Several Organizations Promote Sharing Worldwide of HRD Trends in Learning, Training and Development
Based on research, Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD-UK) has prepared
fact sheets on many HRD topics that can be downloaded free at:
Also see the section on HR Resources and Training.
Also see the www.cipd.co.uk website.
For additional information, contact:
Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development
151 The Broadway, London, SW19 1JQ
Phone +44 (0) 20 8612 6200, Fax +44 (0) 20 8612 6201
The World Federation of People Management Associations provides a monthly newsletter and includes its research
findings on its website at: (www.wfpma.com)
Useful Web Sites for HRD Organisations
The Internet is invaluable for information.
As a service to you, our members, we will advise you of useful
free websites. For now we want to bring a few to your attention.
International Labour Organisation
The website of the International Labour Organisation covers all matters pertaining to global workplace policies and issues,
including human resource development and training. Look under topics- skill, knowledge & employability.
International Training Centre of the ILO
This website has material from the United Nations International Labour Office on workplace issues including training, enterprise
development, gender issues and the impact of globalisation on the workplace.
Unesco (www.unevoc.unesco.org )
This is the website of UNESCO (United Nations Educational,
Scientific and Cultural Organization). They are interested
in promoting vocational education worldwide.
Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development
OECD is a good source for learning about trends and policies for vocational education and workplace issues including training.
European Training and Development Federation
This is the website for the European Training and Development Federation, a growing network of organisations involved in
investigations of competencies development, workplace education and HR policies and practices.
It provides access to its research and Newsletters at
Academy of Management and Business
This is a website of the Academy of Management's HR International Division for academics interested in
international Human Resource Management including HRD
Academy of Human Resource Development (www.ahrd.org)
This website is for academics
European Training Foundation
European Foundation for Quality Management (EFQM)
European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD)
European Vocational Training Association (ETVA)
Organisation for Economic Cooperation & Development (OECD)
Society for Human Resource Management
Site for human resources management resources
ERIC - Clearinghouse on Adult, Career
and Vocational Education (www.eric.ed.gov)
See for resources and conferences about workforce development
and vocational education.
International Association for Continuing Education & Training
International Foundation for Action Learning
European Association for Distance Learning (www.eadl.org)
United Nations Public Administration Network (www.unpan.org)
United Nations Public Administration Network provides information on conferences and training
developments in improving governance worldwide.
The World Bank (www.worldbank.org/subscriptions)
The World Bank provides free subscriptions to its publications
The World Bank (www.worldbank.org)
- click on the top link called "learning"
The World Bank provides information on training activities,
meetings and research on many HRD-related topics.
The European Center of the Development of Vocational
Government Improvement (www.businessofgovernment.org)
Investors in People- UK HR Standards
World Future Society (www.wfs.org)
European Network on Quality Assurance
in Vocational Education and Training:
International Vocational Education and Training Association
It was established in 2005 by the European Commission. It
has developed a Quality Assurance framework.
Newsletter for European Research in Learning & Work:
Vocations and Learning Journal, Studies in Vocational and Professional Education:
Connecting the World through Learning, Global Development Learning Network
Global Development Learning Network
Newsletter for European Research in Learning & Work
For preparing surveys
Academy of HRD (Asia Chapter)
University Forum for Human Resource Development
European Foundation for Quality Management
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