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OCSLD offers timely, work-based development interventions to clients within and beyond Oxford Brookes University. For colleagues at Oxford Brookes, you will find that much of the educational development on offer is arranged through the link roles.
The primary purpose of the link roles is to prompt and support Faculties to make plans for their educational needs.
Working through link roles also ensures that OCSLD’s portfolio meets local and organisational needs. Working proactively helps us to forward plan for the coming year, working within our capacity.
If you are involved in planning and organising educational development for your Faculty, your link developers will be able to identify needs and explore the best ways of meeting them. Link Developers aspire to working proactively to consolidate these partnership arrangements, foster innovation and improve the staff and student experience.
Practical ways that the link role operates include:
OCSLD Developers allocate around half a day of week of their time to their link roles and may be working with one or two groups within the University in any one year
OCSLD consultants work through their link roles to plan timely and efficient development opportunities for colleagues at Brookes.
Examples of staff development arranged through the link role:
The link role works well when OCSLD consultants and colleagues in faculties work in partnership, and are respectful of each other priorities and time commitments. Examples include where:
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