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Centre for Learning and Teaching (CLT)

The Centre for Learning and Teaching (CLT) aims to enhance the quality of education at the Faculty of Science and Engineering (FSE) by promoting innovative education and professionalization. Its mission is to support lecturers, to promote student engagement and learning, and foster an inclusive community that utilizes contemporary learning theories, evidence-based education, teaching innovations, and interdisciplinarity.

Values Statement

  • Learner-centered education: we promote teaching approaches that place the learners at the center and support them to take active roles and responsibilities
  • Innovative education: we promote cutting-edge instructional methods, strategies, curriculum materials, and technology tools
  • Evidence-based education: we promote educational practices that are rooted in contemporary educational research
  • Inclusive and equitable education: we promote the design of inclusive and equitable learning spaces that capitalize on the value of diversity


The Center aims to support the Faculty of Science and Engineering's strategic vision on education by:

  • Serving as a platform for resources, partnerships, and support related to science and engineering education
  • Providing advice, guidance, and professionalization on teaching innovation and inclusion
  • Providing opportunities for staff to engage in educational research endeavors

The CLT consists of four units:


AI in Education - Perspectives from Arts and FSE
When:Th 25-04-2024 13:00 - 17:00
Where:House of Connections, First Floor
The Role of STEM Education in a Changing World
When:Tu 20-02-2024 10:00 - 17:00
Where:House of Connections


CLT External Report
Published on:29 April 2024

Here you can find the report on what the Centre for Learning and Teaching (CLT) has done since its launch in 2023.

INFINITE Project Kick-off Meeting
Published on:29 January 2024

On January 23rd and 24th, the kick-off meeting of the artIficial iNtelligence For professIonal aNd pedagogIcal pracTices in Higher Education (INFINITE) EU Erasmus + project took place.

Climate Change and Public Engagement: Professional Development Training
Published on:22 January 2024

The FSE Centre for Learning and Teaching organised a 3-day professional development training (Jan 15-17) in Groningen to disseminate the findings of the EU-Erasmus+ project STAGE.

Innovating STEAM education for a sustainable future
Published on:22 January 2024

The EU-funded project OTTER, with the support of the Open Schooling Together network, is excited to invite teachers, researchers, policy makers, and any other education enthusiasts, to join the “Beyond the classroom: rethinking STEAM education” conference, which will take place on 15 February 2024 in Brussels, Belgium, at the NH Hotels Carrefour de l’Europe.

Funding from Erasmus+ Program for European AI – Education project
Published on:03 October 2023

The project is titled ‘Artificial Intelligence for professional and pedagogical practices in Higher Education’ (INFINITE) and is coordinated by the University of Groningen (UG)

Centre for Learning and Teaching researchers receive grant from Erasmus+ Program
Published on:03 October 2023

Dr. Gharesifard and Prof. Avraamidou from the CLT acquired a research grant for the project titled Up-STEAM

Erasmus+ funding for Avraamidou and Azevedo
Published on:21 September 2022

Their project has the title ‘ Sustainable Mobility through STEM Education’ (SMILE).

Comenius Teaching Fellow grant for Dr. May Lee
Published on:12 May 2022

She receives around EUR 50,000 for her project ‘Developing a Framework to Optimize Existing Curricula for Hybrid Instruction’.

Lucy Avraamidou partner in H2020 project MAMMOth
Published on:24 March 2022

The consortium will receive more than three million euros for their 3-year project 'MAMMOth: tackling gender, race and other biases in AI'.

PhD Supervisor of the Year Award 2021 for Prof. Avraamidou
Published on:07 September 2021

The winner has been announced during the online faculty opening of the academic year on Monday, September 6.

Prof. Avraamidou partner in EU-Horizon 2020 project
Published on:25 March 2021

Prof. Avraamidou is responsible for the educational research component of the project.

Two EU-Erasmus+ partnerships within FSE
Published on:25 March 2021

Prof. Lucy Avraamidou (ISEC , Dr. Maaike de Heij (ScienceLinX), and Dr. Ria Dolfing (PIE group) are partners in two EU-Erasmus+ projects.

Prof. Avraamidou and Dr. Van Vugt receive ERASMUS+ grant
Published on:18 September 2020

Erasmus+ provides grants for activities in the fields of education, training, youth and sport.

Prof. Lucy Avraamidou partner in consortium that receives H2020 grant
Published on:27 May 2020

worth EUR 1.1 million

Lemke Kraan wins FSE Teaching Award 2018
Published on:11 December 2019

On the annual FSE Education Day, on December the 10th, the winner of the Faculty Teaching Award 2018 was revealed.