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Past professional development updates

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Professional Skills 1246x710 Career Planning

Performance Management for Leaders

09/11/2020

For leaders who manage people. Discover an open and supportive environment that grows our people, and manage issues effectively/positively.

Professional Skills 1246x710 Career Planning

Stress Prevention and Management

Online self-paced

Identify stress, body reactions, symptoms and what to do to overcome your stress.

Professional Skills 1246x710 Career Planning

Time Management

Online self-paced

We all have the same 24 hours in a day - discover how you can make the most of your time.

Privacy Act 2020

Free Online Privacy Courses

Online self-paced

Free courses covering the basics about privacy protections and obligations

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Emergency Warden Refresher Courses

Workshops in June, August, September

Refresher course for existing Emergency Wardens

Diversity works webinars

DiversityWorksNZ Webinar Recordings

Diversity Works NZ

Hear from NZ business and academic thought-leaders discussing diversity and inclusion after the disruption of Covid-19

Professional Skills 1246x710 Career Planning

Performance Reviews for Individuals - What do they mean for me?

Online self-paced

Find out about performance review and how it supports your development/success in your role at OP.

Professional Skills 1246x710 Career Planning

Communication Skills Series

Online self-paced

Develop your communication skills and interpersonal influence.

Learning and Teaching Development OAS2

Educational Technology

Orientation and Assisting Students | Moodle Training Suite

Workshop on request
Online self-paced option

Learn about administering and creating Moodle LMS courses, and assisting students in getting started.

Learning and Teaching Development BD2

Educational Technology

Before Delivery | Moodle Training Suite

Workshop on request
Online self-paced option

Prepare the administration aspects of a course before delivery, including enrolling students, staff roles, and quality and usability checks

Learning and Teaching Development DD2

Educational Technology

During Delivery | Moodle Training Suite

Workshop on request
Online self-paced option

Gain insight into learner engagement and progress in Moodle with reports, discussion forums, marking workflow and gradebook.

New Staff 2

The OP Way

Workshops in February, May, August, October

A half day welcome to all new OP employees to help you see your role within the bigger picture.

Safety and Wellbeing 3

Accident Investigation Training

Workshops in March, May, August, November

This is for staff who are required to investigate accidents or incidents within their schools or service areas.

Safety and Wellbeing 5

Manual Handling Awareness

Workshops in February, May, August, November

Increase awareness and understanding of manual handling activities and preventing injuries.

Learning and Teaching Development RLAAA

Educational Technology

Resources, Learning and Assessment Activities | Moodle Training Suite

Workshop on request
Online self-paced option

Learn how to add and use learning activities, resources, assessment types and Turnitin (plagiarism and grading tool).

Learning and Teaching Development CAB

Educational Technology

Course Administration Basics | Moodle Training Suite

Workshop on request
Online self-paced option

Find out how to add images (with attribution), add activities and resources, and use editing tools, blocks and groups.

Learning and Teaching Development COER

Educational Technology

Copyright and Open Educational Resources | Moodle Training Suite

Online self-paced

Learn about copyright, creative commons, attribution and OERs when creating Moodle courses.

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GDTE

Designing Effective Assessment

Workshop

Gain skills in designing and implementing robust and authentic assessment.

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GDTE

Facilitating Learning Success

Workshop

Explore learning and teaching strategies to sustainably facilitate inclusive learning environments.

Ako Aotearoa 1246 LN Adult assessment tool

Literacy and Numeracy

Literacy and Numeracy for Adults Assessment Tool

Ako Aotearoa
Workshop & Online options

An introduction to the national literacy and numeracy assessment tool (LNAAT).

LTD Literacy 1246x710

GDTE

Literacy and Numeracy for Learning

Workshop

Explore learners’ literacy and numeracy capabilities, and relevant methods to support learning.

LTD Learning Design 1246x710

GDTE

Designing for Learning Success

Workshop

An introduction to designing inclusive, effective and sustainable learning and teaching.

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Learning in a Digital Age

Online, cohort-based

Free online course to build the digital literacies needed to succeed with learning on the internet.

Safety and Wellbeing 1246x710 Induction Module V2

Safety & Wellbeing Warrant of Fitness (2021)

Online self-paced

Learn about Safety and Wellbeing in the workplace and your responsibilities. Required for all staff.

Ako Aotearoa 1246x710 ePosts Online

ePosts Online | Enhancing tertiary learning and teaching through technology

Ako Aotearoa Short Course
Online

Supporting new tertiary teachers and experienced teachers, keen to investigate and implement innovative learning technologies.

Diversity and Inclusion2

Working Under the Rainbow - LGBTTIF Awareness Training

Online self-paced

Increase your awareness and support for an inclusive and safe workplace for Rainbow staff.

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Educational Technology

After Delivery | Moodle Training Suite

Workshop on request
Online self-paced option

Learn about how to back up a course, remove students and reset the course, ready for the next occurrence.

Learning and Teaching Development MT

Educational Technology

Moodle Templates | Moodle Training Suite

Workshop on request
Online self-paced option

Easily edit and modify the Programme and Blended Course Templates, to meet learning and teaching requirements.

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Educational Technology

ePortfolio Training | Educational Technology Training Suite

Workshop on request
Online self-paced option

Learn what ePortfolios are and how you can use them for your learners and yourself.