If you're working through HRD Level 5 Contemporary Developments Assessment, I thought you might find the following list of links and references useful. I did. If you have any more please post them below.
- A Unifying Definition for Human Resource Development Profession – Reference: Human Resource Development Quarterly; Summer1992, Vol. 3 Issue 2, p175-182 inc.
- Researching human resource development: emergence of a critical approach to HRD enquiry – Reference: International Journal of Training and Development; Mar 2006, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p17-29 inc
- Leitch Review of Skills: Prosperity for all in the global economy – world class skills (The Leitch Report) Reference: Department for Employment and Learning website (www.delni.gov.uk) last accessed 12 September 2013
- Learning and Development (Fifth Edition) – Rosemary Harrison (2009) – Chapter 2 National Skills Strategy, p48-49