Departments pledge to raise public-sector skills

May 2007
People Management;5/3/2007, Vol. 13 Issue 9, p10
The article reports on the plan of 16 central government departments in Great Britain to raise the basic skills of their 465,000 public-service workers. The plan is part of the government's commitment to ensure that every employee has basic numerical and literacy skills and a level 2 qualification, equivalent to five good General Certificate of Secondary Education ratings. Skills Minister Phil Hope urges private human resource managers to make such commitment as well.


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