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:

Psychosocial Resources – Suite of Workshops – Various dates available throughout 2022/23. (previously called the Personal Resilience suite of workshops)

University Welcome Event for New Staff – Various dates available throughout 2022/23

University-wide mentoring scheme – Applications are welcome anytime, matching takes place twice a year in November and May

Menopause in the Workplace – Various dates available throughout 2022. There will be a special event on Tuesday 18 October 2022 for World Menopause Day, further details will be available here soon.

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).

Grades 2-5 Development

Training and Events:

LOGIK Centre Monthly Drop-in Sessions & Launch Event (Grade 2-5 Development) – Monthly drop-in sessions every fourth Tuesday of the month. This series started with the launch event on 27 September 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

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

Wellbeing and Resilience

Leadership Development

Training and Events:

Leadership Development Programmes – Dates for 2022/23 are now available:

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

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:

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

Management Essentials – Various dates available throughout the 2022/23 academic year

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:

In September 2022, we created an article which provides a round-up of OD&PL’s student education development opportunities in the 2022/23 academic year. Below are all the current opportunities available to book.

Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice (PGCAP) – Applications are now open to join our February 2023 cohort. Closing date for applications is 5pm Monday 21 November 2022

Find out more about the PGCAP event – Friday 4 November 2022, 12noon-1pm

Building a relationship-based approach to working with students – Wednesday 9 November, 10am–4pm and Thursday 10 November, 10am–4pm. This session is delivered on campus and is designed for academic personal tutors and any colleagues working in student support roles.

The PRiSE scheme – An ongoing scheme to support you to gain AHE Fellowship (FHEA) and professional recognition for your contribution to student education.

Introduction to academic personal tutoring – Thursday 6 October, 10-11.15am or Wednesday 11 January, 2.30–3.45pm

Developing your teaching: Let’s talk about delivering your teaching – Tuesday 6 December 2022, 10-11.30am or Thursday 18 May 2023, 10-11.30am

Developing your teaching: planning and designing teaching– This training is in two parts. Part one is the completion of the pre-work material. Part two is attending one of our online interactive sessions, available until July 2023.

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

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

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 2022/23 academic year.

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

UKCGE Research Supervision Recognition Programme – There are three windows to apply throughout the 2022/23 academic year.

Research Impact Coaching – Applications open anytime

Additional Support and Resources:

Research Leadership Development Package and Peer Support Groups

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 and Development – 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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