Our learning and development focus is on developing and building competence relating to both leadership/management and technical or functional skills. Learning and development continues to be a key enabler for the development of a black talent pipeline for key roles in the business.
Woolworths drives learning and development through the Woolworths Academy framework, which is structured in a way to guide each learner to undertake a path of progressive learning, and includes:
Skills development performance has improved against 2009, but is still underperforming against the Woolworths target for the year.
Total spend on black employees increased significantly from the last financial year.