Box Up Crime uses sport, and boxing in particular, as a tool to inspire, educate and develop young individuals.
Parenta Trust with helping orphaned and underprivileged children across the world reach their full potential.
Oleh Fitz – AInstCPD
“For me joining the ICPD was the right thing to do. A body dedicated to my development and a way for me to prove to others (especially employers) my commitment to being a professional and aspirations to be successful.”
Milly Isaac – MinstCPD
“The CPD Institute allows me to be part of a great society of professionals, and provides me with the confidence that I’m on the right track.”
Joshua Locos – FInstCPD
“iCPD is a one-stop shop for all of my professional needs. The courses are relevant and varied enough that I can always find something to keep me on top of my game.”
CPD, a key component of lifelong learning, can be defined as the systematic maintenance and improvement of knowledge, skills and competence, and the enhancement of learning, undertaken by an individual throughout their working life.
The CPD Institute is a cross-professional body providing recognition and support for individuals, whatever their discipline, who demonstrate a personal commitment to their own CPD and recognise its value to their clients, colleagues and society in general.
The world in which all professionals practise is changing. Global competition has never been more intense. Clients are becoming more knowledgeable and more demanding. Technology continues to affect all aspects of our lives. The knowledge-base of the professions, and of the sectors in which they operate, has also increased.
With such developments come new opportunities: new clients, new markets, new areas of practice and new methods of working. These changes demand ever-evolving knowledge, skills and understanding and an increasing demonstration of commitment to lifelong professional learning.
Commitment to CPD is also an acknowledgement that becoming professionally qualified is not an end in itself – it is merely the beginning. Updating skills and knowledge on a continuing basis is essential to career progression, particularly given the passing of the ‘job for life’ and rigorously-defined career path cultures.
Now, individuals, of whatever profession, who demonstrate an added personal commitment to CPD, and who believe in keeping up to date and seeking to raise standards for the greater public good, are able to be rewarded with the designatory letters AInstCPD, FInstCPD or MInstCPD.
Today, our society faces numerous pressures. This paper tackles two issues in particular: longer life expectancies and the rapid advancement of technology.
Both of these are challenges in their own right. They also intertwine – interacting with each other and in some instances magnifying each other’s effects.
How can we deal with these two issues and ensure that we are prepared for the future?
Lifelong learning is about how we relate to each other and work together. It is about how we participate in society together. It is in everyone’s interests that we all keep ourselves ‘up to speed’ with the changes going on around us. These days, those changes so often involve technology – whether it is the cause, itself, of change or the solution to it.
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The CPD Institute (iCPD) is a global community and mass movement of people, dedicated to being the best version of themselves.
We work with individuals to develop continuous knowledge and skills, and support young people to flourish and fulfil their professional ambitions.
At iCPD, we have spent the last 27 years helping our members push themselves to and beyond their limits, putting plans in place to ensure that they meet their highest potential.
If you’re looking to grow your business, career and personal relationships through learning, development and personal growth, then CPD deserves your consideration.
Please note: Membership of the institute awards individuals with post nominals and to recognise a commitment to lifelong and continual learning. It is not to acknowledge a business or training organisation as a CPD approved provider. All membership badges therefore, must not be used as an endorsement to award CPD points or certification to delegates, nor be marketed in a way that contravenes the recognition of the individual. If you are a training provider seeking independent accreditation for your learning activities, please visit www.cpdstandards.com