Academic Development

Academic Development - Centre for Higher Education Research & Practice.

The following are priority areas to support and facilitate academic and professional development in partnership with faculties across the institution.

Guidance on Initial Professional Learning Requirements


In this section

Remote study and work

In preparation for remote study and work, CHERP have produced guidance and collated useful resources to support staff and students.

MEd - Higher Education Practice

Higher Education Practice

ToolKits & Resources

Learning Activity Design New Learning Spaces SuppoTaL Assessment & Feedback Principles Student Experience Principles

Post-graduate Certificate in Higher Education Practice (PgCHEP)

Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education Practice

ENHANCE Professional Development Scheme

The aim of ENHANCE@Ulster is to develop and recognise educators at Ulster

Induction Course for Recognised University Teachers*

Fully online course on learning, teaching and assessment at Ulster University

INSPIRE: Active Learning Champions' Professional Development Scheme (leading to CMALT)

CHERP are pleased to announce the 18 Active Learning Champions for June 2019 - June 2021.

First Steps to Supporting  Learning and Teaching in Higher Education Award (FST)

The FST course aims to support staff to prepare and deliver effective learning, assessment and feedback.

Orientation to Learning and Teaching at Ulster University

This interactive session is designed to highlight and signpost you to key information regarding L&T priorities, policy and practice at Ulster.

Course Directors

An introduction to the role of course director.

Association for Learning Technology

Ulster now has organisational membership of the Association for Learning Technology (ALT) for all of our staff.