Welcome to the September issue of Teaching Matters!


Teaching Matters is the University of Edinburgh’s website for debate about learning and teaching, for sharing ideas and approaches to teaching, and for showcasing our successes, including academic colleagues who are leading the way in delivering brilliant teaching.

Every month we take a theme and explore it through a video highlighting one of our outstanding teachers, and a number of blog contributions over the month. We also add news items as they come in and run an events listing page.

The theme for this month is research-led learning, including posts on:

We hope that you enjoy this edition of Teaching Matters and encourage you to get involved. Future Teaching Matters themes will include:

  • Teaching at scale – October 2016
  • Accreditation for teaching – November 2016
  • Equality, diversity, and inclusion – December 2016
  • Employability – January 2017

If you have an idea or story related to these themes and you’d like to contribute a blog, video, or other media let us know.

Let us have your news, let us know when you are organising events on learning and teaching we can publicise, sign up to receive notifications when new blogs are published, and send in your own blogs and comments on any aspect of teaching and learning.

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