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Academic Staff Development

img academic staff devThe Academic Staff Development Unit supports university lecturers in planning, facilitating and evaluating teaching and learning in higher education.

We offer the Teaching Development Programme (TDP) which is a non-formal CPUT certificate programme.

Click here for more information on the TDP

Click here to visit the TDP Blog

*From 2014 we will also be presenting a Postgraduate Diploma in Higher Education in Teaching and Learning PG Dip (HE) (T&L) in association with the Stellenbosch University and the University of the Western Cape. Click here for more information. The next PG Dip intake is in 2018, should you be interested, please complete the online contact form.

PG Dip Online Contact Form 2018

In addition, the Academic Staff Development Unit offers a range of workshops for academic departments and faculties.


The Academic Staff Development Unit offers workshops to departments and faculties on a variety of issues, such as:

  • Assessor training
  • Moderator training
  • Large class teaching
  • Problem-based learning
  • Case-based learning
  • Academic Literacy
  • Interactive teaching strategies
  • Scholarship of teaching and learning
  • Strategic career development for academics

Contact Us

Academic Staff Development Unit

Room 4.51, 4th Floor, Engineering Building

District Six Campus

+27 021 460 3536