Learning, Teaching and Assessment

The Code of Practice for Learning, Teaching and Assessment provides the framework, principles, policy, processes and guidance necessary for effective, inclusive pedagogy, and has been created in partnership by Academic Quality Services, Swansea Academy for Learning and Teaching, Swansea Academy for Inclusivity and Learner Success, and the Centre for Academic Success.

This Code of Practice strives to be evidence based, and is aligned to the expectations, practices and guiding principles of the UK Quality Code, Advice and Guidance (QAA).

The themes of QAA’s Advice and Guidance listed below are most relevant to this Code of Practice with regards to Learning, Teaching and Assessment:


Teaching Excellence at Swansea

The Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework (TEF) recognise excellent teaching in UK higher education providers by rating them as gold, silver or bronze. The results help prospective students know where to study.In June 2018, a gold award was achieved by Swansea University, which is valid for up to three years. The University also received a 5-star rating for teaching quality from the QS Stars global university rating system. More information is available on the Teaching Excellence at Swansea University webpage.

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