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​Personal Development Tutor (PDT) Toolkit

Information and Resources for Staff


Welcome to the Personal Development Tutor (PDT) Toolkit developed by Academic and Professional Service staff from across Edinburgh Napier. Categorised below are resources and information that will help you in fulfilling your role as a PDT. For support and guidance as you undertake your role, please also visit the PDT Moodle Community Supporting your role as Personal Development Tutor​ (log in with enrolment key: PDT). If you have any queries or comments, or suggestions for additional resources, please contact dlte@napier.ac.uk.​


PDT FAQs: Gathered by experienced PDTs. Searchable on askNapier. PDT Signposting: A list of services that offer support to students detailing what support they provide and how to contact them. PDT resources: Additional Info and documents that may be helpful in supporting students.

Within each School is a Lead PDT who should be your first point of contact with any queries about your role.

The Business School: Emilie Ghio

School of Health & Social Care: Kev Head

School of Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment: Simon Powers

School of Applied Science: Alex McIntyre​

School of Arts & Creative Industries: Paul Harkins

PDT Institutional Coordinator: Pamela Calabrese​


Quotations about the benefits of a good PDT, for student success and wellbeing.


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