The Centre for University Teaching and Learning (HYPE) is a research and development centre for university pedagogy serving the entire University of Helsinki. Administratively, the Centre is located at the Faculty of Educational Sciences and operates in five field-specific teams (HumPeda, Life Science Peda, MediPeda, Science Peda and Social Sciences Peda) formed by the University’s faculties. The Centre boasts solid multidisciplinary research knowledge on university-level teaching and learning as well as research-based education and development expertise.
The Centre for University Teaching and Learning models, creates and implements practices for collaboration within cutting-edge research and the development of research-based development of teaching. Collaboration practices take shape through the Centre’s internal work arrangements, cutting-edge research and within research-based teaching and its systematic development. The Centre’s collaboration practices are bold and agile and take into consideration its various stakeholders at the University of Helsinki. The Centre’s collaboration practices recognise, appreciate and make versatile use of various kinds of expertise. The Centre’s collaboration practices broadly support and promote sustainability and responsibility.