Programme director's handbook

Programme director's handbook

The programme director's handbook is a collection of guidelines, information about processes, tools, services and good practices at Aalto University. The aim is to support degree programme directors, heads of majors and others involved in implementing, evaluating and developing the degree programmes.

Educational leadership and programme management practices are constantly being developed. As a result of the development work contents of the handbook will be supplemented and updated to better support the management of education in Aalto.

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Curriculum development

In designing a curriculum, the end result should be a degree programme that helps students acquire learning that is meaningful for the future and that students may achieve within the normative timeframe.

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Preparing a new degree programme

The most important thing in preparing a new degree programme is the clear purpose of the programme and the fit of the programme as part of Aalto University's degree programme portfolio.

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Using data of teaching and studying for programme development

Data about teaching and studying is one of the key bases that support the monitoring, evaluation and development of education and our programmes.

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Processes and tools for programme management

This page brings together common principles and best practices in programme management processes, as well as various tools for program management and development.

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Academic policies and regulations

The university curricula are designed and implemented in accordance with the university strategy, and various academic guidelines, rules and regulations.

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Management of education

Continual development of the quality of teaching and learning is one of the university's key strategic objectives. Aalto University promotes a positive culture of learning. Special attention is paid to supporting the progress of studies and monitoring the study process to ensure learning outcomes.

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Teaching and learning evaluation exercise – TEE

The target of TEE 2020 is to identify needs for future development in education at Aalto, and make visible and evaluate the achievements during the 10 Aalto years.

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Educational Leadership Forum

Educational Leadership Forum provides a place for educational leaders such as programme directors and heads of majors to meet and discuss perspectives on development of education and leading education.

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Teacher’s Handbook

This handbook contains practical information for a teacher on teaching at Aalto University.

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News and events

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The Aalto University Teacher’s Handbook is published!

First part of a new Aalto University Teacher’s Handbook is now published!

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