Overview of events offered

AQD run a variety of scheduled workshops covering learning and teaching topics. Workshops can also be run for a department, tailored to specific requirements. Please see the professional development programme website for details of bookable workshops or contact AQD to discuss your requirements.

Regular workshops include:

  • PGCert workshops
    Covering topics such as assessment and feedback, curriculum design, practitioner action research. These workshops are run to complement the online learning aspect of the PGCert in L&T in HE and are open to all members of staff.
  • Learning technologies
    Covering a range of learning technologies, including the essentials of PebblePad and BlackBoard.
  • CPD route – UKPSF workshop
    These workshops provide assistance for compiling a professional portfolio within PebblePad, to demonstrate the UK Professional Standards and gain recognition for your work with the HE Academy (Fellow – Descriptor 2 / Senior Fellow – Descriptor 3). These Workshops include a PebblePad refresher session.
  • UKPSF writing retreats
    A chance to devote time to writing your UKPSF professional portfolio with help on hand to discuss your progress.
  • Planning for validation
    These events are designed for programme teams/leaders to come together with staff from AQD, SaMIS, LiSS, ER and other related Faculty/Service colleagues to thoroughly unpick any issues they wish to discuss in developing their programme for validation in this year’s cycle. Please note that attendance at this event is mandatory for proposers who have a validation scheduled.