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"Teaching is about creating those moments where the world suddenly makes a little bit more sense."
Dr Ben Hanson, Department of Mechanical Engineering
- Personal and Professional Development: UCL website for tutors and students outlining the ways in which students can improve their key skills
- Portico: UCL Personal and Professional Development record system
- Skills Development Programme: Key skills development opportunities for research students
- Research student log: Mandatory for all graduate school students
- Key skills on Moodle
- MyPortfolio: UCL e-portfolio and CV builder
- Personal tutors’ handbook: Guide to helping students
Key skills such as communication, numeracy and literacy are vital to a good all-round student experience. They help students make the transition from school to university, cope with academic work, enjoy extracurricular activities and enhance their career prospects.
UCL provides a number of resources to develop these skills for taught and research students. A dedicated Personal and Professional Development website has been designed to help taught students and their personal tutors plan and record their skills development in a systematic way.
The Personal Tutors website also gives staff help on key skills development.
UCL introduced the HEAR system (Higher Education Achievement Record) to new undergraduates in the 2011-12 academic session in order to provide more detailed information about a student's learning and achievement beyond the traditional degree. Activities such as sports participation and leadership of clubs and volunteering will develop students’ key skills and be recorded on their HEAR.
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