Annual Conference

This 3-day conference is held on the Monday – Wednesday before Easter and is hosted by a different university each year.

Click here for the ALDinHE 2019 Learning Development Conference in Exeter.

Joint networking event – ALDinHE & sigma Network

As part of ALDinHE’s ongoing work to promote partnerships and collaboration in Learning Development delivery, we are delighted to announce a co-delivered event between ALDinHE and the sigma Network:

Monday 22nd July 2019
University of Bedfordshire Luton campus.

This symposium will focus on current issues in differentiating Learning Development provision, and provide opportunities for Learning Development and Maths Support Practitioners to meet and share ideas and best practices.

Call for proposals and details coming soon.

Regional symposia

As well as the annual conference, ALDinHE hosts several one-day events, known as Regional Symposia, throughout the year, to encourage building local communities and networks of practice, as well as inspiring others to host future events.

Whether you are new to Learning Development or an old hand, Regional Symposia are a fantastic and accessible opportunity to learn from and share practice with each other, and contribute to your own research and professional development.

Upcoming symposia

Friday 21st June 2019
University of Portsmouth. Storytelling in Learning Development
The Symposium will provide an opportunity for colleagues in the Learning Development community to showcase their resources, research and practice related to storytelling.

The identified themes for the day include:

  • Stories and story telling in our professional practice as Learning Developers
  • Bringing our own stories into our classsrooms
  • The teacher and the student’s voice, especially in relation to assessment

Programme and registration will be available in early May


Wednesday 3rd July 2019 (09:30-15:30)
University of Salford. Innovative Approaches to Learning Development
This event will feature demonstrations and workshops on the themes of ‘Creativity and Play’ and ‘Technology for Teaching and Learning’.

Draft programme available here: Salford Draft Programme
Register here: Booking form.

Call for papers – please complete this form if you would like to contribute to the symposium – Submission form symposium

Contact us

Interested in hosting, attending or presenting at a symposium?
Contact one of the regional coordinators:

Madeleine Mossman –
Dr Alistair Morey –