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About Us

King’s Academy is the centre for educational and learning development dedicated to supporting all staff and students in enhancing the teaching and learning environment within the College. King’s Academy has five strategic areas; Curriculum & Assessment; Professional Development & Recognition; Learning Development, Community, Network & Dissemination and, Inquiry, Scholarship & Research. Our services are evidence- and disciplinary-based to maximize student learning within modules, departments, and programmes. We provide relevant, research-based resources to develop a culture of scholarship of teaching and learning within our community of educators. Our programmes and services enable King’s Education Strategy 2017-2022 to shape and transform academic practices to improve the student learning experience.

Strategic Aims

All staff are supported in developing an inclusive curriculum for online, blended and face to face with embedded assessment for learning practices and using evaluative and reflective enhancement practices.

Education staff (including teaching, TEL, and professional) are provided with the opportunities, resource, guidance, support, communities, and recognition at all career stages to enable them to offer a world-class education and are supported in their individual development and career progression.

Undergraduate and taught-postgraduate learners are supported with their academic literacy within the curriculum, and if they so choose, on a one-to-one basis and independently.

A community and network of educators continue to build and sustain a culture of cross-disciplinary and interdisciplinary educational excellence promoting and sharing practice and knowledge.

There is a supported culture of educational inquiry, pedagogic scholarship, and research and through this endeavour, contribute to the success of all our students.