Writtle University College and ARU have merged. Writtle’s full range of college, degree, postgraduate and short courses will still be delivered on the Writtle campus. See our guide to finding Writtle information on this site.

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Approaches to learning and teaching

Read more about the various approaches to learning and teaching. From inclusive learning and teaching to classroom management, we've created and gathered resources to help you enhance your teaching.

Approaches to learning, teaching and assessment at ARU

Our approach is set out in ARU’s Active Curriculum Framework. Its principles frame the design of rich and engaging student-centred learning experiences. This means the ways we teach are centred on using innovative evidence-informed methods, content and learning spaces. This results in learning that is active, inclusive, collaborative and authentic.

ALT’s teaching toolkits explain and capture the best of our practices and our designed to inspire our academic community to innovate. Our toolkits are continuously refreshed and we welcome the interest of any academic in enhancing these sites.

In addition, ALT provides guidance on:

Academic honesty

Classroom management

Expectations for student learning outside class

Employability in Practice

Inclusive learning and teaching

Student retention