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University of London Worldwide Recognised Tutor Status

As part of our ongoing commitment to high academic standards and to student success, the University of London has developed an innovative training programme for those who are teaching or supporting the learning of students in Higher Education. The Postgraduate Certificate Learning and Teaching in Higher Education is specifically designed for those teaching/supporting learning of higher education students in face to face, blended and on-line learning contexts.

The University of London recognises the achievement of successful graduates from the Postgraduate Certificate Learning and Teaching in Higher Education by granting them University of London Worldwide Recognised Tutor Status. This includes receiving a certificate and is noted on the diploma supplement.

As successful graduates of the Postgraduate Certificate Learning and Teaching in Higher Education, University of London Worldwide Recognised Tutors have had the opportunity to:

  • demonstrate enhanced skills, understanding of and strategies in teaching, learning and assessment in face to face teaching
  • engage with successful digital and online learning through direct hands-on experience;
  • demonstrate enhanced skills in digital and online teaching
  • work with colleagues across the globe, in a community of practice
  • demonstrate a commitment to their own professional development

Background

The University of London is keen to support professional development for those teaching and supporting learning for students in Higher Education with the aim of enhancing student experience and academic outcomes. The University of London Postgraduate Certificate Learning and Teaching in Higher Education was developed by a team of Academics from the University of London’s Centre for Distance Education. Mapped, by the programme development team, against the UK Professional Standards Framework, the programme supports effective development of relevant skills, knowledge and understanding to support and promote the learning of Higher Education students.

The University of London has introduced Recognised Tutor Status to:

  • recognise the commitment of participants on the Postgraduate Certificate Learning and Teaching in Higher Education
  • develop their practice as educators

Recognised Tutor Status is granted to all successful graduates of the University of London Postgraduate Certificate Learning and Teaching in Higher Education.

By undertaking the University of London Postgraduate Certificate Learning and Teaching in Higher Education you will have the opportunity to gain a prestigious academic qualification (postgraduate certificate) and Recognised Tutor Status. Your studies will support you in developing skills, understanding, knowledge and practice in teaching, learning and assessment for Higher Education.

Recognised Tutor Status holders can choose to be included on our website listing and those working in University of London Recognised Teaching Centres can be linked to their institution.

Recognised Teaching Centres are committed to improving the student experience and outcomes and work closely with the University of London to enhance the quality of learning and teaching; this includes supporting their teaching staff to undertake the Postgraduate Certificate Learning and Teaching in Higher Education.

All successful graduates from our Postgraduate Certificate Learning and Teaching in Higher Education are awarded Recognised Tutor Status and receive a Recognised Tutor certificate. To become a University of London Worldwide Recognised Tutor you must successfully complete Postgraduate Certificate Learning and Teaching in Higher Education. This programme is specifically designed for those who are currently teaching or supporting the learning of students studying a Higher Education award. 

List of a University of London Worldwide Recognised Tutors

As the programme launched in April 2018, our first successful graduates were awarded University of London Worldwide Recognised Tutor status in 2019 and will be listed on our website shortly.