Engaging staff in social responsibility initiatives (Green Gown Awards Webinar)
3rd Jul 2014 13:00 – 14:00
LiFE Framework: Staff Engagement and Human Resources
, Community and Public Engagement
EAUC Compentency Level:
Starting Out/ On the Road What does this mean?
The University of Manchester’s School Governor Initiative
Winner of the International Green Gown award for Social Responsibility in 2013, The University of Manchester has achieved the fastest rate of growth of volunteer School Governors of any employer in the UK by engaging staff and alumni in supporting the leadership of state schools.
The University partnered with SGOSS - Governors for Schools to pursue this key programme and this webinar shares experiences on how staff and alumni can be engaged as volunteers in social responsibility initiatives and the different ways impact can be captured.
The Green Gown Awards recognise the exceptional sustainability initiatives being undertaken by universities and colleges across the UK. With sustainability moving up the agenda, the Awards have become established as the most prestigious recognition of best practice within the tertiary education sector.
Why should I attend?
To learn about:
•Novel University-Schools partnerships
•Discuss and learn about methods, policies and challenges of engaging staff and alumni in volunteering activity
•Discuss and find out about methods of measuring impact of staff/alumni volunteering, using economic and social indicators
•Find out how you could engage your own staff and alumni in supporting the strategic development of schools as volunteer Governors
Who is this webinar for?
(Please note that this webinar is not just for EAUC Members)
•HR professionals responsible for volunteering and staff development
•Widening participation staff
Anyone interested in a school governor role
, Director for Social Responsibility, The University of Manchester
, Senior Manager, SGOSS – Governors for Schools
, UG Recruitment & Widening Participation Officer, The University of Manchester
Videos from the webinar