Academic & Student Affairs

Centre for Educational Development

Diverse twenty-first century students, the evolving Higher Education context and an increasingly global employment market provide new opportunities and challenges for teaching, learning and assessment. The Centre for Educational Development provides expert support and facilitation to enhance education provision within the University.  It offers a range of activities that support:
curriculum development
key educational initiatives
student engagement and progression
interaction with the Higher Education Academy
continuing professional development in learning, teaching and assessment
education-related committees and groups such as the Directors of Education Forum, the Supporting Student Attainment Action Group and the Education Strategy Implementation Group 

Forthcoming Events 

Guest Speaker Series icon Guest Speaker Series 2014

10 April 2014 - 'Student Activity at the Heart of Learning', facilitated by Dr David Baume, Higher Education Consultant, 10 am - 1 pm, Careers Information Room, Level 1, Student Guidance Centre.  Download flyer.

14 May 2014 - 'Developing online learning: from e-Learning to MOOCs', facilitated by Dr Jen Ross, Programme Director of the online MSc in Digital Education', 10 am - 1 pm, Canada Room/Council Chamber.

Higher Education Lunchtime Forum 2014

7 May 2014 - 'Expanding Horizons: Teaching through Internships', facilitated by Dr Olwen Purdue, School of History and Anthropology and Dr Patrick Fitzgerald, Mellon Centre for Migration Studies and honorary lecturer, 1.00pm - 1.55pm, Old Staff Common Room.

ANNUAL CONFERENCE - 26 JUNE 2014: 'Assessment and Feedback: a Road to Success'

Guest Speakers: Professor Margaret Price, Oxford Brookes University, and Richard Osborne, University of Exeter COLLABORATE Project. Further details

Latest News

e-AFFECT blog
News of our JISC funded Assessment and Feedback Project: e-Assessment and Feedback for Effective Course Transformations, e-AFFECT can be found on the project blog.

Education Strategy
Senate has considered and approved a new Education Strategy for the period 2011-16. It sets an ambitious vision for the delivery of a transformational learning experience for UG and PG taught students. 

Supporting our Staff

CED can provide expert help for you with:

Centre for Educational Development
Queen's University Belfast
Student Guidance Centre, University Road, Belfast BT7 1NN
Tel: 028 9097 1447