Teacher’s Handbook

Tools and tips for teaching

On this page we have gathered different teaching-related tools and guidelines on different themes to support the planning and implementing of teaching.
Group of student working together

Agreeing on guidelines for inclusive interaction in the course

Inclusive teaching practices are inseparable from high quality teaching practices, so inclusive teaching affects all aspects of a course and learning experience.  

Teaching Lab Design Kit / Hackathons

Design Kit

How to get started with experimenting and creating new forms of teaching and learning?

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Information regarding support for online teaching at opit.aalto.fi (external link)

Find instructions on how to teach online or hybrid, and how to use our digital learning platforms. Also, find general guidelines and policies concerning teaching.

Students at Aalto University Learning Centre

Programme director's handbook

The programme director's handbook is a collection of guidelines, templates, and good practices. The handbook gathers together information about processes, schedules and tools and the aim is to support degree programme directors, heads of majors and others involved to succeed in implementing, evaluating and developing the degree programmes.


Study Skills

Study skills consist of a number of areas, such as the management of study methods, self-management, acting in a community and regulation of personal emotions. Study skills are something you can learn, and these pages include ideas for developing your skills as well as links for sources of additional information.

Support for Studying
Environmental Engineering new flow channel in Otaniemi, with students and teaching staff

Sustainability in Teaching

On this page you can find tips, tools and good practices for integrating sustainability into your teaching.


Teamwork First-Aid Kit

Teamwork First-Aid Kit gathers tools that have proved to be useful in supporting diverse teams tackling ill-defined problems and building the foundations for successful teamwork. It is a small step toward educating game-changers who can make a team more than a sum of its parts. Undeniably, teamwork skills are among the most pivotal work-life skills that younger generation entering the workforce are expected to master.

aalto ventures program logo

Tools for action (external link)

Free-to-use tools and methods for introducing students to an entrepreneurial way of thinking and doing.

Wellbeing in Teaching

Wellbeing in Teaching

Pedagogical wellbeing entails both teacher and student perspectives. These pages serve as a teachers' reference and study package for improving wellbeing in teaching and studies at Aalto.

Teacher's handbook illustration: magnifying glass

Digital platforms for teaching and learning in Aalto University

Every teacher's core digital platforms include the student information system Sisu and the digital learning environment MyCourses.
Here, you will also find digital platforms that facilitate everyday tasks in contact and online teaching.

Teacher’s Handbook

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