Abstracts: June 27th, 2005

This programme is now available to view on egovtv.tv, the online television channel for public service modernisation. It reviews the potential gap between staff competencies and the functions they are expected to perform, and how the necessary education and training programmes can be made available to all staff, from heads of finance to social care workers.The programme includes panel discussions on the opportunities presented by eLearning as the core of blended learning programmes to provide all members of staff access to the training and education content they require. The discussion reviews how eLearning can complement traditional class-room education with the benefits of easily accessible, personalised education content for role specific training, through to life long learning and continuous professional development.

GovTV (www.eGovTV.tv) is a dedicated web-cast television channel for governors of public bodies, council members and senior executives across all public sector organisations and is available free to an unlimited audience at anytime, at any location via the internet.

The programme is available at: