February 2017


Our range of new Case Studies continues to expand, with our third document focusing on the European Institute's successful poster exhibitions for students. We would appreciate any feedback, or ideas for future case studies! We hope to publish more here soon.

December 2016

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Our Academic Development Programme for Lent Term is now available to book, via either our webpage or the LSE Training and Development System directly. Highlights coming up in January and February include Teaching controversial subjects, Designing and delivering on intensive courses, and Building dynamic learning communities at LSE. Do join us for them in the New Year! 

You also can check out our most recently published teaching Resource, on 'Using class participation to develop student engagement'.

Finally, following the success of our Teaching Cafe on 24 November, we are now taking bookings for our next one, on 2 February 2017! Book a place using the link, or drop us an email on for more information.

November 2016

The Academic Development Programme for 2016/17 continues into November and December!  Highlights coming up include sessions on lessons in innovation from our colleagues in LSE100, and sessions on effective group work. Find out more and book places using the link above.

We're launching recruitment in the LSE undergraduate community for LSE GROUPS/Imperial Horizons 2017, the latest incarnation of our long-running student research project, hosted in conjunction with Imperial College London. Find more details on our main GROUPS page here, and let your students know! Closing date for applications is Friday 2 December 2016.

On that subject, some of our GROUPS alumni recently won the prestigious Booth Prize at the LSE Research Festival, for presentation of their work in GROUPS 2016. Congratulations to them!

Finally, the LSE Education Blog has just had a feature post on the launch of our new Resources for academics! Already available are documents on PhD supervision: roles and responsibilities and Guidance on blogging. We'll be adding to those soon - visit our Resources page here.

October 2016

Our Academic Development Programme for 2016/17 has begun! Dr Esther Saxey welcomed academics new to teaching in the UK to a workshop on 28 September, and Dr Colleen McKenna held a session on 'Writing in the classroom' on 5 October.

During October, we'll be holding sessions on 'Supervising MSc dissertations', 'Research methods', 'Developing your teaching skills through film' and several other topics. Click these links to sign up, or check out the entire Michaelmas Term events programme.

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In other news, we've been welcoming the new intake of Graduate Teaching Assistants to the School! Dr Claire Gordon gave a welcome talk on 28 September (above), and the new GTAs have been attending intensive practice teaching sessions since then. If you're a GTA at LSE, and require some more information about the Induction programme (which continues into November), please do get in touch with us at

Also, our first dedicated monthly TLC Newsletter went out to subscribers at the start of October, with details of the above, as well as introductions to our departmental advisers, information on the funding we provide for teaching innovation, and more!  If you wish to be added to our subscriber list, please contact us on

September 2016 

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Our New Academic Induction Programme (NAIP) programme for 2016/17 has recently concluded! We had an intense, illuminating and widely-ranging week, and we were happy to meet so many new colleagues and cover so many aspects of education at LSE. For more details and pictures of NAIP 2016, click the link.

If you've just arrived at LSE to teach, why not check out our Academic Development Programme (events start from 28 September), follow us on Twitter, or join our Facebook Virtual Teaching Staffroom group!


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