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Main areas of work are identified and aligned with EDC missions as depicted in the table below. Individuals, sections and cross-sectional teams take responsibility for the achievement of target goals in each of these key performance areas. 

Mission: To inform the development and facilitate the implementation of learning-and-teaching-related policies, guidelines, and strategic initiatives in the University

  1. Contribute to the discussion of L&T issues, solutions and recommendations for action at 1_Policiesuniversity committees or working groups, faculty and departmental committees on learning and teaching (e.g. as members, conduct of research and consultation, drafting of discussion papers)
  2. Provide professional input to the development and implementation of policy-related and L&T-related projects (e.g. eLearning QA, learning to learn, Flipped classroom, Virtual tutorials,  Internationalization)
  3. Provide training services essential to the implementation of the University’s policies (e.g. Peer Review, Academic Integrity)
  4. Provide secretarial support to university committees or working groups
  5. Support the administration of teaching development funding (e.g. TDG, ACE)


Mission: To promote a culture of learning and teaching excellence, grounded in impactful pedagogies, the innovative use of educational technologies and scholarly approaches to learning and teaching

  1. Provide professional consultancy services on L&T and institutional initiatives (e.g. 2_Culturepartnerships on L&T enhancement projects;  ACE-funded MOOC teams; early ed-tech implementation) 
  2. Offer extended professional and technical services culminating in deliverables for L&T projects and institutional initiatives (e.g. Video production)
  3. Provide consultation and working with academics on SOTL outputs (e.g. conference papers, journal articles, etc.)
  4. Disseminate good practices in L&T through showcasing excellent teaching and deliverables from L&T projects


Mission: To build capacity for members of the University involved in teaching or supporting learning and teaching

  1. Provide courses to support skills development of teachers across the career span 3_Capacity(e.g. BETA, IUT, CUT, OUTT, BOLT, BOLT SPOC)
  2. Provide thematic programmes to support skills development of teachers in emerging areas (e.g. SoTL, LMS training workshops, VCMS workshops, MOOCs and SPOCS, New Strategic Plan, SFQ Score Improvement)
  3. Provide professional development opportunities in a variety of formats (e.g. f2f workshops, just-in-time training, symposiums, in-department workshops, etc.) addressing emerging international trends and strategic initiatives and polices of the University
  4. Manage EDC facilities for supporting innovative L&T (e.g. the Digital Learning Zone in Core BC)


Mission: To champion an evidence-based approach to quality enhancement in learning and teaching


  1. Plan, develop, implement, analyse, interpret, and review institutional surveys (e.g. eSFQ, FYE, GSS & AS) and I-LOAP measures as part of University QA processes and provide feedback on the results and recommended actions as needed
  2. Obtain, analyse, interpret, and report learning data for quality enhancement (e.g. analysis of data from MOOCs, uRewind and Learn@PolyU, Subject e-Engagement Report, LMS data analysis)





Mission: To contribute to sector-wide learning-and-teaching-related initiatives and exercises

  1. 5_Sector-wideProvide professional input to teaching award nominations (e.g. UGC)
  2. Partner with the University in preparation for external audits (e.g. QAC)
  3. Assist the University in responding to external requests (e.g. TDLEG plans and reports, UGC surveys, etc.)
  4. Advance EDC as a leading centre in educational development in the region