Employers must promote replacement ILA scheme

first_imgRelated posts:No related photos. The report into the failure of the Individual Learning Account scheme, whichfolded in November last year, has recommended that employers should be involvedin the promotion of any replacement initiative. The scheme, which entitled people to grants of up to £200 towardseducational courses, was launched in September 2000 but collapsed after it wasrevealed that some registered training providers were making bogus claims. The report also calls for a replacement scheme to be set up, for adults whoonly have GCSE qualifications rather than the previous approach where alladults over 19 were eligible for ILAs regardless of their qualifications. The CIPD called for any future scheme to provide funding for individuallearning using bankor building society accounts rather than the previousvoucher system. Jennifer Schramm, training and development advisor, said: “In Sweden,they use a real account only available to people on low incomes, topped up bythe government. Whatever is in the account when the person retires ispensionable.” Comments are closed. Previous Article Next Article Employers must promote replacement ILA schemeOn 7 May 2002 in Personnel Todaylast_img

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