Information for staff

The Learning Development team support students with academic writing, maths and stats, English language and managing effective study.

We teach students at all levels through bespoke workshops, joint teaching sessions with academic staff, one-to-one tutorials, drop-ins, interactive online materials and a range of mentoring schemes. We work within the Faculties and in the Supported Learning Area on B floor of the Library.

For information about our online workshops, one-to-ones and other activities go to the Learning Development website or contact one of the team.

Code of practice for working collaboratively on bespoke teaching sessions

  1. Joint responsibility. We are available to co-teach bespoke module-specific academic skills sessions, through a process of joint planning, delivery and review.
  2. Timeliness. We need plenty of notice for teaching a bespoke session, especially when this is new or delivered online. For sessions delivered in the Michaelmas Term, we require advance notice in July.
  3. Access to relevant information. We require access to relevant Moodle sites and selected samples of student assignments as part of planning a bespoke session.
  4. Review and evaluation. We need access to student and staff feedback in order to continuously review and evaluate our offer and ensure that it meets the evolving student needs.
  5. Sustainability. We work hard to balance new demand with existing commitments. This works through subject staff sometimes taking on individual responsibility for a session that has previously been taught collaboratively.

Nel Boswood: Learning Development Manager