Institute for Academic Development
Institute for Academic Development


To complement School-based support, we provide workshops on teaching for tutors and demonstrators across the University.

Update Sep 2023

The Institute for Academic Development continues to offer a mix of online and on-campus activities to staff and students.

During AY23/24, we will be running an increased number of on-campus options compared to the last couple of years. Do therefore check workshop and event information carefully when booking, to be sure of the mode of delivery.


Orientation courses

Orientation courses provide general guidance for University of Edinburgh tutors and demonstrators at all levels of experience.

Enhanced development courses

IAD courses for more experienced tutors and demonstrators.

Courses for online tutors

Courses designed for tutors who teach on online courses.

Workshop dates at a glance

A summary of the workshop dates for University of Edinburgh tutors and demonstrators.

Find out what to expect when attending an IAD Workshop here