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Teacher CPD and networks hub

We are currently in the process of redeveloping our package for teachers and careers advisors in schools and colleges.

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If you have attended CPD sessions or Teachers and Advisors Conferences in previous years and would like to attend our new events, or if you are new to working with Lancaster University and would be interested in professional development with us, please get in touch and we will keep you updated on our new programme of events and conferences. You can also follow us on Twitter

Lancaster Link

We are delighted to have recently launched our Lancaster Link progression partnership for key local feeder schools and colleges in the North West. The programme provides schools a range of benefits, for their staff and students alike, alongside a valuable opportunity to connect with other teachers and careers advisors, and with recruitment and admissions colleagues at Lancaster University and other key stakeholders, such as UCAS and Student Finance England.

We expect to look to further expand our Lancaster Link network during 2024.

Subject Training Sessions

Throughout the year, various academic departments offer training events for subject teachers. These events - a mix of virtual and in-person aim to showcase world-leading research relevant to the curriculum, share resources for use in the classroom and provide you with the opportunity to network with other teachers.

Additionally, teachers can access a number of CPD courses offered during the academic cycle as well as summer schools. To find out more visit our CPD Courses page below.

  • CPD courses

    We offer a range of CPD courses informed by our teaching and research specialisms. These are available in work-based, home-study or intensive teaching formats and accredited standalone courses may combine towards full postgraduate qualifications.

  • Free online courses

    In partnership with FutureLearn, we run a variety of free online courses (sometimes known as MOOCs). These are run at regular intervals - all you need is access to a computer, tablet or mobile phone to learn with us.

  • Postgraduate study

    Lancaster University is home to a dynamic postgraduate community. We offer taught Master's degrees across a wide range of subject areas, some of which include distance learning options.

  • Education studies

    The Department of Educational Research specialises in socially-relevant research into education and social justice, technology-enhanced learning and higher education. A number of postgraduate and PhD programmes are available.