Learning for everyone

Increasing your skills and gaining new ones shouldn’t stop because of Coronavirus, and there are a range of ways we support your learning and development online – it means you can learn from anywhere, at any time!

Remote learning catalogue

Our remote learning catalogue was created so that all of the online learning opportunities available are in one place for you. It also includes the 13 new fee-free TAFE NSW short online courses the NSW Government introduced to provide opportunities for people to upskill during this time or get the promotion or job they want when the pandemic is over. You can easily navigate the catalogue to figure out what interests you and will help your development! View our remote learning catalogue for the full list of online learning opportunities available to you. We’ll continue to update the learning options in the catalogue based on your feedback, so please take two minutes to complete the survey on page two of the catalogue.

Webinar opportunities

We’re offering a range of webinars on various topics to support you during this time.

They’re designed to equip you with the information you need and provide the opportunity to ask questions with a subject matter expert. Webinars will cover topics ranging from helping you and your team navigate the virtually working world to supporting you in managing your mental health and wellbeing. Learn practical strategies to manage change and maintain self-care.

The webinars are open to any employee but registrations are essential. You can register through the links provided.

If you’ve missed a webinar, watch the playback in the below newsfeed.

Office 365 webinar series

Online learning is great for everyone, no matter what your role! The Office 365 series will step through how you can better use all the features that Office 365 offers and apply them to your day to day work.

The webinars are on topics ranging from how to use Planner and OneNote, and how you can use Office365 features to support your wellbeing.

Check out the Office 365 webinars available and register today.

Flexible working and working in new ways webinars

Date and time

Topic

Overview

Register

Watch the playback


Staying connected and productive while working from home with caring responsibilities

In this webinar you’ll learn about:

  • Why creating a sense of connection is so important at this time
  • Practical ways for you to stay productive and connected whilst working from home alongside caring responsibilities.

Watch the playback


Roles and responsibilities and self-care in a virtual environment

In this webinar you’ll learn about:

  • Building resilience through care for self and care for others - including those at home
  • Flex leadership behaviours and the importance of being a role model
  • Barriers to flex - what are they and how you can overcome them

Watch the playback


Leading through change during a pandemic

This webinar is designed to provide leaders with an understanding of the unprecedented changes to the workplace caused by COVID-19 and its impact on them and their team, with strategies they use to manage their response to change and begin to implement a successful transition


Watch the playback


Flexpectations: building trust through transparency and accountability between leaders and teams

In this webinar you’ll learn about:

  • How to build trust within a virtual team
  • Setting individual accountabilities
  • Tools and strategies to develop your own flexible accountability framework
  • Managing difficult conversations in a virtual context

No playback is currently available


Respect at workAt Diversity Council Australia ’s upcoming Gender Equality Network via WebEx webinar, Kate Jenkins will join DCA's CEO Lisa Annese to discuss the report and what it means for workplaces.


Watch the playback

Avoid the Flextraps: how to ‘nudge the grudge’ in flexible working

In this webinar you’ll learn about:

  • Understanding why workplace grudges manifest in virtual and flexible teams
  • Understanding your role in managing flextraps and avoiding pitfalls
  • Differentiating between systemic ‘flex’ grudges and individual ‘flex’ grudges
  • Tools for staying focussed on (and accountable to) the business benefits of flexible working
  • Practical strategies for overcoming flex grudges to optimise performance outcomes in a virtual environment

No playback is currently available


Innovation in the current environmentIn this webinar you’ll learn about responding to the current environment with an innovative mind-set. The key note speaker Sarah Murray, will be discussing what are customers expecting and how businesses are staying current and relevant to their customers. You’ll also hear about how you can innovate / pivot, while engaging with and supporting the community.
Wednesday 20 May

9:30am to 11:00am
Re-inventing the way we work: Thriving in your home office

Learning Outcomes

  • How to create the optimal structure for your home workday, based on your natural energy levels and brainpower
  • The simple strategy that will let you win back at least two hours in every workday
  • How to eliminate distractions in the home so you can get work done
  • Why the traditional to-do list is killing your productivity, and what to use instead
  • How to bookend your day to create clear boundaries between your work and non-work lives.
Register here
Monday 25 May

9:30am to 11:00am
Staying Connected While Being Physically Apart

Participants will gain insights into:

  • How we project our reality onto others and unconscious bias
  • Our connection type and connection preferences
  • Our role in a team and relationships in general
  • Our leadership style and how this can be communicated during COVID-19
  • How to shift our identity to change our behaviour
Register here


Mental Health and Wellbeing webinar series

These webinars are run by Benester, our Employee Assistance Program provider.

Date and time

Topic

Overview

Watch the playback


Managing customer behaviours in high stress situation

How we engage with distressed customers has a significant impact on their wellbeing and our own. This webinar provides practical advice on what most distressed customers want or need, how to support them and supporting yourself through this challenging time.

Watch the playbackBalancing your lifeIn this online webinar our EAP service provider, Benestar, will cover:
• Take stock of your current life balance and evaluate your expectations
• Value yourself, your goals and your priorities
• Understand the issues and risks of being out of balance
• Explore strategies to achieve a realistic life balance

Watch the playback - just register and login to view!


