Teaching and Learning

There are currently 6 courses available

Our Strategic Teaching and Learning Team, Associate Deans and Directors of Teaching and Learning our Schools, and many other staff across our University provide a range of development opportunities for colleagues involved with teaching and learning. 

The Researcher Development Framework (RDF) is a professional development framework for researchers in higher education. This theme supports the following domains on the RDF: Domain D - Engagement, Influence and Impact.

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The University's Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education (PgCertHE) is recommended if you are a new member of teaching staff and do not have a recognised teaching qualification for the HE sector. Successful completion of this course also provides you with FHEA. Before you apply for the PgCertHE, please email the course administrator to obtain information about the course and what to include in your application.  The course administrator's email address is sepdmasters@hud.ac.uk

Fellowship of Higher Education Academy

Advance HE's Fellowship scheme allows colleagues to demonstrate their commitment to professionalism in the sector. Through the scheme you can become a Principal Fellow, Senior Fellow, Fellow or Associate Fellow. Gaining Fellowship offers staff an opportunity to reflect upon their professional practice in respect to teaching and learning, and demonstrate that they meet the standards outlined in the UK Professional Standards Framework (UKPSF).


The Course Leader Programme

Good course leadership is important in ensuring that academic programmes across the University are well managed, organised and led. We all want to ensure our students are inspired to fulfil there potential and achieve their best in an inclusive, globally aware community, and excellent course leadership helps us do this.

The Course Leader Programme includes sessions and resources that have been put together to support you in your role course leader.

Learning Technologies

You can set up an induction to Brightspace and our other Learning Technologies with your Learning Technology Advisor

 Learning Bytes sessions are a series of informal one-hour lunchtime sessions for all staff. Each one will focus on a different pedagogical need and allow for discussion and sharing of best practice alongside short demonstrations (where appropriate). You can attend relevant monthly Learning Bytes sessions and all training materials for Learning Technologies are on the iPark site.


Quality Assurance Guidance

Registry’s Quality Assurance Guidance website covers guidance for Taught Validations; PGR Validation, Degree Apprenticeships and Collaborative Provision Validations. These sections include detailed guidance on paperwork and documentary requirements, overviews of the processes as well as information on external sources available for guidance. In addition, there are dedicated Brightspace sites for collaborative provision, external examiners and for partner institutions. These Brightspace sites are aimed at professional services staff, external examiners and the professional services staff who support them. For access to the Brightspace resources, please contact Manwah Baxter in Registry

Learning, Information and Resources

Below you can find a range of learning opportunities, useful information and resources to help you in your role.



Teaching and Learning Innovation iPark


Moving your Module Online (MYMO)

Moving your Module Online (MYMO), covers ideas and approaches for online delivery of teaching and learning, training materials for the various tools and technologies and things to consider when only interacting with students online. 



Brightspace D2L



The UK digital, data and technology agency focused on tertiary education, research and innovation. Now incorporating the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA).


T&L Conference

An annual event giving colleagues the chance to network



A sector-owned charity focussed on enhancing teaching and learning, effective governance, leadership development and tackling inequalities.

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