Archive for the ‘CPD Support & Development Office’ Category

CPD course guides freelance interpreters to career success

The 'Simultaneous and Consecutive Interpretation' CPD course used state-of-the-art interpretation laboratories to boost participants' interpretation skills, preparing them for the competitive United Nations' freelance interpretation exams.

New Widening Participation Office - increasing access from under-represented groups

We are making a number of changes to ensure that the University meets new targets for increasing its intake of students from under-represented groups. The changes have built on the excellent work focused on the previous targets that was delivered by the Division for Lifelong Learning and Recruitment & Admissions Office Widening Participation teams.

CPD Support Office represented at HR Directors' Business Summit

Staff from the CPD Support & Development Office (CPDSDO) spent two days at the International Conference Centre in Birmingham to promote the University’s provision. The event has helped the CPD Office to refine its marketing approach and has generated a number of new contacts which it is hoped will lead to future collaborations.

Solution Generator: A new CPD module to help professionals develop problem solving skills

A new Continuing Professional Development course to develop problem solving and creative thinking skills.

CPD Support & Development Office publishes first e-Newsletter

The CPD Support & Development Office is pleased to publish the first issue of its new e-Newsletter. The aim of the newsletter is to keep University staff updated and to encourage their involvement in the development and delivery of continuing professional development for external professionals and employers.

Third call for bids to CPD Development Fund

Established in October 2008, the fund seeks to encourage University staff to work with external employers to investigate and develop CPD opportunities which meet the needs of their staff. So far 16 bids have been funded and the CPD Support & Development Office is now inviting further proposals. Deadline - 15 January 2010.