PDR - Getting the Most From your Performance and Development Review

Aimed At: This workshop is aimed at new members of staff who would like to find out about the University’s PDR scheme.

Existing staff who just need a refresher of the scheme are advised to view the online PDR film on the Staff Development’s Webpage: http://www.ncl.ac.uk/staffdev/pdr/training/

Workshop Overview

The Performance and Development Review (PDR) scheme is a university-wide scheme. The key aims are to provide staff with the opportunity to evaluate their performance and discuss their development needs in relation to their personal, team and institutional objectives. This workshop will explain how the scheme operates and how to prepare for the review meeting.

NEW for 2011/2012: To make learning more flexible, there is an e-learning module available as an alternative to attending the workshop. Please contact Victoria Beesley(victoria.beesley@newcastle.ac.uk) or ext. 3424 if you would prefer to use the e-learning module.

Learning Objectives

At the end of the workshop participants will be able to:

  • Understand what is expected during a PDR
  • Be able to write SMART objectives
  • Prepare for a productive and honest PDR meeting
  • Source PDR documentation
Success Factors
  • Looking to the Future : Gathering information
  • Inspiring others : Communicating
  • Taking responsibility : Planning and organising
Outline Programme

The workshop programme is as follows:

  • What is PDR?
  • View PDR Film
  • Preparing for your PDR Meeting
  • Writing SMART objectives
  • PDR documentation
  • Questions and Answers
Booking Details

Julie Bullimore

1:30pm - 3:30pm

  • Monday 28th September 2015 13:30 - 15:30 (Fully Booked )

It is not possible to access the workshop booking form unless connected to the University's campus network, should you wish to book a place on this workshop please contact the Staff Development Unit on 0191 208 6119 direct.


2 hours


Jane Eggleston Extension 83451

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