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Cambridge Centre for Teaching and Learning

Supporting Cambridge education in 2020-21

During the summer, CCTL are collaborating with academic and professional services colleagues to develop guides to flexible and inclusive teaching for the upcoming academic year, building on our previous "Teaching Remotely" guidance.

The coming year poses some distinctive challenges, as we return to residential education which combines online and in-person teaching. CCTL's support is based on an understanding of education as a process which is both academic and social. You'll find guides, information and ways to stay involved on our Teaching in 2020-21 pages.

All CCTL programmes, workshops and events are expected to be held online during 2020-21. We'll largely be working from home during Michaelmas. As ever, if you have questions or would like to share ideas and practices, please get in touch.

You can also join the Cambridge conversation about remote teaching, and stay informed about upcoming events by subscribing to our newsletter.


About CCTL

Cambridge is renowned for the quality of our students' education and the creativity and commitment of our staff. The Cambridge Centre for Teaching and Learning works with staff to enrich educational practice; funds innovation and encourages the exchange of ideas and methods; and is a focus for enhancement initiatives within the Collegiate University, nationally and internationally.


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The Cambridge Teaching Forum is open to everyone who teaches or supports students’ learning across the University of Cambridge. It provides a stimulating environment for staff to learn about innovative approaches to higher education in Cambridge and to meet colleagues, share ideas and reflect on some of the hot topics in higher education.

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Teaching and Learning Innovation Fund

The Teaching and Learning Innovation Fund offers one-off grants to promote the educational enhancement activities of staff or students at the University of Cambridge, especially where a relatively small sum can support a creative, innovative or stategic project.

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Latest News

Workshop series on online/blended learning design open for booking now

1 September 2020

An online series of workshops focused on online / blended learning design will be running over the course of September, provided by Skilled Education, an external learning design agency. These workshops are free for Cambridge teaching staff to attend, though places are limited to fifty participants. You can find out more...

Updated guidance on teaching in 2020-21 released

7 August 2020

As the next academic year approaches, we have extended our introductory guides to teaching online. Easter Term 2020 required a rapid adaptation under very challenging circumstances. Our revised guides address affordances and challenges of Teaching in 2020-21, including larger-group teaching (lectures, seminars and classes...