are IT training managers underpaid?

    Four out of five IT managers do not believe IT trainers should be paid more, despite a survey showing that IT training staff feel...

  • February 14, 2002 14 Feb'02

    Firms face retraining bill for switch to .net toolkit

    Microsoft Visual Studio .net (VS.net), a key part of the software giant's Web services platform, was launched earlier this week.

  • February 11, 2002 11 Feb'02

    NHS to offer staff free IT training

    The National Health Service is to give every staff member access to free IT training.

  • January 31, 2002 31 Jan'02

    E-skills report out of date

    The E-Skills National Training Organisation has come under fire from business groups after it published a landmark report on the...

  • January 24, 2002 24 Jan'02

    IT training industry in crisis after ILA closure

    The Government is facing legal action from IT training companies following the suspension of its Individual Learning Accounts...

  • January 02, 2002 02 Jan'02

    E-learning predicted to take off in next five years

    Last year was tough for many players in the IT training market, but it is hoped that this year will see a significant increase in...

  • November 15, 2001 15 Nov'01

    Fraud destroys hopes of individual learning

    IT training programmes serving some of the most deprived areas of the UK are facing closure following the Government's suspension...

  • November 01, 2001 01 Nov'01

    Employers cut back on training

    Employers are abandoning long-term training and career development for their IT staff as the economic downturn begins to bite.

  • November 01, 2001 01 Nov'01

    Poor checks to blame for IT training rip-off

    The Government has admitted that it carried out only minimal checks on training companies that conned thousands of workers out of...

  • October 04, 2001 04 Oct'01

    MCSE students abandoned as training firm collapses

    One of the UK's leading providers of Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) training has gone into administration, leaving...

  • October 03, 2001 03 Oct'01

    Recession drives US training upturn

    One surprise result of the staff freeze currently underway in most US IT departments is a marked increase in training.

  • September 05, 2001 05 Sep'01

    Get IT training sorted out

    It is time to cut through the bureaucracy and red tape surrounding IT training and reconnect with those who want to develop their...

  • May 18, 2001 18 May'01

    Ofsted criticises IT training for school teachers

    Teacher training issues are hampering the Government's Information and Communication Technology (ICT) initiative in schools, says...

  • May 11, 2001 11 May'01

    Companies urged to go for in-depth e-training

    Businesses are putting their e-commerce projects at risk because they are failing to give IT staff the in-depth training in...

  • January 24, 2001 24 Jan'01

    Nats bosses face air traffic training crisis

    Air traffic controllers have rejected an £8,000 cash offer aimed at ensuring a normal operational service while staff train on...

  • January 03, 2001 03 Jan'01

    Skills shortage is pushing up wages



    Bill Goodwin

    Employers were urged to step up their in-house training programmes following new evidence that the skills gap is...

  • December 20, 2000 20 Dec'00

    CityJobs now offering Web-based training



    On-line recruitment service CityJobs.com is offering its users easy access to a comprehensive selection of web-based training courses through a link on its...

  • November 22, 2000 22 Nov'00

    IT skills give hope to the homeless

    A London charity is offering IT training to help the homeless get off the streets, writes Daniel Thomas

  • November 22, 2000 22 Nov'00

    Call for contractor training help



    The Association of Technology Staffing Companies (ATSCo) has called on the Government to create training incentives for independent IT contractors, saying...

  • November 15, 2000 15 Nov'00

    IT training courses up for auction

    On-line auction site, Hoora.com went live last month offering users the unique opportunity to bid for last minute deals on top IT training courses.

  • October 11, 2000 11 Oct'00

    Call for more training, less immigration



    Relaxing immigration laws for overseas workers is merely a temporary solution to the country's IT skills shortage, and will not address the longer-term...

  • August 02, 2000 02 Aug'00

    Too busy to train



    IT personnel are missing out on crucial training because they are too busy at work, says on-line training market place,

  • August 02, 2000 02 Aug'00

    Halifax Springs into training



    Spring IT Training has been awarded a contract by financial services company, the Halifax, to supply and manage the technical training of its IT...

  • July 19, 2000 19 Jul'00

    Unipart online system slashes training time



    Unipart, the engineering and parts distribution group, aims to save more than 20,000 production days a year by introducing online training for its...

  • June 28, 2000 28 Jun'00

    More training needed to entice young blood



    Bill Goodwin

    Employers were urged to step up their training efforts as evidence emerged that the number of young people entering the IT...

  • June 21, 2000 21 Jun'00

    Anytime, anywhere learning over the Net



    IT development skills provider, QA Training, has announced plans to provide "anytime, anywhere" learning over the internet.

    The organisation is to...

  • May 31, 2000 31 May'00

    Software measures efficiency of courses



    Software that measures the effectiveness of multimedia courses has been donated to the international, non-profit-making IT Training...

  • April 12, 2000 12 Apr'00

    Ministers ask bosses to train unemployed as IT specialists

    The Government plans to use its controversial New Deal programme, which helps unemployed people back to work, to train a supply of technicians to fill crucial IT vacancies

  • March 29, 2000 29 Mar'00

    UK training standards lead the world



    UK standards for technology-based training are winning worldwide acceptance with support from leading course suppliers and Government bodies.

    The...

  • March 15, 2000 15 Mar'00

    Urgent drive for IT trainees



    Training organisations will launch a new Modern Apprenticeship (MA) scheme in a matter of weeks, in the latest bid to ease the UK's shortage of IT...

  • March 01, 2000 01 Mar'00

    Cityjobs.com offers free online training

    Online recruitment site Cityjobs.com has signed a deal with online training provider iLearn to offer free online training to all registered Cityjobs candidates.

  • February 09, 2000 09 Feb'00

    NETg gets top training award



    Trends towards computer-based training, and growing maturity among suppliers in this field, were highlighted by the Institute of IT Training at its annual...

  • February 02, 2000 02 Feb'00

    Oracle provides training via Sheffield Uni MSc



    Tina Milton

    Oracle is claiming a breakthrough in IT industry and university cooperation by providing direct training as part of a higher...

  • January 26, 2000 26 Jan'00

    EDS wins training accreditation

    IT services group EDS has opened its staff development to independent scrutiny in order to gain formal recognition from the BCS

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