The Department of Higher Education supports and promotes excellence in learning and teaching at the University of Surrey, through providing courses, workshops and development events for academic and academic-related staff. It fosters approaches to learning, teaching and educational policy that are informed by current research.
The Department provides a framework for the teaching qualifications of academics, ensuring consistency of standards across the University.
Surrey Excellence in Teaching framework provides two pathways for teaching and academic-related staff to progress to Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy.
Learning lab conducts research into how we learn, how to assess learning products and processes, and how feedback brings about long-term gains.