TRAINING COVERAGE FOR LOCAL AUTHORITIES' EMPLOYEES LIFELONG LEARNING IN POLAND AS PART OF ACTIONS CO-FINANCED FROM THE EU FUNDS IN 2007-2013
UTP University of Science and Technology (POLAND)
About this paper:
Conference name: 9th International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies
Dates: 3-5 July, 2017
Location: Barcelona, Spain
Abstract:The article deals with local authorities' employees lifelong learning as part of actions co-financed from the EU European Social Fund of the Human Capital Operational Programme in 2007-2013.
The paper's primary objective is to present the local authorities' employees lifelong learning in terms of personnel competence and local authorities potential enhancement, considering the institutional and personnel dysfunctions of the Polish local authorities.
The introduction shows the necessity of lifelong learning in today's IT society, including the needs triggered by the implementation of common e-administration solutions. The possibilities were offered by 2007-2013 operational programmes co-financed from the EU funds.
Further, considering the results of the Polish administration socio-economic diagnosis, institutional and HR problems in local authorities are enumerated. The Human Capital Operational Programme documents analysis points to the implementation of training support opportunities available to local authorities from the European Union funds.
Additionally the article demonstrates a training coverage for competitions regularly announced by the Ministry of Administration and Digitization in Poland. At the same time an analysis of the funds acquired by Polish local authorities for employee implementations and training as part of the dedicated competitions is performed.
Finally, benefits reported by Polish local authorities thanks to implementations and dedicated trainings in 2007-2013 are discussed and the effects of the support system for residents and entrepreneurs served by local authorities are indicated.
Keywords: lifelong learning, local authorities' employee, local authority, trainings, the European Union funds, Human Capital Operational Programme