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Staff Development

Staff Development

Staff Development is one of the core elements of the University’s Human Resource Management Policy. We are committed to provide a supportive intellectual environment that facilitates our appointees to develop to their full potential.

A wide range of funding and programmes are available to support personal and professional development. These include:

Professional development for academics

The Office of the Vice-President (Academic Staffing and Resources) offers diverse professional development programmes for faculty.

The Centre for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning supports faculty’s teaching and learning development.

Conference grants

Internal grant to support faculty to present their scholarship of teaching at overseas conference

Continuing professional development grant

Internal grant to support attendance of courses/workshops for professional development

Skills training workshops/Professional development programmes

Tailor-made workshops/programmes on language proficiency, IT competencies, management and leadership so as to develop the job skills required for the profession.