Workshops and Short Courses

These workshops are delivered in team contexts to develop practice. A task and finish community will form to work on identified areas. The workshop itself is just one element of the development

Writing a Unit provides an opportunity to draft a unit (or review an existing unit) and engage in peer review with your colleagues.

Academic Integrity considers the ‘essentials’ of defining plagiarism, techniques to design out, detect and deal with plagiarism in your subject or in particular assignments.

Marking criteria and feedback reviews the processes, tools and practice used by teams to mark student work to identify what works and to develop the system further.

Observing teaching provides a practical opportunity to observe some teaching, provide feedback, and for constructive and reflective discussions to develop further your local scheme.

Designing an inclusive curriculum explores principles and resources available as you develop or review your curriculum.

To discuss your team's CPD needs, please contact your UTA Faculty Link, who will be pleased to discuss how we can work with you.

List of Faculty Links


UTA Link


Arts and Humanities

Humanities, Languages & Social Science

Chris Little

Manchester School of Art and
Manchester Fashion Institute, School of Digital Arts (SODA)

Chrissi Nerantzi

Business and Law

Accounting, Finance and Banking (AFB), Marketing, Retail and Tourism (MRT), Economics, Policy and international Business (EPIB) and Strategy, Enterprise and Sustainability (SES)

Linda Matthews

Operations, Technology, Events and Hospitality Management (OTEHM), People and Performance, Law School

Stephanie Aldred


Orlagh McCabe

Health, Psychology & Social Care

Rachel Forsyth

Science & Engineering

Stephen Powell


We can also deliver any of the workshops listed in the workshop menu to local contexts (e.g. for departments, programme teams etc.), or we can work with you to develop a bespoke session. Have a look at the list of current and past events below for inspiration!