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Durham University

Academic Skills Programme

Information for Staff

The Academic Skills Programme is managed by the Academic Skills Programme Manager, based in the Durham Centre for Academic Development. The programme supports taught students to develop their study skills and comprises face-to-face workshops, online provision and one-to-one support in six thematic areas: literacy, maths and statistics, information management, digital skills, communication and personal effectiveness.

If you have any queries regarding this programme, or you need further information, please do not hesitate to contact us:

Durham University has institutional membership of the Association for Learning Development in Higher Education (ALDinHE), the professional association for people working in the field of learning development in universities across the UK. See the website for information about:

•regional and national events
•peer-reviewed resources at LearnHigher
Journal of Learning Development in Higher Education (JLDHE)

For further details about Durham University involvement in ALDinHE, contact

ALDinHE Regional Symposium: Employability and Learning Development

Tuesday 15 January 2019, Durham University

Exploring the interconnectedness of academic and employability skills and how learning developers can play a key role in enabling students to develop the transferable skills that will enable them to excel in both their studies and their future careers. Booking details available shortly.