Peer Support Networks: Fostering a Sense of Belonging

Katy Savage, Sean Morrissey, Debra Willison, Kay Guccione, Jennifer Zike

Research output: Other contribution


Peer support networks are a key pert of academic development for learning and teaching at Strathclyde and a developing part of the provision at GCU. In 2020, an cross-institutional team of colleagues secured a Good Practice Grant from Advance HE to evaluate the experience of staff engaging in peer support networks and create a toolkit to support educational developers across the sector to initiate or enhance peer support provision in their own contexts. The research followed an ‘evidence informed’, mixed-methods approach with data drawn from questionnaires and focus groups. This interactive resource contains all of the outputs developed during the project including the final project report, a video and podcast, a curated set of resources to support the initiation and enhancement peer support networks in a range of settings.
Original languageEnglish
TypeToolkit to support establishing peer networks
Media of outputMulti-media online document
PublisherUniversity of Strathclyde
Number of pages8
Place of PublicationGlasgow
Publication statusPublished - 30 Jun 2021


  • peer support
  • academic development
  • teaching and learning environemtn

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