Teaching development and recognition

Here you will find information, resources and training to facilitate the integration of professional development into your teaching practice in order to deliver engaging and quality learning to our students.

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    Professional learning

    Professional learning at Macquarie is underpinned by the Professional Learning and Capability Enhancement (PLaCE) framework. It supports staff to be the best they can be in their teaching, curriculum design and support for learning and teaching.

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    Programs and workshops

    Discover programs offered to support staff to enhance their own capabilities for teaching. There are workshops, communities of practice covering training for new teaching staff, teaching online, and using our learning technologies.

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    Teaching and unit evaluation methods

    Evaluation tools can help to measure the effectiveness of teaching. Quality assurance underpins the PLaCE framework to ensure our educational practices and processes meet professional and regulatory standards.

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    Advanced Higher Education (AHE) Fellowships are provided worldwide as formal recognition of professional practice in higher education learning and teaching, and are included in the criteria for academic promotion at Macquarie University.

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    Awards in teaching

    Macquarie is committed to recognising the work of our learning and teaching community with the annual Vice-Chancellor’s learning and teaching awards. Find out how to apply for an award, key processes and deadlines.

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    Educators of impact

    Read the profiles of our learning and teaching award winners and highly commended finalists. Learn more about our “educators of impact", their innovative teaching practices and why they are so committed to the learning and teaching mission.

Questions? Contact the Learning and Teaching Staff Development team via professional.learning@mq.edu.au

Discover the 2020 Learning and Teaching Award winners via the Educators of Impact website.

Visit TECHE, the learning and teaching blog of Macquarie University.

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