Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 71.76
Liaison Mike Versteege
Submission Date Oct. 10, 2014
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University of Alberta
PAE-T2-2: Employee Training Opportunities

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 0.25 Dan Charlton
Human Resources Services
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Does the institution make cultural competence trainings and activities available to all employees?:

A brief description of the cultural competence trainings and activities:

Cultural competence training is embedded within the learning and development of faculty and staff on campus. Development opportunities are offered through a number of areas on campus, including Organizational Effectiveness and Workplace Health, the Office of Safe Disclosure and Human Rights, and University of Alberta International.
Organizational Effectiveness and Workplace Health has embedded sustainability within the new staff orientation program.

Cultural competence training and activities include: (Re) Doing Difference in the Workplace (how to create a more equitable, inclusive and respectful work environments, highlighting colour, culture, gender, sexual orientation and age), Pronouncing Common Mandarin Chinese Names, Negotiating Respectful Inter-Personal Boundaries, Making Room for Everybody--Creating a Culture of inclusion (appreciating differences – whether from ethnicity, generational status, sexual preference or others-requires us to move beyond our fears and prejudices in order to create a shared culture of respect), Bringing your Bilingual Skills into the Workplace, and Human Rights and Religion. Additional courses and learning opportunities are added regularly.

The website URL where information about the trainings and activities are available:
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