Centre for Enhancement of Learning and Teaching

Welcome to your new
Centre for Enhancement of Learning and Teaching


Our Mission

To provide inspirational and supportive leadership, services and resources for all staff involved in teaching: driving learning enhancement and pedagogic research, sharing good practice through inclusive networks, facilitating staff recognition and excellence awards, supporting innovative curriculum development and promoting technologies and skills for e-learning. 

Our Aims

  • To lead the academic development of all staff and postgraduate research students with a university teaching role, to achieve and sustain an excellent learning experience for all students;

  • To deliver staff recognition and award programmes: HEA Fellowships, university fellowships and national teaching fellowships and awards;

  • To support the virtual learning environment, developing new resources and guiding staff in the use of digital technology in learning, teaching and assessment;

  • To drive pedagogical innovation and enhancement with a focus on digital and flexible learning, work-integrated learning, interdisciplinary development, enterprise and student engagement;

  • To manage funding, mentoring and support for learning enhancement projects: monitoring outcomes and supporting the publication of outputs where appropriate in collaboration with the Faculty for Education and Society;

  • To provide a comprehensive range of online resources to inform and inspire teaching staff, with opportunities to share good practice and research outcomes;

  • To support the effective development and delivery of Trans-National Education and Distance Learning by providing support and guidance in relation to best practice in teaching, learning and assessment;

  • To support student engagement activities, including peer mentoring and tutoring, staff / student research partnerships and student-nominated teaching excellence awards. 

Who We Are

  • Director of Learning and Teaching (Head of Centre)
  • Learning Technologies Team; Academic Development Team
  • Principal Lecturers (Teaching and Learning) 0.2 FTE time allocated;
  • PG Cert / Dip / MA Academic Practice team

Contact Us

Contact us by sending an email to the new team email address: celt@sunderland.ac.uk

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