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PebblePad Workshops and Events

On this page, you can find upcoming PebblePad workshops and events at the University of Leeds, as well as recordings of previous events. OD&PL also run on-demand interactive training sessions which can be found on the University Course Catalogue.

Workshop Series: Pedagogical Power of PebblePad

In this series of workshops, colleagues from across the University will share the innovative and interesting ways they have used PebblePad. You can also join our PebblePad Community on MS Teams to be notified when new dates are added.

Upcoming workshops:

Workshop Five: Thursday 22 February 2024, 11-11.30am (Online)

  • One way to use PebblePad: to deliver a module with engaging content — Ben will share his experience in utilising PebblePad's user-friendly contents arranged in a website structure to create a learning environment that is transparent and visually attractive, yet accessible and personalised to students for his modules in engineering subjects. Presented by Dr Benjamin Chong, Lecturer, Electronic Engineering, School of Electronic & Electrical Engineering.
  • One way to use PebblePad: delivering University-wide content via a URL link — Find out more about how PebblePad has been used to create the SALIP handbook. The handook is intended as a one-stop-shop for all information relating to the role of School Academic Leads for Inclusive Pedagogies (SALIPs). It includes background information and expectations of how this role fits strategically within the wider student education context, alongside appropriate connectivity to others. Presented by Jenny Brady, Inclusive Learning and Teaching Manager, Leeds Institute for Teaching Excellence (LITE).
Book your place: Workshop Five


Previous workshop recordings:


Recordings of previous webinars:

What is PebblePad and how it is being used at the University of Leeds? - Friday 19 May 2023

Available to all members of staff, this webinar gave colleagues a chance to find out more about PebblePad, the learning journey platform and how it is being used at the University of Leeds to enhance the student learning experience. Presenters included: Paul Duvall (PebblePad Learning Consultant), Patricia Quinn (Digital Practice Adviser from OD&PL), Karen Abel (System Lead for PebblePad, DES).

Watch a webinar from 19 May about how PebblePad is used at Leeds (Opens in Stream)


PebblePad Showcases 2023/24

We will be running a series of Faculty and School based PebblePad showcases throughout the 2023/24 academic year.

The aim of these showcases is to share good practice around how PebblePad is being used across different curriculum areas and disciplines and to inspire you to consider how you can use it in your teaching and learning with your students and colleagues.

More information about upcoming showcases will be provided on this page as well as local advertising in your school or faculty.


Other event recordings:

In addition to the above sessions, you may also be interested to watch recordings of recent University of Leeds events about PebblePad:

  • SEC conference – Dr Ruth Payne presented at the SEC conference on 7 January 2022 about the pedagogical power of PebblePad. Watch the recording of the SNAP session. (Ruth is the last of the presenters in the recording and can be accessed at 45.41 minutes into the recording). 
  • SAAW (Share, Adopt, Adapt Workshop) – Alice Potter, Dr Helen Iball and Dr Joslin McKinney discuss the practical ways in which PebblePad can be used to aid and improve pedagogical practices. Watch the SAAW Workshop recording from 18 January 2022
  • Pedagogic Research in the Arts (PRiA) Workshop – Watch the PRiA workshop from 9 February 2022 to see how PebblePad has been used across the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Culture as a creative and useful tool to develop student learning and reflection.