Teaching Matters

Teaching and learning resources

Links to useful resources on teaching and learning activity.

Teaching and learning Support and services for all staff involved in learning and teaching
Accessible and Inclusive learning Information and resources to help ensure your teaching is accessible for all
Assessment and feedback Information and guidance to help consider and develop their approaches to student assessment and feedback
Degrees and courses Helping students to make decisions about their studies
Digital and IT skills development

Courses and resources to develop digital and information literacy, desktop and IT productivity skills.

Employability Information and resources for the Employability Initiative at Edinburgh, including examples of innovative practice in employability
Funding opportunities in learning and teaching Opportunities to gain funding for curriculum innovations or research
Higher Education Academy The main website of the professional accreditation body, including toolkits, courses, events, and resources
IAD Learn Teach blog Inspiring and creative insight into learning and teaching from the Institute for Academic Development at the University of Edinburgh
Internationalisation Information on the University’s internationalisation strategy, and links to useful resources to support multicultural learning
Learning for sustainability Information and resources for engaging students and staff with social responsibility and sustainability in teaching and learning
Library academic support Help with organising bespoke information literacy training for on campus and online students.

Online video courses in digital, technology, creative and business skills that can be used for staff and student skills development and to complement curricular teaching.

Networks and fora Chat, share, and join with University and sector colleagues in a range of learning and teaching themed staff networks
Online distance learning

Information and resources for staff teaching online distance learning courses and programmes.

Peer support Help with starting Peer Support initiatives in your area (e.g. Academic Families, Helpdesks, House Systems, Mentoring, PALS)
Personal tutors Roles, responsibilities, support and training
Professional development

Opportunities for continuing professional development for staff involved with learning and teaching

Quality assurance and quality enhancement Information on how the University implements the Scottish Quality Enhancement Framework
QAA Website for the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA)​​: the independent body entrusted with monitoring, and advising on, standards and quality in UK higher education
Sharing practice Examples of innovative and excellent practice in learning and teaching
Study development and academic skiils Resources for you and your students on approaching academic work and general academic skills
Technology enhanced learning University tools and support services for helping you use technology to enhance your teaching in both online and face-to-face environments