Roles and responsibilities


Responsibility for staff development rests at three levels: The University, the college or department and the individual. The PDC Shall:

  • support excellence in professional practice at AAU through the provision of professional, vocational and management development activities and by contributing to policy development;
  • provide a service to all faculty staff of the University to adopt a research-informed teaching approach to its work.
  • work closely with the range of providers of learning and development within the University to ensure that provision is aligned, coherent and comprehensive;
  • be responsible for professional development in support for the University’s Performance Development Review process;
  • benchmark development provision against the sector and good practices.