Learning at Work Day: Grass Roots focusses on staff development


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As part of Learning at Work Week, business services company, Grass Roots has organised a staff learning day tomorrow in a bid to give employees the opportunity to see and take part in activities around personal development.

The learning arm of Grass Roots has put together a range of activities and materials including quizzes, problem solving sessions, presentation skills workshops and job shadowing. Employees are being encouraged to participate and understand how learning can help with both job performance and career development.

Learning at Work Day is an annual awareness campaign that has been organised by the Campaign for Learning since 1999. It is designed to promote and support workplace learning events across the country, drawing attention to the importance of workplace learning skills.

Andy Lister, MD of Grass Roots, said: "Learning at Work Day provides us with an interesting vehicle to promote our learning expertise within the business and remind our colleagues of the growth opportunities that exist for them."

Tamie Hutchins, head of people development at Grass Roots, added: "This is a great opportunity to put learning in the spotlight. Our fun packed day at Grass Roots will include on-line quizzes, 'drop-in' speaker sessions, 45 minute competitive problem solving sessions, job shadowing opportunities and lots more."


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