"Teaching works best when the activity engages and inspires students."

Dominic Furniss, UCL Interaction Centre


Eureka moment in an Economics lesson

Teaching and learning methods

Academic staff need to support students to achieve their goals by developing approaches to teaching that influence, motivate and inspire students to learn.

Change one thing

Read ideas and case studies from around UCL, all based on changing just one thing to enhance your teaching (and your students' learning).

Object-based learning (OBL)

Find out how using objects from UCL Museums and Collections can enhance your lectures and seminars.

Peer-assisted learning (PAL)

This section contains information for lecturers on how PAL mentors can help enrich student learning.

Peer observation of teaching

Peer observation allows teachers to benefit from each other's knowledge and experiences, and promote excellence of teaching within departments.

Research-led learning

Undergraduate students can be exposed to research in a number of ways, from learning about the work of others to conducting their own studies. Discover the benefits to them and to you. 

Assessment and feedback

Assessment shapes student learning and regular feedback is top of the list in students' priorities for a good academic experience. Find out about:

Personal & Professional Development (PPD)

Teaching staff should help students to develop their Personal & Professional Development (PPD) alongside their academic studies in order to enhance their employability when they leave university.

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