Leeds Beckett University has been awarded Silver Status in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). This is a nationally-recognised mark of quality for the education offered to students at the University.
The nationwide Teaching Excellence Framework was introduced by the UK government to evaluate the quality of the undergraduate student experience, recognising excellent learning and teaching in universities. The award of silver to Leeds Beckett recognises ‘the excellent outcomes for the University’s majority mode full-time students with regard to retention and progression to employment and further study’.
The University was praised for:
- Its course design and assessment practices which enable students to develop transferable and professional skills.
- The opportunities it creates for students to engage with professional practice through live project briefs and placements.
- Its strategic focus on developing physical and digital learning resources.
- Its institutional culture that facilitates, recognises and rewards excellent teaching, through high quality support for new tutors, systematic observation of teaching and a comprehensive development programme.