Academic Development

Our role is to promote and enable effective practice in learning and teaching and to provide opportunities for excellence in this area to be recognised, rewarded and shared across the University of Exeter, through the ASPIRE Framework. We aim to work closely with colleagues to achieve sector-leading education experience for students and staff.

  • Develop evidence-based teaching and learning practice to realise Exeter’s Vision for Education
  • Enhance learning and teaching practice in alignment within the ASPIRE Framework and underpinned by the UK Professional Standards Framework
  • Provide programmes of professional development, for all those with responsibility for teaching and/ or supporting learning, including both new and experienced staff, to enhance the student learning experience.
  • Promote a research-like and research-informed approach to learning and teaching
  • Identify, recognise and share effective teaching and learning practice through the ASPIRE Academic Practice Network