Workshops and Events

Workshops and Events

Current Workshops

To view a list of the current workshops that The Centre for Academic Development has to offer then please visit the course booking system by clicking here. You can refine the list of courses by selecting ‘Teaching’ or ‘eLearning/MyAberdeen’ from the dropdown list at the top of the page. Please use your University log in details to access the course booking site.

We also offer one-to-one advice and School/department-specific training sessions.  Please contact us ( to discuss your requirements.  Most of our workshops take place on the Old Aberdeen campus, but we are happy to arrange and deliver training at Foresterhill.

CAD Courses terms and conditions

Further Development

Use the tab function below to help you decide what development opportunities are available to you. 

How much teaching experience do you have?


New to Teaching

Learning and Teaching in Higher Education Course

The two-day Learning and Teaching in Higher Education course, is compulsory for new probationary lecturing staff and is recommended for new Teaching Fellows at the University of Aberdeen.

Some Experience

Principles of Learning in Teaching in Higher Education Programme

For Postgraduate Research Students, Early Career Researchers, new Lecturers, Teaching Fellows and a range of staff who support others to learn. Successful participants with enough teaching experience should be able to achieve Associate Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy.


Over Two Years Experience

Postgraduate Certificate programmes

The University of Aberdeen offers a Postgraduate Certificate programme in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education.

This programme is for any member of academic or academic-related staff who is actively engaged in a range of teaching and/or learning support situations in higher education, and have been so for a minimum of two years.

Looking for Professional Recognition?

Continuing Professional Development Framework for Learning & Teaching

Open to all staff with teaching and/or learning support experience, the Continuing Professional Development Framework for Learning & Teaching (CPDFLT) offers three flexible routes to professional recognition by the Higher Education Academy (HEA). More information