Latest News

This new section will bring you regular updates on teaching, learning and community-building at LSE in 2021/22.


5 November 2021

Eden newsletter #6 - catch up with technology updates, practice-sharing events and funding and Fellowship information.

28 September 2021

Our latest Eden Centre newsletter (#5) can be read here - featuring resources and guidance for LSE teachers and education support staff.

22 September 2021

In advance of the start of the new academic year, we’re pleased to share updated guidance and resources on how we plan to work together as a community to ensure our campus remains COVID-secure for the 2021/2022 academic year, so that we can all work safely and students can have a positive and enriching on-campus experience. These resources have been updated following consultation across the School, and in response to questions raised by members of the academic community, taking into account government and Public Health England health and safety advice.

Teaching Guidelines: Ensuring a safe teaching and learning environment for staff and students at LSE 

Student Code for a COVID-Secure Campus

These resources will be reviewed on a regular basis throughout Michaelmas Term. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact

2020/21 updates

March 2021 updates

Monday 22 March

Our latest Curriculum Shift update, on Teaching out the term has just been posted. Read it here.

February 2021 updates

Wednesday 10 February

Our latest Curriculum Shift update, on Developing your online teaching skills has just been posted. Read it here.

January 2021 updates

Thursday 14 January

We have just posted a new Curriculum Shift update message, full of guidance and resources for LSE education providers. Read the message here

Tuesday 5 January

Please see the update sent out by LSE Director Dame Minouche Shafik regarding the School's new approach to education provision and staff and student care in Lent Term, due to current UK COVID guidelines and laws.

November 2020 updates

Wednesday 25 November

Our latest CS2020 message has just been sent out, regarding the moving of our teaching online in MT11. Read the update here

Tuesday 10 November

The Eden Centre has issued an update calling on the experience and practice of colleagues across the School, regarding community building and student support in Michaelmas Term. Read the update here.

October 2020 updates

Tuesday 20 October

Putting partnership values at the heart of student committees

This resource provides support for the academic departments that are considering introducing 'Student Partnership Committees', 'Student Engagement Committees', 'Student Social Committees' or similar entities in 2020/21. 

Wednesday 14 October

Making recordings for Moodle (flowchart pdf)


Guides - for recording when students are present (Zoom)

Use Zoom "Record to the Cloud"

Add recording from personal library to Echo 360 course

Publish Echo 360 recording to Moodle

Guides - for recording when students are not present (Echo 360)

Using Echo 360 Universal Capture

Publish Echo 360 recording to Moodle

Tuesday 7 October

The LSE Teacher Guidelines (originally posted here on 21 September) have been revised and updated. Read the updated guidelines here.

Also, the new Overview of teaching spaces (teacher briefing) and Guidance on teaching spaces outside of classroms have just been published. 

Friday 2 October

We have added a range of easily-accessible resources to the Academic Mentoring Portal homepage, as well as some useful material from our LSE EDI colleagues regarding Consent issues for students.

We have also added a page on Using unsupported third party tools for teaching and learning.

September 2020 updates

Monday 28 September

The Eden Centre has just posted its new resource on Creating and negotiating a principled online learning space.

Thursday 24 September

Monday 21 September

Quick guide to Curriculum Shift resources

Enabling you to locate relevant resources in in preparation for the coming academic year including on recorded lectures and other online resources; synchronous teaching online; synchronous teaching on-campus; hybrid teaching model; and supporting collaboration. 

Teacher Guidelines (see 7 October, above)

Vital information about how to ensure a safe teaching and learning environment for staff and students at LSE.

COVID-Safe Code for students

COVID-Safe Code for staff will be posted soon.

Additionally, this video from LSE Comms summarises key information on social distancing and safety on campus.

Spotlight on hybrid teaching

This resource has been produced to help students prepare for and get the most out of hybrid classes and seminars. Teachers are encouraged to ​adapt this guidance to suit their teaching context and share with their students in advance of their first class

How to take registers in classes/seminars

This resource contains guidance on how to take registers in your classes and seminars during MT2020 safely, accurately, and in line with campus social distancing regulations.

Academic Mentoring Portal 

Newly updated with information and guidance so that you can support your students throughout the year.

Michaelmas Teaching Spaces

The School has provided some example pictures of the teaching spaces that will be available in the Michaelmas Term, which are availble on our new page.

Also, please do consult our FAQs page for more information.

If you have any further questions, please contact your Eden Centre department advisers and/or email