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Reading the Collections, Week 21: The Floppy Disks of the Holy Collection

Back in April, we received an addition to the Ladislav Holy Collection – Ladislav Holy (1933–1997) was a Czech anthropologist and Africanist, who came to St Andrews in 1979 as Reader in Social Anthropology, eventually becoming a Professor in 1987. 757 more words


Las Vegas, NV

So, where were we last?  I got caught up in the last of the roadtrip and arriving back in Atlanta and despite a quick moment of reflection I’ve had very little time to blog.   948 more words

The Professional Skills Curriculum

The PSC is a joint collaboration between CAPOD and the Students’ Association, with input from many additional staff, students and external presenters. The programme is 

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Academic Skills Project

Gradually launched from 2012 from the School of History, the project expanded to include nine more schools in the University of St Andrews. The project’s aim is  ‘to create a framework for subject-specific academic skills to be delivered to a large number of UG students via high quality workshops delivered by PGR students, creating benefits for both cohorts.’ The structure is initially based on communication between CAPOD and the Director of Teaching from the relevant school facilitated by the School President to include and support the work of the Primary and the Secondary Workshop Leaders with the students.     71 more words

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A ‘mentor’ is defined as “an experienced or trusted adviser”, the word ‘mentoring’ originates from Greek mythology.

‘Mentoring’ has long been used as a successful form of learning, training and development within the workplace, with the role of the ‘mentor’ being to assist and support the personal and professional development of their ‘mentee’.

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Passport to Excellence Scheme

This package of events, workshops, training & development activitiesare planned to support staff in excel within their roles. Images of passports in fan.All passport participants must have discussed their application with their line manager and must have the line-manager’s permission & support.

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Workplace Coaching Scheme

Welcome to the workplace coaching scheme provided by the Universities of Aberdeen and St Andrews Coaching Partnership. The Universities of Aberdeen and St Andrews launched a joint Coaching Academy in 2014 and we are now able to offer coaching programmes for staff at both institutions, helping people think through their options in relation to a range of situations they may be facing in the workplace.

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