At Reading we are dedicated to staying at the forefront of teaching and learning developments. We want to inspire innovative and creative approaches to teaching and learning by working in partnership with staff and with the student community.
Find out about our accredited framework for professional development and recognition, our T&L events for staff involved in teaching and supporting learning, T&L funding opportunities and awards as well as information, guidance and resources on the Curriculum Framework.
Find out more about how we are constantly developing how we use technology to enhance T&L, along with practical support with some of the technologies we use like Blackboard and Turnitin
University Teaching & Learning Enhancement Projects: Mini Award Winners 2019
Wednesday, 8 May 2019
We are delighted to announce the winners of this year’s University Teaching and Learning Enhancement Projects Mini Awards Scheme. The Mini Projects scheme offers funding of up to £2,500 to encourage and enable staff involved in teaching and learning to experiment and develop practice, based on the belief that small projects can be significant catalysts for enhancement and improvement.
University Collaborative Awards for Teaching & Learning winner, 2018/19
Monday, 1 April 2019
We are delighted to announce the winner of this year's University Collaborative Awards for Outstanding Contributions to Teaching & Learning. This annual award scheme recognises and rewards groups of staff who have made exceptional, significant and ongoing contributions to the student learning experience.
PLanT Projects Scheme award winners, 2018/19
Thursday, 10 January 2019
We are delighted to announce the winners of this year’s Partnerships in Learning and Teaching (PLanT) Projects scheme. This scheme aims to support small-scale collaborative projects between students and staff working as partners to identify problems, find solutions, and enhance teaching and learning at the University.
New University Teaching Fellows announced
Tuesday, 25 June 2018
We are delighted to announce the winners of the University Teaching Fellowship scheme for 2018/19. The Fellowship is a prestigious and competitive award for staff who demonstrate individual excellence and dedication to the development of teaching and learning within the University and beyond. It also aims to support staff in developing skills in this area even further.
RUSU Partnership in Teaching & Learning Showcase
Tuesday, 31 May 2018
The RUSU Partnership in Teaching & Learning Showcase was held on Tuesday 24 April, in the Meadow Suite on Whiteknights Campus, to celebrate the winners of the RUSU Excellence Awards.Find out more.
Policy on Inclusive Practice in Teaching and Learning: an update
Wednesday, 30 May 2018
The Policy on Inclusive Practice in Teaching and Learning was launched in January 2018 to provide greater clarity and emphasis to our commitment to an inclusive approach to teaching and learning, as set out in the Curriculum Framework and Teaching & Learning Strategy.
New student welfare projects funded through strike monies
Tuesday, 22 May 2018
The University Executive Board has identified two further student welfare projects to fund following last term’s strike action:
1. Refurbishment of the study space areas in the Palmer and Edith Morley Buildings
2. Contribution ot the RUSU accessible minibus
The University of Reading has a long and rich heritage of delivering a distinctive learning environment for students. We are a global, research-intensive university with teaching, learning and the student experience at our heart.
Our Teaching and Learning Strategy 2018-21 sets out our two key strategic priorities:
1. Delivering academic excellence
2. Offering students an outstanding learning experience
These overarching priorities will provide our manifesto over the coming years and will drive our resourcing decisions and our direction.
Teaching excellence at the University of Reading
The University of Reading is committed to pursuing academic excellence while offering an outstanding experience for all our students.
Reading has been awarded Silver in the UK Government's 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). The award is for delivering high quality teaching and learning coupled with excellent outcomes for our students, and for consistently exceeding the rigorous national quality requirements for UK higher education. The TEF Panel was particularly complimentary of our work to support students to achieve excellent outcomes.
“Very high proportions continue with their studies and progress to employment or further study, and to highly skilled employment.”
TEF Panel comment in its statement of findings
Find out more about excellence in teaching and learning at Reading and the Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework.
Find out more about our people
To find out more about teaching and learning at the University of Reading, please contact:
The Centre for Quality Support and Development (CQSD)
Telephone: +44 (0) 118 378 7097