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Is informal workplace learning always invisible?

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 22:06
  ULSB Research Associate and graduate Dr Kath Atkinson (kja16@le.ac.uk) reflects on a new report about older workers, and the assumptions it makes about their learning.   How can a prominent UK government initiative to keep ageing workers in employment fail to incorporate a major form of workplace learning? The Department of Work and Pensions […] Originally published at http://staffblogs.le.ac.uk/management/ Continue reading →

The secret peacemaker: A quiet leader of our time

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 15:47
Professor Mark Stein of the School of Business mourns the key intermediary between the British government and the IRA with Leicester connections, who has died aged 80. Brendan Duddy   Brendan Duddy, the ‘secret peacemaker’ and intermediary between the British government and the IRA during the ‘troubles’ in Northern Ireland, has died aged 80 in […] Originally published at http://staffblogs.le.ac.uk/management/ Continue reading →