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HR | Learning & Development | Academic Development

HR Learning and Development provide advice, support and encouragement towards the development of staff throughout their career at Dublin City University. We provide information and resources to help take steps towards achieving your development goals, all supporting the DCU Academic Development Promotion Framework

DCU Academic Development & Promotion Framework

The DCU Academic Development & Promotion Framework aims to provide faculty with clearly-defined expectations regarding standards for academic career development and progression. 

It serves as a tool to support both individual career planning and development conversations with Heads of School and/or mentors. 

The Framework is built around the three broad domains of core academic activity within DCU:

  • Teaching & Learning
  • Research & Scholarship
  • Service and Contribution to University and Society

Access the Academic Development and Promotion Framework

Academic and Researchers Courses

Learning and Development, HR offers a wide range of courses to help support your development plans.

>> Access our Academic and Researchers courses

Management and Leadership Courses

>> Access our Management and Leadership courses

Digital Learning

LinkedIn Learning

Available to all DCU staff, LinkedIn Learning gives you online access 24x7 to a broad range of technical, creative and professional developmental courses.

Email learning.development@dcu.ie if you need advice on selecting a course. 

Free Online Learning Resources

FutureLearn - free online courses 

EdEx - free online courses

Teaching Enhancement Unit

The Teaching Enhancement Unit (TEU) has responsibility for teaching and learning support and development in the University and is part of the National Institute for Digital Learning (NIDL).

The Unit is concerned with academic staff development with respect to new approaches to teaching and learning, educational research and the support of a wide variety of educational technologies.

Find out about the Supports and Advice available to staff.