Quality management

Academic staff development  

Ensuring that our staff are appropriately qualified and have access to development opportunities is key to delivering an excellent experience for our students.   The Academic Staff Development Team provides development opportunities and support for all staff whether they have recently started in higher education or have experience of teaching in a university.  The e-Learning Team helps staff to develop a range of skills relating to the use of new technologies.

If you are involved in any aspect of teaching or assessment, you should undertake development appropriate to your role.  This requirement also applies to students undertaking teaching including demonstrating in laboratories, for whom it is necessary to seek approval from your Faculty Board of Studies (a form is provided for this purpose).  For full details of the University's expectations of staff , see QA9.

For information on the requirements for passing probation and achieving promotion, see Career Progression in the Education and Research job family - principles and framework.