Staff and Learning Development

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  • Oxford Brookes offers high quality internal learning and development to staff. See our full course list and use the quick links below to read more about what we offer.

    For new starters

    • Comprehensive induction - we’ll make sure that you hit the ground running with our comprehensive induction programme.

    For all staff

    For managers

    • Leadership and management - our offer ensures our leaders and managers have the necessary skills to enable all our staff to excel in their roles.

    For academics and research-active staff

    • EXPLORE@Brookes - provides structured, personalised learning pathways for new academic staff to develop their research, leadership, teaching and scholarship. A wide range of workshops and briefings, delivered between October to June, are available to any staff member to attend. Following one of the structured programmes enables staff to gain Associate Fellowship and Fellowship of the HEA. This is delivered in collaboration with the Researcher Development Team.

    For teaching staff

    • PSF Pathway - offers mentoring and support to achieve professional recognition (Senior and Principal Fellowship of the HEA) for leading teaching and supporting student learning.
    • Teaching development funding - two competitive funding schemes are advertised in January each year. Staff can bid for money to undertake scholarly inquiry into teaching and learning the following academic year.
    • Teaching and Learning - curates events, resources and opportunities that enable all staff at Brookes to teach confidently and effectively and to contribute to the growing community of teaching scholars. For example, find information on using the digital tools, Moodle, Zoom and Panopto and Padlet, on inclusive teaching practice Inclusive Digital Teacher and join networks of colleagues such as Scholarship Groups and the growing Teaching-and-Learning-Community.
    • Academic Advising - practical evidence-based resource detailing the frequency, suggested content and providing links to the wider support for students at Brookes.