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SFIA - Continual personal development from the classroom to the workplace

Bailey, S. (2009) SFIA - Continual personal development from the classroom to the workplace. Paper presented to: Skills Framework for the Information Age (SFIA) Conference, London, 2 December 2009. (Unpublished)

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Abstract: Skills Framework for the Information Age (SFIA) provides a common reference model of IT professional skills; adopted by UK Government and many organisations SFIA has gained industry-wide recognition and support from : e-skills,BCS - Chartered Institute of IT, IET, IMIS, Intellect, OGC,itSMF and the BIS. In use in over 100 countries. Allows employers to measure the skills they have against the skills they need and identify skill gaps. The university of Northampton is the first university to embed SFIA skills in the curriculum. The presentation explains the thinking behind it, the challenges and the gains from bring an employability and skills factor into HE.
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science > QA76.27 Study and teaching. Research
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher Education
T Technology > T Technology (General) > T58.5 Information technology
Creators: Bailey, Susan
Faculties, Divisions and Institutes: University Faculties, Divisions and Research Centres - OLD > Faculty of Business & Law > Information Systems and Business Computing (to 2010)
Faculties > Faculty of Business & Law > Business Systems & Operations
Date: 2 December 2009
Date Type: Presentation
Event Title: Skills Framework for the Information Age (SFIA) Conference
Event Dates: 2 December 2009
Event Location: London
Event Type: Conference
Language: English
Status: Unpublished
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