Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL)

'The use of technology to maximise the student learning experience' (Advance HE)

Smartphone next to keyboardThe Technology Enhanced Learning Unit (TEL) sits within the Directorate of Education and Training (DET) at the Tavistock Clinic.

TEL was created in July 2014. We work closely with faculty staff and other key stakeholders to introduce and embed the use of technology in learning and teaching.

The team hold a number of key skills, including specialisms in multimedia content creation and editing, learning design, Moodle administration, online assessment and feedback, video conferencing, lecture capture and audio-visual technologies.  The TEL team were Highly Commended in the 2017 Learning Technology: Team of the Year Awards (Association for Learning Technology).  

You can find us in Rm 239 (second floor) and the Multimedia Centre (fifth floor) of the Tavistock Clinic. You can contact the team on

Jas Dahele

Senior Learning Technology Officer

Contactable hours: 10.00-18.00, Monday-Friday

Simon Kear

Head of Technology Enhanced Learning

Contactable hours: 08.00-16.00, Monday-Friday

Horatio Monge

TEL Videographer

Contactable hours: 10.00-18.00, Monday-Friday

Amrik Perera

Learning Technology Officer

Contactable hours: 08.30-16.30, Monday-Friday

All contact should be through our shared support email address: 

We are responsible for our Moodle virtual learning environment, which is used by course teams to support learning. This includes the integrated Turnitin solution, a plagiarism detection tool. All summative assignments are submitted online through Moodle and processed by Turnitin.

We also manage the Trust's ZOOM video conferencing platform. ZOOM is used extensively throughout courses to offer flexibility in teaching delivery.

TEL maintain and support the Tavistock Clinic's four family therapy recording suites and manage the 140 plus encrypted hard drives used by trainees to hold their clinical recordings.

We are also responsible for all audio-visual equipment in the seminar rooms and offer lecture recording and live streaming from the fifth floor Lecture Theatre.

You will find links to the majority of our resources and guides to support learning and teaching on these webpages. 

Current students and staff with Shibboleth login details will find further help and self-directed courses under the Student Resources (blue) and Staff Support (green) tabs at the top of every Moodle page.

About TEL

TEL strategies, service catalogue, survey reports, service request forms and other resources.

TEL resources for students

User guides, screencasts and other resources.

TEL resources for teachers and administrators

User guides, screencasts and other resources.

TEL resources for CPD delegates

Screencasts and other resources for delegates attending a CPD course

Audio-visual support

Guides to the audio-visual infrastructure in the Tavistock Clinic