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Departmental Training

Volume 488: debated on Tuesday 3 March 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence which external organisations his Department has engaged to provide training for fast stream civil service staff in the last three years; and how many civil servants in his Department have participated in provision of training for external organisations in that period. (252226)

Over the past three years, the MOD Fast Stream has sourced training from the following external providers: Eclipse Management, Common Purpose, University of Central London, Westminster Explained, Alistair Grant and Co., BPP Professional Education Ltd., University of London (School of Oriental and African Studies), University of London (Birkbeck), Institut Francais, Cactus language, Alliance Francais, Goethe Institute, King’s College London.

In the last three years, 83 civil servants were involved in the 87 training courses that the Defence Academy ran for external organisations.