“We practice learner-centered teaching and engage in a culture of continuous learning.” – RRC Statement of Values
Learning is a core value at Red River College. It is at the heart of our mission. It underlies all of our day-to-day business activities.
As a Top 100 Employer, RRC’s Staff Learning and Development office is committed to providing professional growth opportunities for all employees through a blend of programs and services aimed at enhancing the College’s learning environment and the effectiveness of its employees in serving our students.
Staff Learning and Development carries out its mandate in a collaborative, consultative manner with consideration given to what is in the best interests of the College. We strive to offer a range of learning and development opportunities that are focused on meeting the diverse needs of our employees.
What We Do
Collaborating with College leaders and stakeholders, we provide leadership and development opportunities to the following employee groups and programs (click on each for more information):
In addition to our focus areas, we also collaborate with other RRC learning community partners:
- Teacher Education – includes the Teaching Essentials Program (TEP), the Certificate in Adult Education (CAE) and other development opportunities
Organizational Learning Events
- College Days offers a Learning Innovation Day and other educational experiences (coordinated by College Relations)
Information Technology Solutions – includes training sessions for employees on a range of IT areas
School of Indigenous Education – includes learning and development opportunities for employees such as the BA of Indigenous Studies (part-time) for RRC employees, as well as in-house workshops such as Working Effectively with Indigenous People. Contact the Indigenous Student Support and Community Relations department for more information.
External Vendors – We also work closely with reputable subject matter experts who provide training and/or facilitation services in priority areas such as leadership development.