University Forum for Human Resource Development

Welcome to the University Forum for Human Resource Development. The UFHRD is an international association for universities, reflective practitioners, and learning oriented organisations. The Forum’s mission is to create, develop and inform leading–edge HRD theories and practices by promoting professionally-focused qualifications, co-operative research initiatives, consultancy interventions. It seeks to promote wide discussion and debate about human resource development from a range of perspectives: individual, group and organisational. Elsewhere on the web site there is information about membership, our work within the fields of HRD research and practice and various links to partner bodies and sources of information news and events.

17th Annual Conference, 2016

Forum Highlights

NEW JOURNAL: partnership between UFHRD and IFTDO sees launch of new journal in March 2016: International Journal of Human Resource Development: Practice, policy & research – website is live
UFHRD joint sponsor of International Conference on Competence theory, research and practice 19-21 October 2016, Wageningen University on the occasion of Professor Martin Mulder’s farewell speech
New call! 2016 UFHRD research honoraria – now open for research proposals
New call! 2016 Teaching & Learning Resource Award – applications invited
NEW BOOK – Monica Lee: The Nature of Human Resource Development: An autoethnographical exploration of becoming.
NEW BOOK – Jamie L. Callahan, Jim Stewart, Clare Rigg, Sally Sambrook and Kiran Trehan: Realising Critical HRD: Stories of reflecting, voicing, and enacting critical practice
2015 Research Honoraria Final reports  including:
New mapping and audit of HRD programme provisioning the UK
Exploring HRD in the context of Third Sector Partnerships for Public Service Delivery
UFHRD Annual Conference Best paper awards: Award Winners 2015
 
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