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Excellence Through People Award
Galway County Council was initially accredited with the Excellence Through People Award for the Planning and Sustainable Development Directorate, Community, Enterprise & Economic Development Directorate, andthe Human Resources Department in November, 2005.
Excellence Through People is Ireland’s National Standard for Human Resource Development. It has been welcomed and supported by employers, their staff, trade unions and government.
All types of organisations are eligible for Excellence Through People including manufacturing and service companies, the voluntary sector and the public sector. The Award is a recognition of all people in the company. It provides a structured
framework for employers wishing to improve the quality of their training and is available to all types of organisations, regardless of size or sector.
The two main objectives to the Standard include:
- To encourage the development of employees to full potential through training, development, communication and involvement.
- To reward organisations that are successful in that aim.
Galway County Council is committed to achieving and maintaining this Standard in recognition of the operation of a human resource system which strives to achieve excellence through the learning and development of its most important resource its
More information available on the FÁS website