Core principles and values


  • The importance of professional development is to serve as a driving force for organizational growth and change.
  • The engagement of all staff in learning and development.
  • The maintenance of high standards of performance by individuals, teams and the organization.
  • The encouragement of a partnership approach to professional development is shared by individuals/teams, their line managers and the organization.
  • The provision of flexible opportunities and approaches to professional development to meet individuals, teams, and the university's changing needs.
  • The adoption of a strategic approach to professional development to respond to both internal and external drivers for change.