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Gateway workshops

Gateway workshops are designed to prepare postgraduate students with no prior experience for their teaching responsibilities by introducing approaches to teaching and learning.

If you know you will be teaching in the coming term and have not completed any prior training or development sessions, whether with UCL Arena Centre, the Graduate School, or in your department or Faculty, then you need to register for one three-hour Gateway workshop.

These workshops bring together PGTAs from all over UCL.

We discuss important aspects of learning and teaching, share good practice, and tackle challenges and concerns, all of which are related to the individuals' own practice.

You’ll also find out about key scholarship and future opportunities like our Teaching Associate Programme and Arena Fellowships.

Registration 

Registration is now open for 2019/20.

Register for Gateway session

Date Time
Tuesday 10 September 2 pm to 5 pm 
Tuesday 17 September2 pm to 5 pm 
Wednesday 18 September2 pm to 5 pm 
Tuesday 24 September 2 pm to 5 pm 
Thursday 26 October 10 am to 1 pm
Tuesday 01 October 2 pm to 5 pm 
Wednesday 09 October 10 am to 1 pm
Friday 18 October 10 am to 1 pm
Tuesday 22 October 2 pm to 5 pm 
Tuesday 05 November 2 pm to 5 pm 
Thursday 07 November 2 pm to 5 pm 
Tuesday 26 November2 pm to 5 pm 

UCL Arena Gateway Moodle accompanies the Gateway workshop and contains links to further information, useful resources for developing your teaching and preparatory activities.
Further information and resources
 

Feedback from previous participants

'Engaging seminar leaders, good participation, interesting scenarios and ideas.'

'Loved it! In this age of technology we need to bring phones and real-time polling into the classroom.'

'Brilliant, practical and very useful advice. Good sign-posting to helpful resources and ideas for future development.'

'I particularly liked the structure, the format and the approach - it was very well thought out and it felt very productive and engaging. The examples were great and there are many things to take away and apply.'

'Sharing our own experiences was very helpful.'

'Gave me very practical advice for improving my teaching.'