Our Development and Learning Provision
OD&PL provides flexible services that are timely, effective, relevant, accessible and support the University's strategic imperatives. We are committed to developing the skills and confidence that enable staff and postgraduate researchers to contribute effectively to the success of our University. OD&PL provides a range of services in the following areas. Please visit the links below which will take you to the respective OD&PL websites.
Personal and career development opportunities and support for all staff.
Digital development and digital literacy for learning and working in the University.
Leadership development opportunities, resources, and information.
Management development, support, and resources.
Promoting a postive and inclusive research culture to produce research excellence.
Developing, sharing, recognising and rewarding effective practice.
Information and guidance for new staff joining our University, including links to upcoming welcome events, and the University induction checklist.
Students and staff at Leeds have free access to all LinkedIn Learning courses to develop their skills and support personal and career development.
This guidance helps colleagues to understand belonging at Leeds and how we can contribute to this crucial aspect of our student's time at Leeds.
National Inclusion Week, founded by Inclusive Employers, is dedicated to celebrating inclusion and taking action to create inclusive workplaces. This year’s theme ‘Take Action, Make Impact’, aims to get us thinking about what actions we can take and what positive impact these actions could and should have for marginalised colleagues. As part of the week,...
The University-wide mentoring scheme is run by OD&PL and from May to September 2023 applications were closed to allow us to make some changes to the scheme which would enhance your experience further, as either a mentor or mentee. The scheme is available to all staff and you can apply to be a mentor and/or...
In this series of ‘In conversation with...’ articles we will introduce you to some of our learners from our grade 2-5 development programmes. Our first is Mary-Beth Whittingstall from the Digital Education Service who took part in our Fresh Steps programme.