Roles and responsibilities


The responsibility of the Professional Development Centre for academic faculty and other staff rests at 3 levels; viz.
The University level,
The College or Department level and
The Individual level


The PDC shall:

  • support excellence in professional practice at AAU through the provision of professional, vocational and management development activities and by contributing to policy development;
  • provide a service to all the faculties & staff of the University to adopt a research-informed teaching approach to its work.
  • work closely with the range of providers of learning and development within the University to ensure that provision is aligned, coherent and comprehensive;
  • be responsible for professional development in support of the University’s Performance Development Review process;
  • benchmark development provision against the sector and good practices.