This site provides a guide to the wide range of induction and development opportunities available at UniSA and offers some useful links to resources and to external sources of professional development.
Principal providers of professional and staff development are:
- The People Development and Performance team: one of six functional groupings that form the University's Human Resources Unit.
The PDP function brings together a number of HR specialisations including staff and organisational development, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employment & development and gender equity development and strategy.
The core of the team's activities are focussed on provision of a series of staff development activities:
- WorkSmart Program covering development for professional staff
- Development Program for Academics (DFA)
- Women's Development Program
- Leadership Development
- Training in the Performance Management and Development process
- Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Awareness development
The team manages the University's corporate induction program, partners in the provision of Early Career Research and Research Leadership programs, organises the academic promotion process, supports senior staff and leadership development, disburses staff study support resources, oversees the Indigenous Employment Strategy and Indigenous Graduate Program, designs and delivers training and development activities outside of the main programs, and manages gender equity strategy and reporting requirements. The team has a significant role in providing support for organisational development and has carriage of a number of long term projects that have been triggered by the adoption of UniSA's current strategic plan in late 2013.
Teaching Innovation Unit (TIU) which supports academics
to drive innovation in their teaching practices and
curriculum, and enhance the use of digital technologies to
Other details of development support for research and research supervisors can be obtained for the research activity portal https://my.unisa.edu.au/Staff/Portal/myResearch/myResearchActivities/ResearchActivitiesServices.aspx.