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UvA Teaching & Learning Centres

The UvA Teaching & Learning Centre (TLC) is a network of seven faculty teams and a central team. Together, TLC works to support lecturers in the areas of educational innovation, professionalisation of lecturers and knowledge sharing across the university.

UvA lecturers can follow various courses. You can obtain the basic qualification (BKO), for a course to develop activating teaching methods for tutorials and lectures or ask for videoreflection, in which you analyse your (online) teaching with a coach. All possibilities for your professional development in your role as an educator can be found here.

Educational innovation

To innovate and develop education, TLC offers lecturers various grants. For example, UvA Grassroots and the UvA Education Innovation Grant.

Sharing knowledge

TLC collects experiences, best practices and materials of teachers on You can find results of research related to (online) education and an overview of teaching tools. This website is made for and by teachers. Additionally, lecturers can connect to TLC in Canvas to stay up to date with TLC across the university.