About University Teaching: Core Skills
University Teaching: Core Skills is a flexible and comprehensive resource to ensure all members of teaching and learning support staff have access to consistent training. With high-quality content and sophisticated pedagogy, this resource addresses current scholarship, best practices, quality standards, and professional values, whilst incorporating topics such as working with students as partners, student wellbeing, and designing employability into teaching.
Providing a cost-effective and efficient way to scale up teaching support, University Teaching: Core Skills will help institutions to demonstrate their commitment to enhancing teaching quality.
Advance HE acted as a consultant in the development of University Teaching: Core Skills, conducting thorough reviews, providing expert guidance to ensure best practices, and approving the resources as accurately aligned with Descriptor 1 of the Professional Standards Framework (PSF).
This programme is for:
New, early career or less experienced higher education staff with teaching or learning support responsibilities.
- Full- and part-time academic and non-academic staff
- Visiting faculty, including experts from industry
- Graduate teaching assistants and PhD students
- Lab demonstrators
- Seminar leaders
- Administrative and learning support staff
The modules may also benefit teaching staff with slightly more experience, by helping to consolidate and refresh knowledge and skills.