SLT@LU (Supporting Learning and Teaching)


Supporting Learning and Teaching @Lingnan

In September 2022, TLC launched its new core professional development programme SLT@LU (Supporting Learning and Teaching @Lingnan) and Cohort 2 will be launched in September 2023. This programme is designed for Lingnan University staff and is mandatory for postgraduate students who teach or support learning. It aims to provide a firm foundation in educational principles and practice in the context and tradition of liberal arts education. There is a strong focus in the programme on equipping participants to design quality learning sessions.

The 26-hour programme has three modules through which participants will be guided and supported:

  1. An online self-paced module with a formative quiz
  2. Four interactive workshops on essential topics in education
  3. Developmental peer observations of teaching or learning support sessions

Programme schedule and study hours

Activity Topics Study Mode/Hours
Welcome event
18 September 2023
Welcome, introductions and overview F2F/1
Module 1
18-21 September 2023
Outcome-Based Approach to Teaching and Learning Online/2
22 September 2023
Debriefing of OBATL Online/1
Module 2
26-29 September 2023

Workshop 1 - Active and Collaborative Learning

Workshop 2 - Introduction to Active Blended Learning

Workshop 3 - Internationalisation of Higher Education

Workshop 4 - Introduction to Reflective Practice and Peer Observations

Module 3
3-26 October 2023
Peer observations F2F/6
27 October 2023
Debriefing of peer observations FSF/1

Guided reading
28 October to 24 November 2023

To be decided by participants with advice from the facilitator Independent Study/2
28 October to 24 November 2023
Design and rationale of a teaching or learning support session Independent Study/6
Concluding event
22 December 2023
Celebration and certificate presentations F2F/1

*Hours marked with are compulsory to complete the programme

Assessment and Certificate

Participants will be awarded certificates on successful completion of the programme. Achievement of the programme learning outcomes is via completion of assessed tasks and activities.

*SLT@LU is internationally accredited and recognised through SEDA (Staff and Educational Development Association ) and aligns to the SEDA-PDF Award: Supporting Learning. Successful graduates of SLT@LU are entitled to refer to themselves as SEDA Recognised for Supporting Learning.

To join the SLT@LU programme you must be:

  • Early-career faculty member with less than 3 years’ experience*
  • Postgraduate student with teaching duties*
  • Other staff member who directly supports learning, e.g., Librarian, OSA ILP Officer, etc.

* SLT@LU is mandatory for these categories. Please note that it is a pre-requisite that you are engaged in teaching or supporting learning during Term 1 2023-24.

Registration starts in Aug 2023