Institute for Academic Development
Institute for Academic Development

Accreditation, programmes & events

About the University's CPD Framework for Learning and Teaching, Edinburgh Teaching Award, PgCert Academic Practice, Introduction to Academic Practice, and learning and teaching-themed short workshops.

CPD framework: learning and teaching

Information about the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Framework for Learning and Teaching at the University of Edinburgh.

Edinburgh Teaching Award (EdTA)

The Edinburgh Teaching Award (EdTA) is a recognised route you can follow to work toward the different categories of Fellowship awarded by the Higher Education Academy (HEA).

Introduction to Academic Practice (IntroAP)

About the Introduction to Academic Practice course, a Higher Education Academy accredited course aimed at University tutors and demonstrators.

Postgraduate Certificate Academic Practice (PgCAP)

The Postgraduate Certificate (PgCert) in Academic Practice aims to help you to develop and enhance your practice in your academic roles.

Workshops & events

We offer a range of short workshops on learning and teaching topics, and occasional larger conferences and forums.