Peer support awareness training

This webinar educates people about the varying responses and reactions to trauma, how to normalise these reactions and how to empower individuals with practical strategies and support options. This approach supports individuals to deal with the impact and enable post traumatic incident growth and enables organisations to assist their teams when a natural disaster occurs.

Watch the playback


Mental health and wellbeing at work

This webinar increases awareness of mental health conditions, understanding of what good mental health looks like, and confidence to openly talk about mental health in the workplace. Covering areas such as stress, anxiety and depression and their impact on work, this practical workshop debunks myths, overcomes stigma and focuses on the causes and outcomes of mental health at work.


Watch the playback

Supporting mental health and wellbeing at work for leaders

This webinar covers areas such as stress, anxiety and depression and their impact on work. This practical workshop debunks myths, overcomes stigma, and focuses on the causes and outcomes of mental health at work.

Watch the playback - just register and login to view!
Mindfulness 101In this online webinar our EAP service provider, Benestar, will cover the following:
• Understand what mindfulness is
• Learn the benefits of mindfulness to all aspects of your life
• Help you to start building mindfulness into your life
• Learn how to be mindful in everyday tasks
No playback is currently available
Staying mentally healthy in challenging timesAt this webinar, Beyond BlueCEO, Georgie Harman will discuss how we can maintain our wellbeing and how businesses can support their employees during these tumultuous times. This event will look at:
  • The impacts of Coronavirus on mental health to date
  • How to maintain perspective and balance
  • How to stay connected
  • What to do to stay mentally well while in self-isolation or quarantine
  • How to stay productive at work
  • The role physical activity can play in staying mentally fit
  • What practical support and advice you can give your employees.
Watch the playback - just register and login to view!
Not your average 9-5In this online webinar our EAP service provider, Benestar, will cover:
• Understand the challenges of shift work and working extended hours
• Assess the impact of your work practices on your health, wellbeing and relationships
• Recognise the signs, symptoms and risks of ‘workaholism’
• Explore strategies to manage sleep, health and family issues related to your work hours
Watch the playback - just register and login to view!
Rewarding relationshipsThis online webinar provided by our EAP provider, Benestar, will cover:
• Identify the different types of workplace relationships and assess how healthy yours are
• Identify the key factors that influence the nature and quality of workplace relationships
• Recognise and manage different communication styles
• Learn key skills and strategies to achieve effective individual and team communication


Increasing your skills and gaining new ones shouldn’t stop because of Coronavirus, and there are a range of ways we support your learning and development online – it means you can learn from anywhere, at any time!

Remote learning catalogue

Our remote learning catalogue was created so that all of the online learning opportunities available are in one place for you. It also includes the 13 new fee-free TAFE NSW short online courses the NSW Government introduced to provide opportunities for people to upskill during this time or get the promotion or job they want when the pandemic is over. You can easily navigate the catalogue to figure out what interests you and will help your development! View our remote learning catalogue for the full list of online learning opportunities available to you. We’ll continue to update the learning options in the catalogue based on your feedback, so please take two minutes to complete the survey on page two of the catalogue.

Webinar opportunities

We’re offering a range of webinars on various topics to support you during this time.

They’re designed to equip you with the information you need and provide the opportunity to ask questions with a subject matter expert. Webinars will cover topics ranging from helping you and your team navigate the virtually working world to supporting you in managing your mental health and wellbeing. Learn practical strategies to manage change and maintain self-care.

The webinars are open to any employee but registrations are essential. You can register through the links provided.

If you’ve missed a webinar, watch the playback in the below newsfeed.

Office 365 webinar series

Online learning is great for everyone, no matter what your role! The Office 365 series will step through how you can better use all the features that Office 365 offers and apply them to your day to day work.

The webinars are on topics ranging from how to use Planner and OneNote, and how you can use Office365 features to support your wellbeing.

Check out the Office 365 webinars available and register today.

Flexible working and working in new ways webinars

Date and time

Topic

Overview

Register

Watch the playback


Staying connected and productive while working from home with caring responsibilities

In this webinar you’ll learn about:

  • Why creating a sense of connection is so important at this time
  • Practical ways for you to stay productive and connected whilst working from home alongside caring responsibilities.

Watch the playback


Roles and responsibilities and self-care in a virtual environment

In this webinar you’ll learn about:

  • Building resilience through care for self and care for others - including those at home
  • Flex leadership behaviours and the importance of being a role model
  • Barriers to flex - what are they and how you can overcome them

Watch the playback


Leading through change during a pandemic

This webinar is designed to provide leaders with an understanding of the unprecedented changes to the workplace caused by COVID-19 and its impact on them and their team, with strategies they use to manage their response to change and begin to implement a successful transition


Watch the playback


Flexpectations: building trust through transparency and accountability between leaders and teams

In this webinar you’ll learn about:

  • How to build trust within a virtual team
  • Setting individual accountabilities
  • Tools and strategies to develop your own flexible accountability framework
  • Managing difficult conversations in a virtual context

No playback is currently available


Respect at workAt Diversity Council Australia ’s upcoming Gender Equality Network via WebEx webinar, Kate Jenkins will join DCA's CEO Lisa Annese to discuss the report and what it means for workplaces.


