Section 14: Staff Development

The Oxford Learning Institute

The Learning Institute exists to support excellence in learning, teaching and research at the University of Oxford. It promotes professional, vocational and management development by co-ordinating professional development opportunities for colleagues across the collegiate University and contributing to policy development. The Learning Institute takes a research-informed approach to all its activities. The Institute has an Education Development Group; a Professional Development Group and hosts Oxford's Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning.

Training and Development

A comprehensive listing is available through the Staff Gateway.

Other Development Opportunities

Opportunities to gain or enhance personal and functional skills are also available from various other areas of the university. A document consolidating the potential training relevant to departmental administrators is in Documents.

A number of these courses are considered to be particularly appropriate for new administrators and form the basis of discussions soon after arrival to agree a tailored programme to be undertaken during probation.