Staff Development Opportunities at Flinders University

Staff development and training is provided through the following central work areas.  Opportunities exist in the development of staff in teaching, research, using technology and systems, workplace skills, and orientation for new staff.

Centre for Innovation in Learning and Teaching
The home of learning and teaching, leadership, information, resources and support for university teaching staff.
The hub of support for educational uses of ICT across the university, including FLO, IT applications and an eLearning design service.

Researcher Professional Development
Building researcher capacity and capabilities. Training focusses on developing skills core to the research process and doing research at Flinders University. Aligned with the Vitae Researcher Development Framework, programs aim to impart the knowledge, key traits and attributes of effective, highly successful researchers.

Professional Development Unit
Committed to developing professional knowledge, skills and abilities around workplace skills, career and interpersonal development, leadership and management.

New Staff information
Resources and workshops for staff new to Flinders.

Office of Graduate Research
Offering development and training opportunities for staff navigating and working within research at Flinders including research administration, mentoring, grant writing, ethics and effective time management.

Equal opportunity and Work Health and Safety
Resources and workshops for staff to cover the EO and WHS requirements of the University.

University Systems
Training sessions for staff on using the student, finance, central records & HR systems

Research & Employability Skills Training
A professional development program provided for all Higher Degree Research students enrolled at Flinders, including PhD candidates and Master by Research students.

Opportunities include:

  • Workshops and courses
  • Customised courses
  • One on one consultations
  • Projects within Faculties
  • Access to resources
  • Schemes which can be used to help fund attendance at courses or programs outside the University, available through the Professional Development Unit

How do I find out about training coming up?

The course calendar provides a schedule of current workshops and programs run by the above areas.
You will also receive course details once every 2 weeks by the Staff Opportunities email (Profdev). New staff are automatically subscribed to the list..

How do I book in for sessions?

The University uses the iEnrol system (you login with your FAN and password) to manage and advertise all the workshops and programs.
The site also allows you to see which sessions you have booked, whether you are registered on a course waiting list, and a history of sessions you have attended.
For further info on how to use iEnrol system, a PDF document is available here.

Which courses are mandatory to attend?