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Teaching for PhD students and Post-doctoral researchers About the university

Postgraduate Teaching & Learning Course

The university recognises the importance of these two groups, their contribution to the teaching and learning and thus the need to support their development. This course is designed to introduce participants to effective practice in teaching & learning and what the University of Greenwich, and the Higher Education sector, expect. All PhD students and post-doctoral researchers who wish to engage in teaching and learning have to successfully complete this course.

This course comprises of a series of interactive sessions, supported by guided study (including online activity) and will equip postgraduate participants to be an effective member of a course team. It will provide participants with a foundation on which to initiate their further development in the Professional Development Framework of the university, with the possible achievement of UKPSF standard descriptor 1.

What you learn

  • Understanding of curriculum design, development & delivery; 
  • The critical role of assessment and feedback in teaching & learning;
  • Development of classroom/laboratory management skills;
  • Awareness of diversity and inclusiveness;
  • Appreciation of technology enhanced learning;
  • Career development and employability in teaching & learning;
  • The values of the Greenwich Graduate Initiative and the Greenwich Professional Development Framework.

Entry requirements

You will have at least an honours degree and either be a PhD student or post-doctoral researcher at the University of Greenwich.

Modes of study

You will study by face-to-face attendance on a two-month burst programme supported by series of online activities.

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