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Description - Managing Staff Development by Patricia Partington

This is a handbook to help university and college managers in their planning, delivery and evaluation of staff development. It is distinctive in its coverage of development for all functions in higher education: educational development, management training and professional training for all groups of staff including administrators, technicians, managers, researchers and tutors. It focuses on the manager's role and responsibilities in respect of all staff (rather than on a particular group or function) and concentrates on the full cycle of planning, execution and review of staff development to ensure its benefits for both individuals and the institutions. It is a practical guide that includes working examples of programmes and activities and covers the entire range of staff development from individual personal development through departmental and faculty-based activities to national developments and examples. This is a valuable resource for heads of department, senior managers, directors of central services, and staff responsible for managing personal and professional development within universities and colleges.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780335209576
ISBN-10: 0335209572
Format: Paperback
(86mm x 54mm x 9mm)
Pages: 256
Imprint: Open University Press
Publisher: Open University Press
Publish Date: 1-Nov-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Patricia Partington

Professor Patricia Partington is Director of the Centre for Academic Practice at Nottingham Trent University and came to this post from being first Chief-Executive of the Universities' and Colleges' Staff Development Agency (now HESDA), where she was responsible for leading national initiatives in educational development, management development, and a range of professional development for all staff groups in higher education.Dr Caroline Stainton is Academic Practice Development Manager in the Centre for Academic Practice at the Nottingham Trent University. She is a member of the SEDA publications committee and of the planning committee of the Heads of Educational Development Group (HEDG).