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.
Link to online course: Equality and Diversity Briefing
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.
This two-hour workshop will give an overview of the origins of implicit bias, consider how implicit biases might play out at the University of Oxford, and includes a discussion about practical steps that individuals and teams can take to reduce the influence of implicit bias on their decisions and actions.
To request a workshop please contact your divisional co-ordinator:
There is considerable evidence that racial bias and discrimination continue to impact negatively on the working lives of people from a Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) background across the UK. Developed in partnership with Professor Binna Kandola, Senior Partner and co-founder of leading business psychology consultancy Pearn Kandola, this course takes a bold look at the nature of ‘modern racism’ and its influence in the workplace. It will offer staff the opportunity to better understand racism in the workplace and make key changes to tackle racism and race bias.
You will need your single sign on credentials to access the training - Tackling Race bias at work
This two-hour workshop will introduce some of the issues related to advancing race equality, establish a terminology that we can use to talk about race, and support participants to think of practical steps that individuals and teams can take to promote a diverse and inclusive workplace. To request a workshop please contact email@example.com
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
To attend a Role Model Workshop please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
This workshop aims to give 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. If you are interested in attending the workshop and becoming an Ally, please email: email@example.com.
Meet our LGBT+ Allies
To attend an Allies Workshop please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications for the next Pivot cohort will be open in Michaelmas 2020.
Pivot is a mentoring scheme for any member of staff at the University (including College employees) who identifies as Black and Minority Ethnic (BME). Mentees should be Grade 6 or above and identify as BME. They are supported by a more senior mentor (Grade 8 or above) who may or may not be BME.
For more information about other mentoring, coaching or career development opportunities at the University, please visit the Professional and Organisational Development website: pod.admin.ox.ac.uk
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An online training course designed to give you a better understanding of:
Using your single sign-on credentials, download the course.
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.
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 email@example.com
The following training is offered to Harassment Advisors:
Assertiveness skills training
A termly training schedule is emailed to Advisors, if you would like to become an Advisor email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
Link to Recruitment and Selection Course