Borders UK will launch the first BA-endorsed training scheme this month.

<p>Borders UK will launch the first BA-endorsed training scheme this month.

All Borders booksellers, who number more than 1,000, will go through the Book Academy scheme. It aims to develop knowledge of different genres, and of Borders' core formats of books, periodicals, DVDs and music. </p><p>The training scheme takes the form of a number of modules, with practical activities in stores developed from "knowledge cards". Each card comprises an overview of a training area, an activity and an assessment.</p><p>New staff will undertake tasks designed to help familiarise them with suppliers and ...

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