Self-led training

Here we offer quick ‘How To’ guides, as well as more in-depth options for you to work through at your leisure. To access what you need:

  • Work through our Decision Tree guide (below)
  • Scroll down the page to view the main categories of guidance (not an exhaustive list)
  • Use the dropdown options from the Training menu above
  • Use the search box on the top right of this page to enter a search term.


Decision tree guide to our training:


We have a range of training on our Virtual Learning Environment, from step-by-step basics to tailoring your content for greater flexibility.


Whether recording lectures or editing them, our video training has plenty of straightforward guidance for the novice, or the more adventurous!

Online Assessment

We support a number of online assessment tools that can be used for both formative and summative evaluation.


PebblePad is an online portfolio platform that enables students to document their entire learning journey.


SoftChalk allows conversion of text-based course materials into online, interactive content with quizzes and other learning activities.

Teaching with Zoom

Whether you are new to Zoom or want to run something more complex, our training guide and videos should help you get started.

Online Handbooks

We use WordPress as a hosting platform for easily updatable online Programme Handbooks.

Office 365

Using PowerPoint you can create feature-rich interactive resources, narrated lectures, animations, and so on.

TALON (Teaching and Learning Online Network) Viva Engage community

If you are having technical difficulties and want to see if anyone else has encountered the same problem, or if you want to help out a fellow staff member with their problems, check out the TALON community on Viva Engage.

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