Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 65.49
Liaison Jun-Ming Chen
Submission Date Oct. 29, 2021

STARS v2.2

National Tsing Hua University
EN-9: Staff Professional Development and Training

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.25 / 2.00 Fu-Ren Lin
Institute of Service Science, National Tsing Hua University
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Does the institution make available professional development and training opportunities in sustainability to all non-academic staff at least once per year?:

Does the institution wish to pursue Part 2 of this credit (the rate of staff participation in sustainability professional development and training)?:

Estimated percentage of regular, non-academic staff that participates annually in sustainability professional development and training:

A brief description of any internal sustainability professional development and training opportunities that the institution makes available to non-academic staff:

NTHU conducts the Multiple Learning Plan for non-academic staff. The learning subjects include ethics and law compliance of administration services, the professional skills in communications and management, sustainability topics in energy, green purchase, gender equity, diversity and inclusion, and environmental protection. The staff attend the learning activities via lectures, workshops, site visits, and online digital resources.

A brief description of any external professional development and training opportunities in sustainability that are supported by the institution :

As a public university, NTHU staff are required to attend at least 10 hours courses a year offered by certified courses. The categories of courses include environment and resource management, public participation, multiple ethnic culture, gender equity, etc. Besides offered by the university, the external institutes could accept NTHU staff to register the courses, and an online learning platform is accessible ( https://elearn.hrd.gov.tw/mooc/explorer.php ) for credits.

Estimated percentage of regular non-academic staff for which sustainability is included in performance reviews:
75% or more

A brief description of how sustainability is included in staff performance reviews :

In response to the enforcement of environmental protection laws and regulations and enhancement of the energy-saving management and occupational safety and health management on campus, the Center was established in 2006 to take charge of campus sustainability. Tasks include toxic material handling for labs, the water and energy management, waste and recycling service, green buildings, etc. Staff taking charge of these tasks require professional knowledge and certification, and their performance on sustainability are included in their annual evaluation for promotion or financial rewards.

Website URL where information about staff professional development and training in sustainability is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:

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