Overview

To supplement School-based support, we provide generic courses designed for all tutors and demonstrators across the University.

Check first whether your School provides its own courses. These will be tailored to your roles and responsibilities, and therefore take priority.

About the IAD courses for tutors and demonstrators

  • These are half-day workshops mostly on Wednesday afternoons designed for and open to current tutors and demonstrators teaching at the University of Edinburgh or those about to take up a teaching role.
  • There are no course fees.
  • All our courses will be most valuable to you if you have already started in your specific teaching role. They take place all year round.
  • Some of our courses are only suitable for more experienced tutors and demonstrators.

Course overview

A summary brochure with the dates and times of all IAD courses for tutors and demonstrators that take place during 2014-2015 is available to download below:

Course details

Orientation courses

Generic guidance for tutors and demonstrators at all levels of experience, who are currently teaching at Edinburgh.

Orientation courses

Courses for experienced tutors and demonstrators

Courses designed only for experienced tutors and demonstrators, who want to develop their teaching further.

Enhanced development courses

Courses for online tutors

Courses designed for tutors who teach on online courses.

Courses for online tutors


Contextual issues

Contextual issues

Information about University policy on tutoring and demonstrating, including allocation processes and pay arrangements.

Contextual issues


Support provided by Schools

Support provided by Schools

Links to School-specific induction and information for tutors and demonstrators.

Support provided by Schools


Information for staff working with tutors and demonstrators

Information for staff working with tutors

Course scope, participation requirements, monitoring, and support for arranging local induction.

Information for staff working with tutors


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