Teaching & Learning


An introduction to teaching for Postdoctoral Researchers 26 Nov

26 November 2019, 11:00 am–1:00 pm

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You will be introduced to effective teaching and consider how you would like to use these approaches in your teaching, in this workshop led by the UCL Arena Centre.

Event Information

Open to

UCL staff




UCL Arena Centre


Arena Room, 10th Floor
1-19 Torrington Place
United Kingdom

Tuesday 26 November 11:00 - 13:00

UCL Arena Centre are delivering this session, which is open to all postdoctoral staff who want to develop their teaching.  

You will try out different ways of making teaching effective and consider if/how you would like to use these approaches in your teaching and you will sketch a mini-design for learning in your discipline.  

In this session, you will receive guidance on applying for a Higher Education Academy Fellowship and the benefits of this nationally recognised teaching qualification.  

This workshop will cover:
  • what is effective teaching
  • methods for planning and designing sessions
  • methods and approaches promoting active learning and;
  • evaluation and planning next steps 

After attending this session you will

  • develop confidence in teaching
  • be able to plan, design and deliver lectures and other teaching
  • know how to encourage students to be active participants in their learning 
  • understand how to evaluate your own effectiveness as an educator 

Who should attend

You should attend if you are a postdoctoral student at UCL, who wants to develop your teaching.  

You may also find the session on 'Micro teaching for Postdoctoral Researchers' beneficial. Search for it in our events calendar to view the latest available dates.