Learning, Development & Equal Opportunities . Marie Connolly Learning & Development Manager . Key Aims.
Learning, Development & Equal Opportunities
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To ensure the employees of the University are enabled to achieve their full potential through valuing diversity and equality of opportunity and through supporting excellent performance through progressive development policies.
Leadership & Management Development
Equality & Diversity
The Learning and Development Section has responsibility for designing and delivering the annual Corporate Learning & Development Plan within the University, aligned with the strategic goals of the University and in support of the key development needs as identified under the Performance & Development Review System (PDRs).
Learning & Development Schedule – HR Website
Executive Team Development
Academic Leadership Development Programmes
Leadership Development for Support Managers
Management Development Programmes
Continuous Professional Development Programmes
Career Development Programmes
For early stage academic staff
Early stage Support staff
Leadership Development for Women (collaborative initiative with NUI Galway)
New Initiative fro 2012/3 – Academic Career Progression Programme for Mid Career Academic Staff
A system that is designed to help translate the University’s Goals & Objectives into Faculty /Department/Division/Team and individual objectives.
Aid to performance
Consistency in management practice across the University both for Academic & Support Staff.
Employees take accountability for their own performance.
On line PDRs Training for Reviewers; www.ul.ie/hr
Dignity & Respect
Training Provided though L&D Section
All staff required to attend
Mentoring is a Career Management Tool used by organisations to nurture and develop their staff.
It is a relationship between two people in a work setting the purpose of which is passing on knowledge and information, sharing wisdom and experience and offering advice and help in a confidential manner.
Only University in Ireland to have a scheme for all employees
40+ trained Mentors.
1 year relationships – ongoing calls & supports for the scheme.
Mentoring application process on the Web http://www.ul.ie/hr/mentoring
Training – Mentors & Mentees
On-going Mentoring support workshops.
LEAD (Living Equality & Diversity Programme) – covers 5 modules – available to all http://www.leadequalitynetwork.com