Training and events

Training and events

You can book OD&PL training and events using the course catalogue. Browse all our current opportunities below.

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Below you’ll find our current OD&PL training and events which are available to book now – more opportunities are continually added, so check back regularly.

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Browse OD&PL Training, Events and Resources:

All Staff Development

Training and Events:

Difficult Conversations Workshops – Dates available until January 2022 – more dates to follow

Career Programme for Grades 2-4 – Various dates until January 2022 – more dates to follow

Mindfulness at Work for Leaders and Managers – January – February 2022

Springboard for women grade 2-4 – January – April 2022

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

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

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

Additional 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)

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:

Leadership Development Programmes – Further dates of OD&PL’s leadership development programmes are available to apply for in 2022:

Mindfulness at Work for Leaders and Managers – Consists of two workshops on 24 January and 7 February 2022

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

Additional support and resources:

Leadership Excellence Behaviours

Leaders Toolkit and Resources

An overview of our leadership development provision

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).

Management Development

Training and Events:

Management Essentials – Various dates are available in January and February 2022, with further dates to be added in March, May/June – specific dates will be advertised here and on the Management Essentials webpage.

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

Mindfulness at Work for Leaders and Managers – Consists of two workshops on 24 January and 7 February 2022

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

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:

University of Leeds Teaching Awards 2022 – Applications open until 4 March 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.

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

Increasing Uptake of Supervisory Feedback by PGR Writers – Tuesday 25 January 2022, 1 – 3pm

Effective Postgraduate Research Supervision – Various dates from January until July 2022

The Role of the Internal Examiner – Various dates from January until July 2022

Additional Support and Resources:

Researcher Development Concordat

An overview of our Postgraduate Researcher Development 

Research Impact Resources

An overview of our Career Development provision for Researchers

Research Leadership

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).

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Using the Course Catalogue

The 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.