Workplace Learning, Training and Development

Learning, Training & Development


The pace of change in the nonprofit sector

Used broadly to define a group or cluster of agencies that share some commonality. Here ‘the sector’ refers to community based agencies that serve immigrants and refugees in Ontario. Other relevant sectors include the broader non‐profit sector (sometimes referred to as the voluntary sector), and the community social services sector.

has had an impact on workplace learning. Think of the current positions in your organization and the need for increased competence in change management

Includes an organization’s Executive Director and managers, but not staff or supervisors. See also definition for “staff.”

, fundraising, diversity management and so on. The CPRN report, Skills and Training in the Non-profit Sector,< explains that the need to constantly learn and develop new skills has never been greater:

"Change also puts the spotlight on training and education as a means of equipping workers with the tools they need to adapt to changing skill requirements, organizational change and increasing complexity in the external environment."

In this section of the HR Toolkit, you will find information about factors affecting learning and training, how to implement an employee development and training program, principles

Accepted bases of action or conduct. For the Organizational Standards Initiative, our guiding principles provide a value‐laden foundation on which our work can be based.

of adult education and a searchable directory of learning, training and development opportunities for people working in the sector.

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