Focus Newsletter

Spring Focus 2019 - Active Learning. This issue of Focus takes a closer look at active learning, a student-centred practice where learners move beyond passive listening to engage with content in new ways.


TA Day
Monday, September 9, 2019
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Dalhousie Student Union Building

A free, one-day event designed for TAs and students who are interested in a teaching career. Choose from a variety of concurrent sessions designed to address the essential skills required by undergraduate and graduate students alike to effectively facilitate classes and to enhance their teaching skills.

Find Out More About TA Day and Register

Kairos Blanket Exercise

Staff and Faculty are invited to experience the Kairos Blanket Exercise, hosted by Dalhousie Elders in Residence. Please register using the links below. Space is limited.

University Club, Great Hall

August 21, 2019, 1:30 - 4:00 p.m.

News and Updates

Course Syllabus Update

Professional Development

Lunch and Learn Series 2020. Check back in the fall for details.

Faculty Programs

Faculty Certificate in Teaching and Learning
The Faculty Certificate in Teaching and Learning is a non-credit program, free to Dalhousie faculty members including limited term contract faculty, part-time academics, and post-doctoral fellows, as well as staff members who teach.  

Graduate Student Programs

Certificate in University Teaching and Learning (CUTL)
The Certificate provides a flexible framework for integrating and recognizing a comprehensive range of teaching development programming.  Enrolment cannot exceed the duration of a participant's graduate program.

Teaching Assistant Enrichment Program (TAEP)
The Teaching Assistant Enrichment Program (TAEP) is a one-year (September to May) flexible teaching development program created specifically for TAs.