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 and the Supporting Student Attainment Action Group

Upcoming Events

Details of forthcoming events for 2015-16:

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How to encourage students to internationalise their degree
Wednesday 14 October 2015, 12.30pm - 2.00pm
Student Guidance Centre Hub (a light lunch will be provided).  Download flyer here (20.9KB) The session will be led by staff from Careers, Employability and Skills (contact Elaine Woodhouse: ext 3833, email: for further information)

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Enthusing Students through Active and Interactive Learning
Monday 9 November 2015, 1.55 pm - 2pm, Old Staff Common Room.  The session will be led by Dr Steven Wilson, Modern Languages and Dr David Laverty, EEECS. Further details are provided in the flyer.

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