Education Development Service (EDS)

EDS works with academic schools, staff, students, professional services and BCUSU, bringing together innovators and their good practice to address priorities in the University's Strategic Plan 2020.

For students

Centre for Academic Success - students

CAS is here for all students, and can advise you on a range of academic, technical and numerical topics. With one to one tutorials, regular workshops, and our collection of online resources we can aid you in developing these skills.

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Graduate+

Graduate+ is an awards programme which records a range of activities and events in addition to your degree. These will be recorded within your own individual award on the Graduate+ website as you work towards Bronze, Silver and Gold level.

For staff

PGCert Learning and Teaching in HE

The PGCert is designed for staff who have a responsibility for enhancing the quality of learning, teaching and assessment. Find out the course commitments or register your interest.

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HEA fellowships (PSF scheme)

The University's Professional Standards Framework can help you to achieve Fellowship of the HEA. Book an introductory workshop, or see how to submit an application.

Individual professional development

Staff can access a range of individual professional development opportunities, including the MA Education (Learning & Teaching in HE), and a variety of accredited SEDA courses.

Technology Enhanced Learning and Teaching

TELT supports and advises academic staff across the University with learning technology, including Moodle and Mahara. Support is provided via email, telephone, in-person and workshops.

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CAS works with staff from across the University to explore and address students' needs in academic and assessment literacy skills. Access our resources, or find out who to contact to help embed these.

Academic programme support

Academic Programme Support can advise on a range of programme, course and module enquiries. Find out about our support for course leaders, course team consultancy and LEGs.

Learning and Teaching Futures conference

Each year our learning and teaching conference brings students and staff together to showcase the work done at the University.

Student and staff partnership projects

Our projects provide opportunities for students and staff to design interventions that improve the student experience. See more on SAP and StAMP and the Learning Labs that accompany them.

Education Development Service library

Our EDS library contains a variety of resources. These include guidance documents, case studies, journal articles and other publications.

Get in touch

We have a strong ethos for partnership working and welcome collaboration from across the institution. Please get in touch for a conversation about enhancing the staff and student learning experience.

EDS Contacts

Luke Millard

Director of the Education Development Service

Graham Lowe

Head of Academic Practice

Maggie Gibson

Head of Learner Development

Lesley Taylor

Head of Graduate+

Marisa Parker

Finance and Administration Manager

See our full staff listing