Training and events

Browse OD&PL training, events and resources:

Browse our current OD&PL training and events which are available to book now - more opportunities are continually added, so check back regularly. To keep up-to-date with all things OD&PL, you can also follow us on Twitter @UniLeedsODPL. Students and staff at Leeds also have free access to all LinkedIn Learning courses to develop their skills and support personal and career development. 

All Staff Development

Training and Events:

Springboard for women grade 2-4 – Next programme runs April – July 2022

Career Development Programme for Grades 2-4/5 – Various dates until July 2022

University Welcome Event for New Staff – Various dates available throughout 2022

University-wide mentoring scheme – Applications are welcome anytime, matching takes place twice a year in November and May. We also have several mentoring workshops available in June 2022 about becoming a mentor/mentee and enhancing your mentoring practice.

Menopause in the Workplace – There are three types of sessions available in this series with various dates available throughout 2022.

Additional support and resources:

Our ways of working support and resources

LinkedIn Learning – All staff at Leeds have free access to LinkedIn Learning courses

New Staff Welcome – Induction Checklist and Welcome Information

Digital Essentials for Staff Collection on LinkedIn Learning

Mandatory and Statutory Compliance Provision

Technicians Development

Equality and Inclusion programmes, projects and events (full overview)

Wellbeing and Resilience 

Waiting lists:

We also have a selection of waiting lists and opportunities to express your interest in future events, register for these waiting lists on our course catalogue (you’ll find these at the bottom of the page).

Leadership Development

Training and Events:

Aurora Leadership Development – Applications open for the 2022/23 programme,  application deadline is 22 August 2022.

Our ways of working support and resources – Various sessions and dates available and self-paced resources

Leadership Development Programmes – Dates for 2022/23 will be available ahead of the new academic year:

Additional support and resources:

Leaders Toolkit and Resources

An overview of our leadership development provision

LinkedIn Learning – All staff at Leeds have free access to LinkedIn Learning courses which provides a number of courses on theme of leadership.

Waiting lists:

We also have a selection of waiting lists and opportunities to express your interest in future events, register for these waiting lists on our course catalogue (you’ll find these at the bottom of the page).

Management Development

Training and Events:

Management in Practice Sessions – Various sessions running until June 2022

Role-Based competencies for managers for working with issues of Stress and Mental Health at Work – Various dates available until June 2022

Management Essentials – Various sessions until July 2022

Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship (CMDA) – Starts in February 2023, deadline for applications is Friday 25 November 2022

Our ways of working support and resources – Various sessions and dates available and self-paced resources

Additional support and resources:

Management Development Resources (New to Management, Management Essentials, Managers Toolkit, and Professional Practice)

LinkedIn Learning – All staff at Leeds have free access to LinkedIn Learning courses which provides a number of courses on theme of management.

Waiting lists:

We also have a selection of waiting lists and opportunities to express your interest in future events, register for these waiting lists on our course catalogue (you’ll find these at the bottom of the page).

Student Education Development

Training and Events:

Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice (PGCAP) – Starts September 2022, deadline for applications has been extended to 5pm on Friday 30 June 2022.

Supporting Student Mental Health Webinar for Academic Personal Tutors – 30 June and 20 July 2022

Developing your Teaching – Various dates until June 2022

SES Induction for all SES staff – Various dates until June 2022

Foundations in Teaching – Applications are available anytime for this online self-paced course

Briefing – Professional Recognition in Student Education: Obtaining Fellowships of the HEA – Various dates available throughout 2021/22 academic year

PRISE Workshops – Workshop D1/D2: Applying for Associate Fellowship / Fellowship of the HEA – Various dates available / Workshop D3: Applying for Senior Fellowship of the HEA – Various dates available

Additional support and resources:

Developing your student education practice resources (SE support, SE at Leeds, Digital Practice, Assessment and Feedback, Inclusive Teaching and Decolonising)

Student Education Networks / TIPS Community and Blog

Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice (PGCAP)

University of Leeds Teaching Awards

PRiSE scheme

NTF/CATE Award information

Senior Fellowship of the Higher Education Authority (SFHEA)

LinkedIn Learning – All staff at Leeds have free access to LinkedIn Learning courses

Waiting lists:

We also have a selection of waiting lists and opportunities to express your interest in future events, register for these waiting lists on our course catalogue (you’ll find these at the bottom of the page).

Researcher Support

Training and Events:

Boost Career Development for Researchers – Available until the end of the 2021/22 academic year

Exploring Approaches to Supervision – 13 June 2022 (final session of this academic year)

Exploring Approaches to Co-supervising PGRs – 23 June 2022 (final session of this academic year)

Researcher Development Concordat Action Plan 3: Research Culture – 7 July 2022

Effective Postgraduate Research Supervision – 13 July 2022 (final session of this academic year)

The Role of the Internal Examiner – 4 July 2022 (final session of this academic year)

Research Culture Cafés – Various dates available. You can also join the Research Culture Community

Research Leadership Development Package and Peer Support Groups – Various resources available anytime

Research Impact Coaching – Applications open anytime

Additional Support and Resources:

Join the Research Supervision Community

Researcher Development Concordat

An overview of our Postgraduate Researcher Development 

Research Impact Resources

An overview of our Career Development provision for Researchers

Research Leadership and PGR Supervision

Research Supervision Community – Available to join anytime

Research Culture Community (MS Teams)

Research Funding and Outputs

Research Integrity and Ethics Training

LinkedIn Learning – All staff at Leeds have free access to LinkedIn Learning courses

Waiting lists:

We also have a selection of waiting lists and opportunities to express your interest in future events, register for these waiting lists on our course catalogue (you’ll find these at the bottom of the page).

Digital Practice

Training and Events:

PebblePad Training Sessions – Various dates available

Additional Support and Resources:

LinkedIn Learning – All staff at Leeds have free access to LinkedIn Learning courses

Digital Essentials for Staff Collection on LinkedIn Learning

Digital Literacy Framework – Support for colleagues in developing your digital skills

SCALA Resources – Transition to hybrid delivery. Support for colleagues to deliver a Student Centred Active Learning Approach (SCALA)

Digital Practice Website: Tools and Systems – Learn more about digital tools and online resources available for you to use

Accessibility and Inclusivity Resources

Live streaming from teaching spaces

Virtual Classrooms Resources

Waiting lists:

We also have a selection of waiting lists and opportunities to express your interest in future events, register for these waiting lists on our course catalogue (you’ll find these at the bottom of the page).

Using the Course Catalogue

The University Course Catalogue can be used to find courses and workshops from various services across the University, including OD&PL. When on the catalogue you can:

  • Search for keywords for courses if you know the training you’re looking for
  • Select a specific date range (leaving blank will return all future events)
  • Choose a catalogue using the drop-down list, first in the list is the OD&PL training and events catalogue (click to open the OD&PL course catalogue)
  • Once you have made a search, you can click the links to get further information or to add the event to your cart. To return to the previous page after clicking on an event using the ‘Return to search results’ button

Please note that not all OD&PL development opporunities are bookable via the catalogue so we recommend browsing our website or this page to see all current opportunities.

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