You have now successfully recruited the right staff member, but it doesn’t all end there! Staff need to be monitored on an ongoing basis to ensure that they are fulfilling their job functions, and also to ensure that they are motivated and secure in their jobs.

New employees will need to be trained in the skills and competencies required to successfully complete their job. Existing employees need to be continually developed and monitored so that they perform to the best of their ability.

Developing your staff will bring a great deal of benefits such as:

  • A skilled workforce.
  • Improved performance and results.
  • Satisfied clients.•Less staff turnover.
  • Happy and motivated staff.
  • More time and less stress for you.

The process involved in managing and developing staff includes the following:

  • Induction.
  • Training and Coaching.
  • Performance Appraisals.
  • Monitoring Performance.

New employees need to be introduced to the company so that they will feel comfortable and fit in with the business culture. They then need to be trained and developed so that they can reach their maximum potential.


Since the liberalization and privatization processes of the late 1980s,the government has taken bold measures to align social policies with the new circumstances, ideology and global developments. Accordingly the education and training reforms in Tanzania have been taking place in the framework of policies which have been established from time to time.

Policies in the education and training sector include the Education and Training Policy (1995 ), National Higher Education Policy (1999) and the Science and Technology Policy (1996 ). As indicated in policy documents the overall goal of the education and training sector is to ensure quality, access and equity at all levels of education.

The Education and Training Policy adopted in 1995 sets the policy for the education sector in Tanzania. The Education sector has a vision for Tanzania to be: a nation with high level of education at all levels; a nation which produces the quality and quantity of educated people sufficiently equipped with the requisite knowledge to solve the society’s problems, in order to meet the challenges of development and attain competitiveness at regional and global levels.

There are many differences between traditional learning and outcomes based education and training, the table below highlights the main differences.

Over the last few years, employees have become more and more aware of their rights within

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