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Enrol in UC’s Professional Development

All employees (inclusive of managers) can now submit a request through Employee Self Service to attend Learning & Development and Health & Safety workshops.

To enrol in these Professional Development workshops using UCPeople:

UCPeople User Video: Search and Enrol in Professional Development (Video) (3 minutes)

UCPeople User Video: View Professional Development Summary (Video) (0.5 minutes)

– To pause the video, tap the spacebar on your keyboard.
– To display the Play Controls, roll your mouse towards the bottom of the video window.
– If you are in a hurry you can step through the process steps by clicking the forward or backward buttons using the Play Controls at the bottom of the video window.

To view the process map:

Enrol in UC’s Professional Development NEW (Note: includes applying for L&D and H&S courses run by UC)

If necessary, apply for Professional Development Leave.

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Te Reo Māori Translations for LEARN

To celebrate Te Wiki o te Reo Māori –  Māori Language Week 2017, The Library’s i-Tautoko | e-Learning Support Team and Te Tari o te Amokapua Māori | Office of the AVC Māori have worked together to create te reo Māori translations for  AKO | LEARN.

This is a growing resource and we plan to expand the Māori language interface going forward.

Te reo Māori can be selected from the menu at the top of AKO | LEARN.

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The default language can be permanently set within your AKO | LEARN user preferences.

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Will you have enough money when you retire?

Retirement should be a time to look forward to, a time when there will be more opportunity to learn different skills, devote more time to hobbies or self development, travel or just relax. One of the most important keys to a happy and comfortable retirement is preparation, which means understanding your options to deal with all the changes you will face in retirement.

Register for our FREE Planning for Retirement workshop on Thursday 10 August to learn about your options and get the knowledge to ensure you have a comfortable retirement.

Find out more, including how to enrol, here.

Not the course that you are looking for? Please visit our Learning and Development intranet page to view our courses/workshops and programmes or if you have any questions contact Learning & Development.


Engage effectively with Māori students in your teaching

Are you an academic staff member who wants to
teach Māori students more effectively?

Have you ever wondered how you can embed culturally
responsive pedagogy practices into your teaching?

Well now is the time to learn!

We have a brand new staff development course called Culturally Responsive Pedagogy, which is aimed at getting you to reflect on your own practices and identify opportunities where you can embed it into your teaching. It will also look at the theory behind our current education system in comparison to  pedagogy.

Find out more about Culturally Responsive Pedagogy and enrol now so you don’t miss out!

When: Monday 15 May*
Time: 9am – 12.30pm.

Registrations are closing soon so please let us know of your interest so we can hold a place for you.
*If this date doesn’t suit you, check out the other workshop dates.

(Note, this workshop is for staff only.)

Not the course that you are looking for? Please visit our Learning and Development intranet page to view our courses/workshops and programmes or if you have any questions contact Learning & Development.



Financial seminar under 35

The Getting Started seminar is designed for the under 35 age group. It will cover things that are key for those early in their careers and working lives.

  • KiwiSaver
  • Estate Planning
  • Insurances
  • Debt management (including student loans).

Tuesday, 11 April 2017
12 noon to 1.30pm

Please register your interest for this seminar by contacting Shelley Dick, via email or phone (03) 375 4040.

More NZFP Seminars will also be held this year for the 35 – 55 age group, and the 60+ age group. Please see the Learning and Development: Financial Planning Seminars intranet page for further information.