Graduate Teaching Assistants

Welcome to the Teaching and Learning Centre page for Graduate Teaching Assistants. This page provides information on teaching support and development activities provided for you by the TLC.  

If you can’t see what you are looking for here please do get in touch with us on

Writing Class Teacher reports for your students

Here you will find some guidance on writing Class Teacher reports. As well as advice on good practice, this resource includes videos discussing several examples.


Want some helpful discussion of good practice in class teaching at LSE? Check out this newly posted series of three short films, produced in collaboration with the Department of Economics.

 GTA Handbook 

For all your initial queries about being a GTA at LSE, you may wish to consult our Graduate Teaching Assistant's Handbook 2018/19

This handbook is updated annually with expertise and information from across the School, and should be your first reference point for any situations you may encounter in your work. You can download a copy by clicking on the link to your right, or request a hard copy from us at any time.

These handbooks are also distributed at our Induction for new GTAs, which begins in late September every year.The Teaching and Learning Centre team is also happy to help with any teaching related matters that you might encounter. If you have any queries or issues, please do contact your departmental adviser, or send us an email at

GTA Induction 

For detailed information on the annual Graduate Teaching Assistants Induction, which takes place in early Michaelmas Term, please see our Inductions for academic and GTAs at LSE page.

Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education for GTAs

This is a postgraduate course tailored for those working as GTAs at LSE. It is accredited by the Higher Education Academy (HEA). You can find further information regarding it on our PGCertHE pages