OCSLD

Mission

To support the University’s mission through the provision of high quality internal and external staff and educational development, and to undertake research and publish in those areas.

Recent blog entries

Career Development Website goes live

This week OCSLD launched the Career Development Website (intranet only) Whether your work role is administration, teaching and learning, finance or managing, if you want to think about next steps in your career, or...

Vacancy for Educational Developer

We have a vacancy in OCSLD created by Rhona Sharpe being appointed as the new Head of Centre. Here’s the ad… Directorate of Human Resources, Oxford Centre for Staff and Learning Development Educational Development...

OCSLD on the social web

We have been having a number of conversations about how OCSLD can make better use of social media, both in our work with Brookes staff and our external work. Here are some notes on...

New courses for new managers

These courses are likely to be of interest to staff taking on their first management posts, perhaps as part of last year’s restructuring e.g. Programme Leaders, Heads of Department or Heads of Administration. Introduction...

But what is ‘student engagement?’

The Guardian newspaper ran a live chat on Twitter today on student engagement. Go to Twitter.com and search on the hashtag #HElivechat. There is a commitment in our Strategy for Enhancing the Student Experience...

Welcome to 2011/12

It’s been the usual busy start to the academic year here in OCSLD with new cohorts starting on our programmes: the Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching in Higher Education for associate teachers and new lecturers,...

Don’t miss this online course!

We’ve embarked on another year of our programme of online courses, with Internationalising the Curriculum full for the third time running, led by our own Valerie Clifford, now based back in Australia. There are...