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Skills Training Courses: Teaching Skills

Our teaching skills courses are designed to provide you with the training requirements and knowledge you will need to undertake teaching in higher education and within Oxford University. You can access other course categories from the Courses by topic page, and find supporting material on our Resources page. Can't find what you're looking for? Contact us.

OTHER Teaching Skills Courses 

Related courses offered elsewhere in the University, and our other teaching skills courses running in other terms.


PLEASE NOTE: Developing Learning and Teaching (DLT) has been replaced by Advancing Teaching and Learning (ATL). Once you have completed PLTO you will need to apply for ATL directly through the CTL website. These pages contain all the relevant information and application process for ATL. If would like to apply for the ATL programme but cannot access the ATL webpages because you do not have single sign on (SSO) please contact for further information.

Experimental Psychology run Preparing for Teaching in Psychology (PTP) twice a year, which is a subject-specific form of PLTO. For further information, please email 

BIOCHEMISTRY - An alternative PLTO course is run in the Department of Biochemistry and is compulsory for all wishing to teach within this department. If you are interested in attending the Biochemistry course please email

Visit IT Learning Centre's LinkedIn Learning (previously known as for a huge range of online video-based courses. It is available to use for free for all University members who have Single Sign On credentials.