Development Partners

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We work with a range of partners, both internally and externally, to ensure that our approach is connected with University vision and ambitions, as well as considering best practice when delivering high quality development opportunities.

People Development is one of a number of development providers across the University, in conjunction with Think Ahead (for researchers), Elevate (for staff who teach) Support the Supporters (for staff who interact with students), as well as other mandatory and optional offers from areas such as Health and Safety, Library, and Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (E,D&I). You can access development opportunities through their webpages, linked below.

Our external partner for Leadership and Management Development is t-three. We do also utilise sector wide development links with Advance HE, AUA and HEaTED.

We also work closely with a number of teams across the University to ensure our Development offer is aligned to other organisational activity and promoted for all staff groups to access. These teams include Corporate Communications, Digital Learning and HR Services, together with Organisational Development areas such as Equality, Diversity & Inclusion and Health & Wellbeing.

Elevate offers a comprehensive range of development and recognition activities for staff who teach, to enhance teaching and support learning.

Think Ahead is a framework for the continuous professional development of researchers at the University of Sheffield, supporting individual career ambitions in and beyond academia.

There are are other training and development opportunities from various areas of the University, including the Library, IT Services and Health and Safety. Current and future courses can also be found on the LMS.

For student development, please visit 301 - Academic Skills Centre.