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Self-directed learning


How do you meet your day-to-day challenges more effectively and confidently, driving your personal and professional development and discovering how to be the best version of yourself, not just at work, but at home too?

Our new Discover Learning toolkit is packed full of content (over 2,700 at our last count) - videos, audio, animations, bite-sized top tips, self-assessment forms, how to guides, and more. 

It’s a fully responsive site, so you can access its content anytime, anywhere. So, if you're looking to power up your presentation skills while on a walk, discover better ways for a work-life balance from your desk, or boost your emotional intelligence while sat in a tree, you can. Whatever way you prefer to digest information, we'll have the content for you.

To guide you through the system you can watch THIS video​ which explains how to get the best from the toolkit. 

Supporting documents:


Manager Guide​

​Expand Your Skills and Knowledge

Edinburgh Napier University is working in partnership with The Skills Network, a training provider that provides access to interactive and engaging learning content, via distance learning.

The Skills Network offers free access to accredited course for all Napier staff. You can view and apply for courses HERE​.


If you are looking to undertake any learning have a discussion with your line manager prior to applying for a course. Some courses are quite time intensive so please ensure you have the time to commit to the learning. 

If you have further questions please email us at staffdevelopment@napier.ac.uk