Listed below are a number of professional development programs which are offered by ACU or are available through external providers across the tertiary education sector.
Staff are encouraged to review learning opportunities and to liaise with their supervisor if they are interested in participating. You can register through the links provided. If you have any questions, please contact Capabilities and Development firstname.lastname@example.org.
The University supports staff learning and eligible staff can apply for Study Support for a nationally-recognised award course of study from a public or private provider (subject to eligibility criteria). For more information on Study Support visit theHR website. _____________________________________
Australian Catholic University ACU offers a number professional development programs for staff, run by in-house trainers. There is no cost for attendance for these programs, and all interested continuing and fixed-term staff are encouraged to register.
The Unit/CRN Management training session has been developed for the Faculty Executive Officers and nominated staff from the Faculties and Functioning units across the University. This session provides advice and guidance on managing 2018 Unit/CRN requests; how unit data, fee levels and the Handbook interact; and overall provided staff with a better understanding of this process.
Two one hour seminars, presented by video conference, which complement the Preparing for Academic Promotions Workshops are being conducted in April. These seminars have a specific focus on strategies for effective presentation of evidence of both Teaching and Research in applications for academic promotion.
External Professional Development Opportunities
The following programs are run by external providers across the tertiary sector.
Association for Tertiary Education Management (ATEM)
This Effective Business Writing short course provides you with practical tools and techniques to effectively develop professional business communications. This course will enable you to write structured, high quality and engaging workplace documents.
9 - 10 May 2017- Brisbane, QLD
Australian Higher Education Industrial Association (AHEIA)
AHEIA provides practical, relevant training to our members.
Workplace Relations Practitioner (2 days)
March 7 - 8
March 15 - 16
March 22 - 23
March 28 - 29
May 24 - 25
June 13 - 14
Advanced Workplace Relations Practioner ( 2 x 1/2 days)
May 10 - 11
May 15 - 16
June 7 - 8
People Behaving Badly ( 1 day)
Online Training Library
Provided by Lynda.com
ACU staff have free unlimited access to a vast online library of training videos athttp://lynda.acu.edu.au/.You can watch individual videos from Lynda without completing a whole course. To browse the library, log in using your ACU staff username and password. Interactive exercise sheets are also available to some topics so you can practise your new skills.