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"Teaching is a key reason for being an academic - encounters with inquiring, intelligent students keep you fresh."
Dr Andrea Sella, Department of Chemistry
UCL has high ambitions for all its staff and offers a range of courses to help them excel in their professions. Staff are 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.
UCL Arena: UK Professional Standards Framework (PSF)
UCL staff who teach or support learning can take part in a range of activities to support their professional development. They can work towards an HEA-accredited qualification 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 Development (OD) team is responsible for the administration of all 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.
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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