Learning is the Foundation of a Great Workplace

Learning is the Foundation of a Great Workplace

TORONTO – Sept. 16, 2016, Learn @ Work Week is The Institute for Performance and Learning’s annual celebration to promote the importance of workplace performance and learning to key stakeholders and the public-at-large. Since 2005, the Institute has celebrated and showcased the profession with tools and activities in the workplace throughout the week.

“Learning has a positive impact on key business measures such as job performance and productivity and this initiative showcases how workplace learning makes a difference,” the Institute’s CEO, Rob Pearson, says.

“This week, from September 19 – 23, 2016, we will celebrate workplace performance and learning in organizations big and small through a variety of learning activities and professional development events, such as a Twitter chat, webinar and Building Blocks, an in-person or online discussion on the foundations of great workplaces,” he adds.

Effective workplace learning provides opportunities for individuals and organizations to improve and grow, has positive results on employee performance and productivity and is critical to a healthy Canadian economy.

Look out for how learning happens in your own workplace this week and share how you’re celebrating learning in your own workplace on Twitter with the hashtag #i4pl.



About The Institute for Performance and Learning

The Institute for Performance and Learning (recently rebranded, from the Canadian Society for Training and Development) is Canada’s only not-for-profit, membership-based organization representing workforce professionals since 1946. Supporting a rapidly growing membership of 3,000+ members across 18 chapters from coast to coast, the Institute exists to elevate the workplace performance and learning profession by setting the standards for excellence in professional practice through a competency framework, code of ethics, and sought-after professional designations. Members come from diverse backgrounds working in a range of sectors and are united by the knowledge that their skills are critical to the health and prosperity of Canadians.



The Institute for Performance and Learning

Jane Duffy

Director, Marketing

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