Watch the playback

Avoid the Flextraps: how to ‘nudge the grudge’ in flexible working

In this webinar you’ll learn about:

  • Understanding why workplace grudges manifest in virtual and flexible teams
  • Understanding your role in managing flextraps and avoiding pitfalls
  • Differentiating between systemic ‘flex’ grudges and individual ‘flex’ grudges
  • Tools for staying focussed on (and accountable to) the business benefits of flexible working
  • Practical strategies for overcoming flex grudges to optimise performance outcomes in a virtual environment

No playback is currently available


Innovation in the current environmentIn this webinar you’ll learn about responding to the current environment with an innovative mind-set. The key note speaker Sarah Murray, will be discussing what are customers expecting and how businesses are staying current and relevant to their customers. You’ll also hear about how you can innovate / pivot, while engaging with and supporting the community.
Wednesday 20 May

9:30am to 11:00am
Re-inventing the way we work: Thriving in your home office

Learning Outcomes

  • How to create the optimal structure for your home workday, based on your natural energy levels and brainpower
  • The simple strategy that will let you win back at least two hours in every workday
  • How to eliminate distractions in the home so you can get work done
  • Why the traditional to-do list is killing your productivity, and what to use instead
  • How to bookend your day to create clear boundaries between your work and non-work lives.
Register here
Monday 25 May

9:30am to 11:00am
Staying Connected While Being Physically Apart

Participants will gain insights into:

  • How we project our reality onto others and unconscious bias
  • Our connection type and connection preferences
  • Our role in a team and relationships in general
  • Our leadership style and how this can be communicated during COVID-19
  • How to shift our identity to change our behaviour
Register here


Mental Health and Wellbeing webinar series

These webinars are run by Benester, our Employee Assistance Program provider.

Date and time

Topic

Overview

Watch the playback


Managing customer behaviours in high stress situation

How we engage with distressed customers has a significant impact on their wellbeing and our own. This webinar provides practical advice on what most distressed customers want or need, how to support them and supporting yourself through this challenging time.

Watch the playbackBalancing your lifeIn this online webinar our EAP service provider, Benestar, will cover:
• Take stock of your current life balance and evaluate your expectations
• Value yourself, your goals and your priorities
• Understand the issues and risks of being out of balance
• Explore strategies to achieve a realistic life balance

Watch the playback - just register and login to view!


Peer support awareness training

This webinar educates people about the varying responses and reactions to trauma, how to normalise these reactions and how to empower individuals with practical strategies and support options. This approach supports individuals to deal with the impact and enable post traumatic incident growth and enables organisations to assist their teams when a natural disaster occurs.

Watch the playback


Mental health and wellbeing at work

This webinar increases awareness of mental health conditions, understanding of what good mental health looks like, and confidence to openly talk about mental health in the workplace. Covering areas such as stress, anxiety and depression and their impact on work, this practical workshop debunks myths, overcomes stigma and focuses on the causes and outcomes of mental health at work.


Watch the playback

Supporting mental health and wellbeing at work for leaders

This webinar covers areas such as stress, anxiety and depression and their impact on work. This practical workshop debunks myths, overcomes stigma, and focuses on the causes and outcomes of mental health at work.

Watch the playback - just register and login to view!
Mindfulness 101In this online webinar our EAP service provider, Benestar, will cover the following:
• Understand what mindfulness is
• Learn the benefits of mindfulness to all aspects of your life
• Help you to start building mindfulness into your life
• Learn how to be mindful in everyday tasks
No playback is currently available
Staying mentally healthy in challenging timesAt this webinar, Beyond BlueCEO, Georgie Harman will discuss how we can maintain our wellbeing and how businesses can support their employees during these tumultuous times. This event will look at:
  • The impacts of Coronavirus on mental health to date
  • How to maintain perspective and balance
  • How to stay connected
  • What to do to stay mentally well while in self-isolation or quarantine
  • How to stay productive at work
  • The role physical activity can play in staying mentally fit
  • What practical support and advice you can give your employees.
Watch the playback - just register and login to view!
Not your average 9-5In this online webinar our EAP service provider, Benestar, will cover:
• Understand the challenges of shift work and working extended hours
• Assess the impact of your work practices on your health, wellbeing and relationships
• Recognise the signs, symptoms and risks of ‘workaholism’
• Explore strategies to manage sleep, health and family issues related to your work hours
Watch the playback - just register and login to view!
Rewarding relationshipsThis online webinar provided by our EAP provider, Benestar, will cover:
• Identify the different types of workplace relationships and assess how healthy yours are
• Identify the key factors that influence the nature and quality of workplace relationships
• Recognise and manage different communication styles
• Learn key skills and strategies to achieve effective individual and team communication