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Please note this course takes place over three separate days:

Workshop 1: 11th October

Workshop 2: 24th October

Workshop 3: 7th November


To enable you to

  • Choose teaching strategies and design sessions (e.g. lectures, classes, tutorials, etc.)
  • Consider how your teaching strategies might affect your students’ learning
  • Describe your teaching philosophy
  • Evaluate your own teaching (through student evaluation or teaching observation)
  • Use relevant educational literature to discuss your teaching values, strategies and practices




The DLT programme introduces you to teaching in Higher Education. You will use educational literature, design a teaching session plan, evaluate your teaching and submit a 2, 500- 5000 word teaching portfolio. The programme is accredited by the Staff and Educational Development Association (SEDA) and you will receive a SEDA PDF Support Learning Award on successful completion of your DLT portfolio. The award is aligned to the UK Professional Standards Framework (UKPSF) for Teaching and Supporting Learning in Higher Education, at Descriptor 1.

There are PREREQUISITES and RELATED ACTIVITIES associated with the DLT programme. For more information please follow the link

You will need to have completed a PLTO course or equivalent and be teaching registered Oxford University students in the interval after you begin the DLT programme and before you submit your portfolio (up to 3 terms after you start the DLT). Prior to attending this course and you will receive an application form to ensure that you meet the DLT teaching requirements. You will need to complete this application before we can offer you a place.

DLT core handbook can be downloaded here



Practical, guided workshops (each 3 hours long) over three separate days (please see above).