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.

J-Learning Communities

Fellowship of the HEA and the PgCert HE

The HEA (AdvanceHE) National Teaching Fellowship Scheme (FHEA) provides external validation of the quality of teaching and all academic colleagues are expected to hold FHEA status. 

The University's Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education (PgCertHE) is recommended for all new teaching staff who do not have a recognised teaching qualification for the HE sector. Successful completion of this course also provides you with Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA). To find out more, please email: 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.


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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