Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL)

Embedding technology in learning and teaching

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 Technologist


T: 020 8938 2293

Contactable hours: 10.00-18.00, Monday-Friday

Simon Kear

Head of Technology Enhanced Learning


T: 020 8938 2073

Contactable hours: 06.00-16.00, Monday-Thursday

Horatio Monge

TEL Videographer


T: 020 8938 2095

Contactable hours: 11.15-19.15, Monday-Friday

Amrik Perera

Assistant Learning Technologist


T: 020 8938 2291

Contactable hours: 08.30-16.30, Monday-Friday

We are responsible for our Moodle virtual learning environment, which is used by course teams to support learning. We also manage the integrated Turnitin solution, a plagiarism detection tool. All summative assignments by students are submitted online through Moodle and 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 130 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.

Find out more about our first three years at the Trust.

You will find links to resources and guides to support learning and teaching on the right-hand side of our webpages. 

Current students and staff with Shibboleth login details will find further comprehensive learning technology guides, screencasts and demonstration (sandbox) areas under the Student Resources (blue) and Staff Support (green) tabs at the top of every Moodle page.

screenshot of moodles menu items

TEL resources for students

User guides, screencasts and other resources.

TEL resources for teachers and administrators

User guides, screencasts and other resources.

About TEL

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