eNews: Learning and Development

All the latest learning and development information, courses and events.

Foundations in Teaching course 

Register for the online, self-paced Foundations in Teaching (FiT) course from OD&PL, providing information and advice to those new to teaching – or new to teaching at Leeds. The course is available to staff, postgraduate students and researchers. 

Development session for mentors 

New events are available to book as part of a series of lunch and learn sessions to support mentor development. Hosted by OD&PL, they feature speakers from across the University, sharing their learning and experience of being a mentor. The online events are available to all mentors, and you don’t need to be part of the University-wide Mentoring scheme to sign up. 

Pedagogical Power of PebblePad workshops 
11-11.30am, tomorrow (22 February) 

Book your place at the next Pedagogical Power of PebblePad workshop. In this series of online sessions, colleagues from across the University share innovative and interesting ways they’ve used PebblePad. The next event will feature presentations from Dr Benjamin Chong and Jenny Brady. Recordings of previous workshops in this series are also available to watch. 

Student panel on academic personal tutoring 
2-3.30pm, tomorrow (22 February) 

Join an event to learn more about student perspectives of academic personal tutoring (APT). A panel of students from a range of schools and backgrounds will reflect on their experiences of APT. The session is open to all colleagues and is designed to facilitate authentic and honest conversations to support the development of our practice. 

Development drop-in sessions (Grades 2-5) 
10am to 12 noon, 27 February 

Attend the next OD&PL drop-in session for colleagues in Grade 2-5 roles. This session will take place in the Esther Simpson building. There’s no need to book and all colleagues are welcome, including those who support staff in these roles. 

Academic personal tutoring (APT) discussion group 
12 noon to 1pm, 27 February 

Sign up to join a focused APT discussion group for colleagues interested in the development of APT at Leeds. Discussion in this online session will be around the theme of staff training and development in the role of tutor. 

Exploring academic personal tutoring (APT) at Leeds 
10-11.15am, 8 March 

Sign up for an online workshop exploring APT. This session is designed for all APTs, providing an introduction for those new to the role and a refresher for experienced colleagues. 

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