eNews: Learning and Development

All the latest learning and development information, courses and events.

Policy Engagement Kickstart programme  
5 December

Book your place on the in-person autumn Policy Engagement Kickstart programme. Aimed at researchers and research support staff, it provides the knowledge and skills to engage with policy makers. You can also register for the winter Policy Engagement Kickstart programme, which runs online from February. 

Beginner’s guide to LinkedIn Learning
10-11am, 7 December

There’s still time to sign up for a virtual event to explore LinkedIn Learning and see how it can support your learning and development. Available to all colleagues, this session by Organisational Development and Professional Learning (OD&PL) will share top tips on how to use the many features available to get the most out of your free LinkedIn Learning account.

Academic personal tutoring (APT) discussion group
12 noon to 1pm, 11 December

Sign up to join a focussed APT discussion group for colleagues interested in the development of APT at Leeds. In this series of sessions, colleagues will explore a piece of reading about APT and engage in a wider discussion about implications for our own practice and institutional developments. This is a hybrid event, and you can join via Teams or on campus.

Exploring academic personal tutoring (APT) at Leeds
2-3.15pm, 10 January

Sign up for the OD&PL workshop ‘exploring academic personal tutoring’. This session is designed for all APTs, providing an introduction for those new to the role and a refresher for experienced APTs. The workshop will highlight support and resources and explore key aspects of the role, such as role purpose and boundaries, referrals and facilitating a sense of belonging.

Pedagogical Power of PebblePad workshop    
11-11.30am, 18 January

Book your place at the next Pedagogical Power of PebblePad workshop, taking place on Teams. In this series of workshops, colleagues from across the University share the innovative and interesting ways they have used PebblePad. Bookings for the following workshop on 22 February are also available and recordings of previous workshops in this series are available to watch.

Establishing your Leadership programme

There are still spaces to join the next Establishing your Leadership programme cohort. The OD&PL programme is for leaders just starting to find their feet in a new leadership role but still feel in transition. It consists of four modules: leading yourself, building team effectiveness, leading across the University, and leading through uncertainty and challenging times.

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