Online training and resources

The Organisational Learning team provides a number of online training and resources to aid you in your personal and professional development:

Firstly, check out our Astute learning Platform. You'll find a wealth of eLearning courses and microlearning modules on a range of personal and professional development topics. The following are just a snapshot of what we have on the platform. 

  • Developing a growth mindset
  • The secrets of skilled delegation
  • From team member to manager: A Guide for New Managers
  • 5 Leadership styles to boost performance
  • Fostering Psychological Safety in the Workplace

Check out this page to find out more, or log into the platform to access the courses. You will find them on your home page under self-enrol courses. 

Details of other online resouces can be found below:

Equality and diversity online module

To help our knowledge, understanding and skills in this important area, the School has developed its own Equality and diversity online module.

All new starters should complete this module within 3 months of starting at LSE.

What the module covers

  • the main principles of equality and diversity and legislation;

  • how equality and diversity impacts on us all

  • outlines the key resources and policies

The course should take about 30 minutes and you are able to leave the module and then return to the same point, so it is not necessary to complete it all at one time.

There is an assessment at the end of the module which allows users to assess their knowledge.

Getting started

Once you've accessed the module, click on the link under the New users section of the sign-in screen to show the Self-registration panel.

Complete all the fields, remember to give your LSE email address as your username and select the Register button.  

You will then receive an email confirmation message with a new password that you can use to sign in. The first time you sign in you may be asked to enter a new password. If so, remember that your password needs to be at least six characters long and should ideally include both letters and numbers.

Confidentiality of results

The results of your indivdual course will be anonymous. A record will be held of your results when you complete the module. This will include when the module was started and completed, along with scores of the module assessment.

In accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998, we will only use them for statistical reports which monitor uptake and completion of the module. This information will be made available to Heads of Department, Centre Directors and Divisional Service Leaders.

Ethics at LSE

This online module has been designed for the whole School community with the aim of increasing understanding of the Ethics Code, the range of policies that support the ethics principles, how they can be applied, and the importance of creating a culture in which individuals can and do raise any concerns that they may have.  The module takes a maximum of just 20 minutes to complete and can be accessed on mobile devices. You can access the module at:

If you have any further queries, feel free to contact a member of the Organisational Learning team at

LSE Sustainability

LSE is strongly committed to sustainability, as such, it is a key principle of both our LSE 2030 Strategy and the Ethics Code.  This online module has been designed for the whole School community with the aim of increasing understanding of Sustainability at the LSE, from how we are reducing our environmental impacts to how research and education are contributing to the wider sustainability agenda and the many ways you can personally take action. With useful links to carbon footprint calculators and interactive tools you can delve into the world of sustainability at LSE or fast click your way through the course. You can access the module at:

If you have any queries, feel free to contact a member of the Sustainability team on

Student mental health and wellbeing (online staff training)

A new online interactive training session will help you to identify when a student might need support, know how best to listen and respond to a student, as well as how to arrange support and get urgent help in a serious situation.

Please click here for more details and how to access the training session.

Mind - Mental Health Awareness Module

The School has introduced an online Mental Health Awareness at Work module (offered by the national charity Mind) to support staff returning to campus. The module includes areas such as tips for self-care and building resilience, alongside understanding mental health problems and raising awareness of wellbeing in the workplace.

Please click here to access the module, which should take about 50 minutes to complete. 

For further details about who we are, visit the HR people page.