Training and events

Training and events

You can browse, search for and book OD&PL training and events using the course catalogue.

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University Mentoring Scheme

Apply to be a mentor and/or mentee in the University-wide Mentoring Scheme, matching takes place twice a year in November and May.

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Apply for the PGCAP

Applications are open to be part of the Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice (PGCAP) at the University of Leeds, which starts in February 2022.

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LinkedIn Learning

Students and staff at Leeds get access to over 16,000 courses to support personal and professional development. Courses are available in a range of topics and it provides lots of benefits.

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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.

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. Complete courses anytime and anywhere, watch on desktop or on mobile. Our courses can also be viewed and booked on our Course Catalogue.

Browse OD&PL Training, Events and Resources:

All Staff Development

Training and Events:

Navigator Programme for Men Grades 2 to 4 Taster Session – Various dates in September and October 2021

Springboard for women grade 2-4 – September – December 2021

Getting Your Voice Heard: Raising your Visibility and Profile – Wednesday 15 September 2021

Communicating More Effectively and Speaking the Same Language – Tuesday 28 September 2021

Online: Supporting People in Distress – Thursday 14 October 2021

Personal Resilience for Professional Competence – Various sessions and dates available October – November 2021

Menopause in the Workplace – There are three types of sessions available in this series with various dates available from October – December 2021: Menopause in the workplace for all staff, for managers, and for men.

University-wide mentoring scheme – Apply before 5 November 2021 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 2021/22 about becoming a mentor/mentee and enhancing your mentoring practice.

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:

Discovering your Leadership Programme – This programme takes place four times throughout the 2021/22 academic year.

Role-Based competencies for managers for working with issues of Stress and Mental Health at Work – Various dates available September – December 2021

Using psychological perspectives to understand and manage professional relationships (formerly known as Shedding Light on the Dilemmas of Leadership) – November 2021

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:

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

Management Essentials – Various dates available

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:

LeedsforLife Refresh: Essential LeedsforLife and Belonging at Leeds training for academic personal tutors (APTs) – Various dates, July – September 2021

LeedsforLife Essentials: PebblePad and StREAM@Leeds – Q&A Session – Various dates in September and October 2021

Authentic assessment to engage students – Thursday 21 October

Supporting Mature Students to Succeed: Inclusivity training for teaching and working with mature undergraduates – Wednesday 27 October 2021

Univeristy of Leeds Briefing Session: NTF and CATE Award – 2-3.45pm, 3 November 2021

Developing your Teaching – Various dates November 2021 – June 2022

Apply for the PGCAP – Join our February 2022 cohort on the Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice (PGCAP). Apply by 5pm on Monday 22 November 2021.

Inclusive assessment design: Removing barriers raises the bar for all – Tuesday 23 November

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:

Careers Summer for Researchers 2021 – Various Dates, June – September 2021

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

Effective Postgraduate Research Supervision – Various dates available in October, November 2021 and January 2022

Researcher Education and Development Scholarship (REDS) online conference – Thursday 14 October 2021

 

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

Turnitin Administration – Changes Coming August 2021 – 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

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).

Latest Training & Event News

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New and existing managers can now book on to OD&PL’s Management Essentials programme. Sessions cover a variety of topics designed...

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Discovering your Leadership is a new Leadership Development Programme, launching for the 2021/22 academic year.

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Bookings are open for the 7th annual Researcher Education and Development Scholarship (REDS) online conference, hosted by the University of...

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Applications are open to be part of the PGCAP at the University of Leeds, which starts in February 2022.

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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.