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"Teaching is about a dynamic with your students where each lecture or tutorial becomes a one-off creation of facts, ideas and responses."
Professor Sue Hamilton, Institute of Archaeology
UCL has high ambitions for all its staff and offers a range of courses and training to help them excel in their profession. Staff are entitled and expected to undertake a minimum of three learning events per annum. For staff who have management responsibilities this should include at least one leadership or management development activity.
UK Professional Standards Framework (PSF)
This is an HEA-accredited qualification that any UCL teacher can undertake for free in order to gain formal recognition of their work.
Learning, teaching and assessment short courses
CALT's short courses in learning, teaching and assessment equip teaching staff with techniques to deliver their courses more effectively.
Continuing Professional Development (CPD) courses
The Organisational Staff Development (OSD) team is responsible for the administration of all training and personal development courses, for example, communication skills, finance and assertiveness training.
The Information Services Division (ISD) provides IT-related courses, qualifications and one-to-one sessions in IT, learning technologies and administrative systems to ensure that all staff have the skills and support necessary to use new technologies.
Training courses for medical teaching and research staff
DoME and its research department ACME run a number of courses for its staff through the Teaching & Professional Development Unit (TPDU). Courses include the teaching improvement project (TIPS), the one-to-one training of individual teachers, support on curriculum development and the support and training of students who act as peer tutors in the MBBS programme.
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