Federal law and regulations provide many ways to support employees’ training and development. Agencies are encouraged to use these flexibilities to meet agency needs and to support employee self-development and learning. There are examples of flexibilities in current Federal training law and regulations, including providing academic degree training. The following information addresses these flexibilities:
- Establishment of training programs
- Training and education related to an employee’s official duties
- Individual learning accounts.
Learn more about OPM policy on cost-sharing for employee training.