Learner Development Tutors - Edinburgh College
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Learner Development Tutors
Learning Development Tutors (LDTs) act as the main point of contact for full-time students. They play a key supporting role between lecturing staff and support staff, and each LDT is assigned to a particular curriculum centre where they work in partnership with lecturing staff to support and enhance students’ retention, achievement and progression. 

What do LDTs do?

Main LDT duties:
  • Play a core role in the induction programme for students
  • Develop and facilitate a clear and relevant weekly timetabled tutorial for their classes, including but not limited to: 
  • Employability
  • Citizenship
  • Sustainability
  • Health and wellbeing
  • Equality and diversity 
  • Study skills/Time Management
  • (These are aligned with the Curriculum for Excellence to support the development of students’ essential skills)
  • Construct an individual learning plan for each student and also hold one-to-one review meetings
  • Attendance monitoring and addressing absence issues
  • Act as student disciplinary coordinator, to retain students and promote positive behaviour
  • Provide non-academic guidance and pastoral support, referring students to appropriate internal and external assistance
  • Play a key role within curriculum teams, supporting students’ on-course retention, engagement and progression
  • Strengthen the student voice in conjunction with ECSA through student surveys and the election of class reps

Contact us on 0131 669 4400 for more details on how we can support you to achieve your ambitions.

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