personal development plan

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personal development plan

A formal personalised and self-administered programme of education, knowledge maintenance and professional self-improvement undertaken by a doctor or other professional to ensure quality of clinical care. PDPs include clinical audit and reflective notes, and are tools that identify areas for further development, and that encourage lifelong learning and continuing improvement of one’s skills and competence. They identify goals for the forthcoming year and methods for achieving these goals. PDPs have been advocated by the medical Royal Colleges as a basis for continuing professional development.

Created under the Improving Working Lives initiative, all staff are meant to have an agreement in place with their employer for their own personal development.
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This milestone is an endorsement of VIVA Bahrain's high-quality human capital development policy and the ongoing learning and personal development programme it has put in place for all their personnel.
The Cabinet Secretary met 14 members of the Agri Academy, a pioneering personal development programme in its fourth year, which has almost 80 alumni.
Sally also invests in her own learning, recently enrolling on a personal development programme to improve on her management and leadership skills.
The project is linked to their personal development programme which encourages them make a difference in their community.
The free personal development programme takes place over 12 weeks, during which the young people take part in a series of activities and tasks to help develop essential skills such as teamwork, time management, leadership and communication.
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Garda Finnerty, who is stationed in Bruff, Co Limerick, said he was trying "to provide a personal development programme for orphans".
Participation can lead onto one of two 33-week Groundwork courses of proven success - Return To Form, a personal development programme, or Practical Conservation Skills, both of which include functional English and maths, and a work placement.
The 12-week personal development programme for 16 to 25 year-olds covers confidence, selfesteem, motivation, people skills, group work skills, leadership skills and behavioural difficulties.
An eight-week preparatory course covers a wide variety of topics connected to working with families and is part of the highly-regarded personal development programme Home-Start Aberdeen's volunteers benefit from.
Meanwhile, the second part builds upon this and also includes several introductions on banking, insurance, asset management as well as courses in financial English language, soft skills and corporate social responsibility, plus personal development programme.
Fairbridge provides a long-term personal development programme for young people aged 13 to 25 who are disengaged from education, work or society in general.

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