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Teaching and Learning events

Two women sitting laughing at a table piled with yellow and blue fabric garlands
Florence Goodhand-Tait working with fabric crowns in the studio. BA (Hons) Illustration, Camberwell College of Arts. © Alys Tomlinson

We run a programme of events and seminars about teaching and learning throughout the year, most of which take place online.

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Monthly sessions

  • Teal and orange abstract glitch with 3 graphic radials scattered across the image
    Image: Courtesy of UAL

    Inquilab/Ink-lab (monthly)  

    Join a reading group for staff and students (last Wednesday of each month, 2 hours)

  • Deep blue translucent squares glowing on a lightbox
    Kehkashan Khalid, 2019 MA Visual Arts: Fine Art Digital, Camberwell College of Arts. Photo: David Poultney

    Thinking Learning (monthly)  

    Explore a learning theory and how to put it into practice (monthly, micro-session 15 minutes)

Autumn term 2023/24

  • a line of green grey glazed ceramic pots
    Emma Berardi, BA Furniture and product design, Chelsea College of Arts,
    Photograph: Ben Turner

    Teaching for retention  

    4 practical areas of focus to support your students' retention and continuation (18 October 2023, 55 minutes)

  • Student painting on the floor in Art studio
    Nikitah Patel, painting in the Studio, 2017, BA Fine Art, Chelsea College of Arts, UAL | Alys Tomlinson

    Assessment design for inclusive practice  

    Join us to discuss ideas on how to harness assessment to support attainment at unit level ( 1 November 2023, 55 minutes)

  • Orange and red, unevenly rounded, carpet style textile hung vertically
    Ellen Russell, 2021, BA Textile Design, Chelsea College of Arts. Photo: Ellen Russell

    Belonging and compassion: practice sharing  

    Join us to share and ask questions about practices that foster belonging and compassion (15 November 2023, 1 hour)

  • 4 orange animal shaped ceramic pots painted with different facial expressions
    Pots by Elena Gomez de Valcarcel, 2017 BA (Hons) Ceramic Design, UAL | John Sturrock

    Is this the end of tough love in teaching? Compassionate approaches to assessment at UAL  

    Join us to discuss compassionate approaches to assessment (6 December 2023, 55 minutes)

  • Pink swirly strokes of paint on white canvas
    Painting by Jean-Baptiste Langadec, 2016 BA (Hons) Fine Arts, Central Saint Martins, UAL | John Sturrock

    Positionality Wheels Workshop  

    Join us to gain a better understanding of what positionality means, and how it can be used to enhance our sense community (6 December 2023, 2 hours)

  • Abstract 3D shapes and materials
    Work by Ying Cai, 2021, BA (Hons) Fine Arts, Chelsea College of Arts, UAL

    Decolonising Curriculum  

    Join us to explore what is understood by decolonising the curriculum and look at how to approach this contested term (7 December 2023, 2 hours)

Curriculum design and validation

Image courtesy of UAL

Course Reapproval

Sessions for your UAL course team or programme area about the UAL course reapproval process are available on request. Contact for more information.

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Course Validation

If you are starting to develop a course curriculum for validation at UAL, we offer training on request. Contact to find out more.

Woman looking at 3D printing and sitting at a desk.
Creative Processes with Adrienne Bennie, PhD Research Student. Architecture, spatial and interior design. Chelsea College of Arts

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