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 EdTA is the University of Edinburgh’s route to the four fellowship categories of the Higher Education Academy, accredited by Advance HE; Associate Fellow, Fellow, Senior Fellow and Principal Fellow.

Introduction to Academic Practice (IntroAP)

About the Introduction to Academic Practice course, an Advance HE (formerly Higher Education Academy) accredited course aimed at University of Edinburgh 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. Includes information on the University's Learning & Teaching Conference.

AdvanceHE - membership benefits for UoE staff

The University is a member of Advance HE. Find out about the membership benefits available to University of Edinburgh staff, including webinars, publications, and an online platform to connect with others.

Advance HE - Teaching Excellence Awards (NTFS and CATE)

About the Advance HE National Teaching Fellowship Scheme (NTFS) and Collaborative Award for Teaching Excellence (CATE), and the University of Edinburgh nomination process.

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