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Learning and Development

Learning and Development is at the very heart of the LSE. We provide a full range of learning and development support for staff. 

Full details of all the courses available can be found at our A-Z of courses.

Our services cover a number of key areas:-

Essential Work Skills

Covering areas that are essential support for all staff roles.  This includes a range of courses and the External Funding budget.

Managing Your Career

To help proactively manage and plan your career there is a range of information including:


The Flying Start Induction is a one day course for all new Professional Services Staff and there is also guidance for local induction arrangements. You can also read the Professional Services Development & Support document, that neatly threads together the various forms of personal and professional development and wellbeing opportunities available to you at the LSE.

Leadership & Management

A full range of courses and programmes to help develop new and existing managers:

 These are all aligned to the Effective Behaviours framework.

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

Face to face and online learning for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in support of the Schools Single Equality Scheme.

Personal Effectiveness

Designed to support all staff to help develop themselves to their fullest as individuals.  This includes a range of courses, one to one Coaching  and budgeting support via the Learn for You Scheme.

All this activity is supported by our online learning and development resources which contains a wide range of useful information, practical resources, hints and tips.

Teaching and Learning Centre also run the LSE’s Academic Development Programme a year round series of events designed for academic and research staff who are keen to pursue professional development and enhance the impact of their teaching and research. 

A full report of the core delivery activities and progress on key projects undertaken by Organisational Learning is available here.

For further details about who we are visit the HR Who's Who page.