Academic development programme

These workshops, delivered by experts within and beyond LSE, are designed both to help build excellence in teaching and increase the impact of your research. The links will take you direct to booking pages.

Events for 2013/14 have finished while the School takes its summer break - check back soon for details of 2014/15 events and workshops. Academics and teachers new to the School may be interested in the New Academic Induction Programme. See below for details.

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To complement these workshops, LSE's Teaching and Learning Centre offers a range of other opportunities.

Induction, training and accreditation programmes

The New Academic Induction Programme, run just before the start of the academic year for all those new to teaching and/or LSE: see our New academics| page. For 2014/15 this will run Tuesday 9 - Friday 12 September.

Graduate teaching assistants induction, for all new graduate teaching assistants and any guest and emeritus teachers who wish to attend: see our Graduate teaching assistants| page.

Heads of department induction for incoming heads of academic departments and directors of institutes/centres, and an ongoing development programme for those already established in post: see our Academic managers| page.

The Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education (PGCertHE), open to all postgraduate students with teaching responsibilities, as well as new and experienced staff who are interested in developing their teaching and who wish to become Fellows of the Higher Education Academy: see our Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education| page.

Higher Education Academy accreditation is possible at associate, full, senior and principal fellow levels. The Teaching and Learning Centre's Educational Development team - available via| - can support the preparation of an application and more information can be found at the HEA's Professional Recognition| page.


Several funding programmes administered by the Teaching and Learning Centre support innovation and development activity in teaching, learning and research: see our Funding| pages.

Tailored advice and support

Educational developers in LSE's Teaching and Learning Centre can work with departments in either group or one to one settings to talk about any aspect of teaching or learning. See our Educational developers at LSE| page for more information and contact details.

Dr Sarabajaya Kumar is the Academic and Professional Development Adviser to PhD students and research staff and offers coaching and leadership development on a one to one and group basis: contact her at|