Competence checks on overseas nurses vital

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The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) in the UK have expressed concern about the need to assess the competence of staff coming from other countries inside the EU to Britain to work. Currently only workers from outside the EU are checked to see that they have the same standards as UK staff.

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Improve your competence in your workplace

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Whether you are an employer looking to ensure your organisation is in good health or an employee looking to improve their working practices, salary or job, competencies are a vital part of achieving these.

Being perceived as competent in what you do is one of the best ways to gain respect, achieve promotion and attract new customers and clients.

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Navy plane nearly crashed into sea after metal cable snapped and injured 8 sailors

A ‘lack of procedural compliance’ contributed to a potentially catastrophic incident.

A cable was supposed to catch and slow down the E-2C Hawkeye as it landed on the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D Eisenhower in Norfolk, Virginia.

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A choice of competency or compliance

The scenario of having to complete an e-learning course around issues of health and safety is a familiar one to most employees. The course is usually a barrage of information that you have to try to absorb in one go and then complete some sort of test of what you have learned. Continue reading “A choice of competency or compliance”

Competence frameworks: the European approach to teach and learn 21st century skills

On 10 June 2016, the Commission adopted a new and comprehensive Skills Agenda for Europe. The aim is to ensure that people develop a broad set of skills.

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