Evaluation of College Instructors' Teaching Competencies Towards Proposed Human Resource Development Program

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Chapter 1 The problems and its Background Introduction In today’s competitive environment, developing and attaining standards or competence for all teachers has increased. Competencies are defined as the set of knowledge, skills and experience necessary for future, which manifests in activities (Katane et.al. 44). The standards and competence of teachers creates a professional and effective environment of “best teaching” practice. They allow schools to confidently make systems, policies and procedures to uphold and guarantee high operational quality that leads to exceptional records and management performance (Hamdan,2010). Teachers’ performance evaluation is definitely not a new trend. However, what is new is the deep…show more content…
This evolution requires that new ways of defining and assessing Human Resource success be developed. Traditional operational measures of internal efficiency are not sufficient. HR departments must now be able to demonstrate the value of their strategic contributions (Cabrera & Cabrera, 2003). Human Resource Development is "organized learning activities arranged within an organization in order to improve performance and/or personal growth for the purpose of improving the job, the individual, and/or the organization". It includes the areas of training and development, career development, and organization development. This is related to Human Resource Management -- a field which includes Human Resource research and information systems, union/labor relations, employee assistance, compensation/benefits, selection and staffing, performance management systems, Human Resource planning, and organization or job design. The goal of HRD is to improve the performance of the organizations by maximizing the efficiency and performance of the people. It will develop the knowledge and skills, actions and standards, motivation, incentives, attitudes and work environment (Technical Association of the Pulp and Paper Industry, 1995). Organizations have many opportunities for human resources or employee development, both within and outside of the workplace. Human Resource Development can be formal such as in

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