Teaching & Learning Portal


Teaching and learning at UCL


Welcome to the UCL Teaching and Learning Portal

Showcasing the best of teaching and learning at UCL

The expertise and talents of more than 6,000 academic and research staff working at the highest levels in their fields have enabled UCL to flourish as a world-class university, with 29 Nobel prize-winners and countless inventions that have changed the world.

This portal provides UCL staff with the latest guidance, resources and case studies showcasing work going on around the university to enable all academic staff to inspire and motivate students through their teaching.

Staff can access support and advice on course development and teaching from colleagues across UCL.

Latest Guides & Case Studies

Using museum collections to improve the student experience

Dr Alice Stevenson (Curator, UCL Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology) explains how two undergraduate internships at one of the university’s museums have helped staff to explore how learners of any discipline might engage with object-based research and learning.

Published: Jun 15, 2016 4:11:21 PM

The benefits of lending iPads to students in the UCL School of Pharmacy

The UCL School of Pharmacy’s iPad lending scheme has allowed staff to ask students more challenging questions and has helped students make the most of classes, labs and workshops. A recent Internal Quality Review (IQR) report highlighted the scheme as an example of ‘good practice’.

Published: May 17, 2016 3:08:50 PM

Trialling the My Feedback report at UCL

At this year’s Teaching and Learning Conference, Jessica Gramp (UCL Digital Education) told delegates about a trial of a new Moodle plugin, being developed by ISD, which allows students, their tutors and their personal tutors to view feedback and grades more quickly and in one place.

Published: May 17, 2016 2:38:50 PM

Q & A with...

Dr Par Engstrom

Chair of Teaching and Programme Director for the MSc in International Relations of the Americas

(UCL Institute of the Americas)

Five things you need to know about UCL and qualification reform

UCL held a policy forum in April with its three London partner schools, including UCL Academy, to discuss the government’s reforms to GCSEs and A levels.

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