3rd Biennial Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Conference​​

Evidencing teaching practices for effective learning in higher education​​​

​​The Aga Khan University’s Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Conference (SOTLC) brings together teachers, students and academic staff to raise the profile of teaching and learning by providing a platform for conversations and collaborations about enhancing the quality of teaching and learning at AKU and higher education institutions worldwide.

The conference is hosted by AKU’s Networks of Quality, Teaching and Learning.

SOTLC 2019 focuses on ‘evidencing teaching practices for effective learning in higher education’ with the following objectives: ​

  • promote engagement in the scholarship of teaching and learning;

  • celebrate evidence-based effective teaching and engaged learning;

  • encourage networking to facilitate synergies and sharing of good practices amongst practitioners and learners from different academic disciplines and institutions;

  • recognize good teaching and learning

The conference programme will include keynote talks, workshops, paper presentations, e-posters , and active learning sessions on the sub-themes. Additionally, there will be opportunities for interactions with professionals, graffiti boards, PechaKucha, world cafe, a video/art competition, and an innovation lab. ​

Who should attend?

All those involved in teaching and learning in higher education:

  • Academic administrators
  • Assessment specialists
  • Curriculum developers
  • Deans and course leads
  • Educational researchers
  • Faculty 
  • Faculty developers
  • Students
  • Teaching and learning associates​​


The Aga Khan University
Stadium Road Campus Karachi, Pakistan

About the Networks of Quality, Teaching and Learning

In line with AKU’s strategic imperatives of promoting quality of student learning and excellence in teaching the AKU integrated Networks of Quality Assurance and Improvement (QAI_net) and Teaching and Learning (TL_net), including Blended and Digital Learning (BDL_net) were established in 2013. The networks ​aim to support excellence in our academic programmes to ensure a strong student learning experience that enables AKU graduates to meet their programme learning outcomes.​

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​Contact Us​

Networks of Quality, Teaching and Learning 
Aga Khan University 
Stadium Road, P.O. Box 3500​, 
Karachi, 74800, Pakistan
Tel: +92 21 3486 ​3932
Email: sotl.conference@aku.edu​​