40.2 General Considerations

40.2.1 Rationale

The work environment has become increasingly complex and requires continuous improvement in knowledge, competencies, and skills. At the same time, external factors, such as changes in laws and regulations, have an impact on OIST Graduate University policies and how work is done. These changes in job complexity or external environment require that all those employed at the University have access to training and a chance to improvement their abilities and gain a shared understanding of change affecting the University.


40.2.2 Non-discrimination

It is the policy of the University that no employee shall be denied opportunities to participate in training and development activities on the basis of gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, mental or physical disability, medical condition, race, ethnicity, ancestry, culture, national origin, religion, or marital status.


40.2.3 Statutory Requirements

There are areas where the University has a legal responsibility to conduct training for all or related employees, such as research safety and document and record management. The University will fully comply with the related laws and regulations and ensure that appropriate training is provided.

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