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.
Upcoming Teaching Skills courses
Thursday, 01 October 2020 to Friday, 31 December 2021, 12am - 1am
MSD Skills are unable to provide our 'Introduction to statistics' training until we return to classroom teaching, but we have listed some alternative online statistics resources here.
Thursday, 08 October 2020 to Monday, 01 August 2022, 3pm - 6pm
Ready to develop your teaching skills at Oxford? The Advancing Teaching and Learning Programme leading to the award of Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, is now open to staff who meet the application criteria.
Wednesday, 30 June 2021 to Monday, 01 August 2022, 12am - 12pm
MSD’s Preparing for Learning and Teaching at Oxford (PLTO) is changing! You will have the choice of attending specific teaching streams – ‘Taught Masters’, ‘Tutorials’, and ‘Supervision’. We are currently making the changes and plan to open booking in late September/early October. Please keep checking this page for updates.
Tuesday, 16 November 2021 to Friday, 26 November 2021, 9.30am - 12.30pm
This live online workshop delivered in four separate three-hour sessions and is suitable for MSD postgraduate research students and early career researchers looking to teach and wanting to learn the principles and practices of effective lecturing and group sessions.
OTHER Teaching Skills Courses
Related courses offered elsewhere in the University, and our other teaching skills courses running in other terms.
TEACHING OPPORTUNITIES FOR THOSE WHO HAVE COMPLETED MSD PLTO CAN BE FOUND HERE.
PLEASE NOTE: Developing Learning and Teaching (DLT) has been replaced by Advancing Teaching and Learning (ATL), which will next run in MT21. 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 email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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 email@example.com
Visit IT Learning Centre's LinkedIn Learning (previously known as Lynda.com) 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.