Institute for Academic Development
Institute for Academic Development

University of Edinburgh Learning & Teaching Conference

The annual University of Edinburgh Learning and Teaching Conference brings together staff and students to celebrate and share good practice and innovation in learning and teaching.


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​​​Registration now closed

Registration for the Learning and Teaching Conference 2021 is now closed, and the Conference took place over 15th - 17th June 2021. You can still view the programme below:

View conference programme

The majority of our conference sessions were recorded. Some of the recordings are now available to view. We have prioritised uploading and subtitling the opening speeches, the keynote presentations, the panel discussions from Day 1 and the panel discussion focused on the Curriculum Transformation Programme from Day 3.

View the video resources on the Conference site

We plan to make available all the other conference presentation recordings over the coming weeks. Please check the conference resources site in future for updates.

Curriculum as a site for transformation

The University of Edinburgh Learning and Teaching Conference 2021 was hosted online and ran over 3 days (15th - 17th June 2021 ) with the first day being open to colleagues outside the University to attend.

Presentations focused on 'curriculum as a site for transformation', and the following sub-themes:

  1. Building community 
  2. Innovation in science teaching 
  3. Equality, diversity, inclusion and social justice 
  4. Experiential, place-based and problem-based learning  
  5. Assessment and feedback for the future 
  6. New lessons in digital teaching – insights from hybrid and online learning  
  7. Student engagement and involvement 
  8. Interdisciplinary learning and teaching: local and global challenges 

Keynote speakers

We were delighted to have the following keynote speakers:


Previous Conference Information and Resources

Learning and Teaching Conference Equality Impact Assessment


Any questions?

If you have any questions about the conference please contact us at:

University of Edinburgh Learning & Teaching Conference

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