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Cambridge Centre for Teaching and Learning


The Cambridge Centre for Teaching and Learning run regular events in order to facilitate the sharing of best practice and recognise those who have made an outstanding contribution to teaching within the University. If you are putting on an event or have any ideas of an event that you would like to see happening, please email us to let us know.

Directors of Teaching event

The Directors of Teaching event is a yearly event held just before the start of the Michaelmas Term, and is open only to members of staff who have been appointed as the Director of Teaching for their subject area.  

Networking Groups

The Centre runs regular, informal Networking Groups, which are themed around common issues in teaching and learning.  

Teaching Forum

The Teaching Forum is a yearly event held in the Easter vacation, which aims to bring together staff across the University to discuss all aspects of education.

Latest news

Teaching that Changes Lives: Cambridge academics receive Butler Trust Award

14 March 2017

Two Cambridge academics, Dr Ruth Armstrong and Dr Amy Ludlow, have received a prestigious Butler Trust Award for their innovative ‘Learning Together’ project in which prisoners at HMP Grendon and students at the University of Cambridge study together within the prison. The Butler Trust Awards, established in 1985...

Applications are now open for the Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (2017-18).

8 March 2017

The course is for staff who teach and support learning of Cambridge University students. Taking an enquiry-based approach to exploring challenges in teaching and learning in Cambridge and beyond, the Postgraduate Certificate provides an opportunity to extend your understanding of how students learn extend your repertoire...

CUSU Student Led Teaching Awards 2017

7 February 2017

Nominations are open for the Student Led Teaching Awards (SLTAs), which aim to recognise the exceptional contribution of teaching and non-teaching staff to education at Cambridge. The awards are entirely student-led and are organised by Cambridge University Students’ Union (CUSU). Students are encouraged to nominate an...