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This online course is strongly recommended for all University staff. It introduces you to what equality and diversity mean and why they are 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.

You will need your single sign on credentials to access the training - Equality and Diversity Briefing

Estimated course duration - 1 hour

Implicit bias in the workplace: online course

This online course introduces the topic of implicit bias and its origins, considers how it might manifest itself in our behaviour, and provides practical tips and reflections to help you reduce the risk of bias in your own work.

You will need your single sign on credentials to access the training - Implicit Bias in the Workplace

Estimated course duration - 30mins

 

Online resource: Tackling race bias at work

The ‘Tackling race bias at work’ e-learning training is no longer available as the University has changed licenses. We hope to provide a suitable replacement as soon as possible.

LGBT+ Role Models Workshop and Role Model mentoring

This workshop provides LGBT+ staff an opportunity, in a safe and supportive space, to explore what it means to be an LGBT+ role model, to identify potential barriers and ways to overcome them. Further mentoring training is available to those who have attended the Role Model workshop.  If you are interested in receiving informal mentoring from a Role Model please click on the below link and scroll through the profiles to find which Role Models offer mentoring. 

Meet our LGBT+ Role Models.  

If you're interested in attending a Role Models training, please fill in the expression of interest form here, and we'll be in touch with the next training date. 

LGBT+ Allies Training

The LGBT+ Allies workshop gives non-LGBT+ staff an opportunity to explore what it means to be an ally, time to ask questions and practical advice on how they can be an effective ally.

You can view our current LGBT+ Allies here.

If you're interested in attending a Role Models training, please fill in the expression of interest form here, and we'll be in touch with the next training date.

Bullying and Harassment Training for Employees

The course has been created to help everyone to identify, prevent and tackle bullying and harassment, with the aim of removing it from the workplace altogether and creating a respectful, inclusive culture in the workplace.

It aims to provide practical steps and conscientious guidance on what to do if you identify bullying behaviour and decide to take action.

The objectives of the course are: 

  • Understand the terms bullying, harassment, discrimination, and victimisation
  • Understand how to contribute to a positive, inclusive, and productive workplace environment
  • Know how to professionally address bullying with confidence

You will need your single sign on credentials to access the training - Bullying and Harassment Training for Employees

Estimated course duration - 30 minutes


Little things matter: The Impact of micro-behaviours in the workplace

Three 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.


Responsible Bystander 

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 harassment.line@admin.ox.ac.uk


Harassment Advisor Training

The following training is offered to Harassment Advisors:

  • Induction (refresher) training - Required 
  • Monthly, term time Talk and Support: An hour dedicated to subjects relevant to your role. Past talks have been delivered by the Proctors Office, the Sexual Harassment and Violence Support Service, HR, Security Services, we have also had talks on Race Awareness, Mental Health awareness, Listening skills and Assertiveness skills.  The sessions provide an opportunity learn, ask questions and talk with other Harassment Advisors. 

A termly training schedule is emailed to Advisors, if you would like to become an Advisor email: harassment.line@admin.ox.ac.uk

This online course provided by central HR is for chairs and members of recruitment panels.  The course covers the role of Chair, the legal framework and the recruitment procedure. There are no tests, but you will be asked in some places to reflect on how you would respond in certain situations.

 

You will need your single sign on credentials to access the training - Recruitment and Selection for chairs and managers. 

Estimated course duration - 1 hour

 

The ‘Cultural awareness in the workplace’ e-learning training is no longer available as the University has changed licenses. We hope to provide a suitable replacement as soon as possible.