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Learning and Teaching in Higher Education for Graduate Teaching Assistants

This is a 10 week course leading to an Associate Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy (AFHEA) and 30 credits at Master's level. 

You can register to attend all 10 sessions using this booking system. Your suitability to attend will then be reviewed by the programme team and you will be offered a place on this course provided that you meet the pre-requisites (see below).   

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Aimed at

Doctoral Researchers who are employed as Graduate Teaching Assistants at Brunel University London


Participants on this course should have some regular hours working as Graduate Teaching Assistants at Brunel University London.

Joining instructions

Rgister to attend on the dates provided. Await confirmation from the programme team regarding your place on the course.

PLEASE NOTE: By registering on to the first date, you will be consenting to attend all 10 sessions on the dates provided.

(Dates - 10 October 2019, 24 October 2019, 7 November 2019, 21 November 2019, 5 December 2019, 30 January 2020, 13 February 2020, 27 February 2020, 12 March 2020, 26 March 2020)

Key learning outcomes

By the end of this training, successful participants will:

  • Have a strong grounding in all relevant aspects of learning and teaching in higher education
  • Have gained Associate Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy – a desirable accreditation for those hoping to embark upon an academic career
  • Have 30 credits at Master’s level

Presented by

Adam Carter, Academic Practice Team

Specific skills focused on in this session

Teaching and learning skills, information literacy

Health and Safety and general notice

Participants will be required to access online resources through the university’s Blackboard site and thus have access to a suitable device. Participants will be viewing resources on a SMART Board screen during the sessions.

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Brunel 3D Development Tool

Develops the following:

Skills needed to do your research and career

Skills needed to disseminate your research

Skills needed to develop your research and career

Researcher Development Framework (RDF) Competencies

Develops skills relevant to the following domains of the RDF:

This workshop is provided by

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