Organisational Development and Professional Learning

Credit-bearing Courses (2016-2017)

The University is currently refreshing its framework for academic staff development and as a consequence of this, and staffing changes within Organisational Development and Professional Learning (OD&PL) we will not be offering credit bearing courses in 2016-2017.  Colleagues are able to apply for professional recognition through the UKPSF@Leeds individual application scheme in 2016-2017.

OD&PL will be supporting colleagues who are currently registered on credit-bearing courses to complete this year, and encourages colleagues to do so. In particular applicants who are yet to complete ULTRA will be supported by OD&PL to complete their attendance and assessment. Where applicable equivalent sessions have been scheduled to enable attendance to be completed.

Registered participants on all credit-bearing courses (i.e. ULTRA, PGCert, PGCAP) who are currently in periods of extension on their original registration will also be supported by OD&PL to complete their course.

Frequently Asked Questions

Why is the University not offering credit-bearing courses in learning and teaching this year?
It is in my contract that I complete ULTRA – what is the position now?
How do I apply to become a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA)?
Will I be able to complete a credit-bearing course in the future?
What support for learning and teaching development is available in 2016-2017?
I commenced ULTRA in 2014-2015 and am due to complete this year. Can I still do this?
I commenced ULTRA in 2014-2015 and would like an extension on my completion deadline. Is this possible?
Will the top-up modules from ULTRA to PGCap be available in 2016-2017?
Will I be able to put any development I complete in 2016-2017 towards any future credit bearing or non-credit bearing award?
What is the difference between a credit-bearing course such as ULTRA and the UKPSF@Leeds Individual Application?
Who can apply for professional recognition by the UKPSF@Leeds Individual application scheme?
Can I do the UKPSF@Leeds Scheme instead of ULTRA?
I am a University Academic Fellow (UAF). Do I need to complete ULTRA or an equivalent credit-bearing course?
How do I get further information about my options?

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