skills escalator

skills escalator

A UK phrase referring to the approach to self-education, in which staff are encouraged through a strategy of lifelong learning to constantly renew and extend their skills and knowledge, enabling them to “move up the escalator”.
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Improving the Experiences of Staff was the second award, and it went to the Nursing Skills Escalator, providing by Sunderland Teaching Primary Care Trust.
The skills escalator is a structured programme of skills development that provides step-on, step-off learning opportunities.
People often talk about skills escalators, and it can be a trite phrase, but apprenticeships do offer that and we need to help them exploit that.
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