Appraisal and Development Conversations (ADC) Update

April 22nd, 2021

Further to the ADC timetable for 2020/2021 being published in Campus News, e-learning Appraiser and Appraisee training is now available via the Professional Development Central Short Courses web pages.

To support the planning for the annual ADCs,   key activities that should take place between now and August 2021 are:

By April

  • Balanced Frameworks to be completed and communicated to staff to support them in their ADCs.
  • Appraisers should be allocated (where applicable).

Prior to ADC Meeting

  • Planning for conversations takes place including review of circulated Balanced Frameworks
  • Appraisee completes ADC paperwork to share with appraisers pre-meeting.

Between April-July

  • ADC meetings take place

By August

  • Faculties/Departments confirm ADCs have taken place to HR


  • Any collated learning/training/development trends should be forwarded to Professional Development to support with learning/training/development planning.

Links to ADC Resources:

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April 27th, 2021 at 2:17 pm


ADC Guidelines link is broken

April 27th, 2021 at 3:46 pm

Cyrus M

Hi Mike – thanks for letting us know. We’ve updated the article with a working link now. Thanks.

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