188.8.131.52 - The repository shall have in place an active professional development program that provides staff with skills and expertise development opportunities.
SP supports the development of its staff, both in the areas of skill acquisition and professional involvement. To address these ongoing needs, SP has a recurring line item in its budget for professional development. In addition, all staff members who are in the UTFA collective bargaining unit receive annual professional development funding granted by the University of Toronto.
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Loss of funding, whether through cuts or freezes, can make it difficult for SP to maintain staff development programs. SP has assessed the risk of loss of funding and implemented risk-minimization strategies. Please see the Risk Analysis and Management Strategies document for more information.