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An online training course designed to give you a better understanding of:
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This practical course is strongly recommended for all University staff. It introduces you to what equality and diversity mean and why they are so important both to the University and to you as an individual. It provides an overview of the legislation, your rights and responsibilities, and guidelines for ensuring that equality and diversity are embedded in your work.
Four short videos that explore micro-behaviours and micro-inequities and the important part they play in our working relationships, and in addressing diversity and inclusion in the workplace.
Using your single sign-on credentials, view the videos.
A free e-learning package for all university / college staff from the Charlie Waller Memorial Trust is now available. For students in distress, the first point of contact is often with non-specialist university/ college staff such as porters, domestic staff, bar staff, security, academic tutors or maintenance staff. The first conversation students have with a member of staff like this can be vital – in ensuring they receive a warm, empathic and understanding response to help them immediately, and that they are then signposted, if necessary, to receive help from a mental health specialist.
Developed by the Charlie Waller Memorial Trust, this new e-learning package is designed to give non-specialist staff the skills, knowledge and confidence to offer this first line of support. Introduced by well-known TV presenter Alexander Armstrong, the package consists of six, easy-to-follow 20-minute sessions, including: Signs to look out for, key helping skills, knowing who else to involve, and supporting students at risk or in crisis.
Bystander intervention is a vital component in tackling bullying and harassment, as we all have a part to play in creating our workplace culture. Through our everyday interactions we are challenging or enforcing social norms, we are leading by example and role modelling behaviour. The Responsible Bystander workshop aims to empower you with the confidence and tools to challenges problematic behaviour in a safe, respectful and productive way before it escalates to bullying and harassment.
If you would like to organise this training for your department or faculty, please contact email@example.com
This is a short course, provided by the Safety Office, focusing upon techniques for identifying and coping with challenging behaviour in the workplace. For more information visit the Safety Office website.
People and Organisational Development have links to a number of self-access courses and resources on their website, in particular:
The essentials of assertive communication
Dealing with challenging conversations
The Oxford University SU runs a variety of training for students including:
For more information please visit their website: www.oxfordsu.org
The following training is offered to Harassment Advisors:
Assertiveness skills training
A termly training schedule is emailed to Advisors, if you would like to become an Advisor email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Harassment Advisory Service:
Sexual Harassment and Violence Support Service
HR Guidance on mediation
Student Resolution Service