|Submission Date||April 5, 2019|
EN-9: Staff Professional Development
|1.25 / 2.00|
Does the institution make available professional development and training opportunities in sustainability to all staff at least once per year?:
Does the institution wish to pursue Part 2 of this credit (the rate of employee participation in sustainability professional development and training)?:
Estimated percentage of regular staff (full-time and part-time) that participates annually in sustainability professional development and training that is either provided or supported by the institution (0, 1-24%, 25-49%, 50-74%, 75% or more):
A brief description of any internal sustainability professional development and training opportunities that the institution makes available to staff:
The Open University, in 2016, has provided a program to staff called "Programa Fixe" that had a workshop called "MANAGEMENT AND ENVIRONMENTAL GOOD PRACTICES IN ORGANIZATIONAL CONTEXT".
The programs in the Department of Lifelong Learning (ALV) are also promoted internally with more advantageous conditions of admission for the university staff.
A brief description of any external professional development and training opportunities in sustainability that are supported by the institution(e.g. through payment, reimbursement, or subsidy):
The "Programa Fixe" was based on a voluntary participation of the university staff with no costs; and
The Lifelong Learning (ALV) courses are available to the university staff with a redution of 50% of the total payment of the course.
Estimated percentage of regular staff (full-time and part-time) for which sustainability is included in performance reviews (0, 1-24%, 25-49%, 50-74%, 75% or more) :
The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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