Employee development

Employee Development

With education as the College’s core purpose, we are committed to supporting our employees in their professional development. There are many ways employees can access a rich variety of development offerings internally and externally, enhancing skills for current and future opportunities with the College.

  • College-wide Professional Development days provide all employees with an opportunity to expand their knowledge and skills in topics that are relevant to the College community
  • Department or special group Professional Development days allow these teams to enhance their development through focused learning days
  • Professional development funding for regular support staff up to $1500 every two years
  • Faculty Professional Development Funds
  • College Study Benefits that allow employees to access Douglas College courses (eligibility varies by employee group)
  • Professional Development funds for Administrators that accumulate at $500 per year
  • Professional Development leaves (varies by employee group)
  • Regular internal training opportunities such as management skills, respectful workplace, health and safety and technology training
  • All employees can access online learning opportunities through LinkedIn Learning, CCDI and Homewood Health

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