Events and Conferences

Professional Development: Teaching and Learning Centre

March 24, 2016

SFU's Teaching and Learning Centre is a great place to hone your transferable skills in teaching, facilitation, and presentation practice. Here are their spring and summer offerings for graduate students: 

Instructional Skills Workshops

This three-day workshop is geared toward instructors, staff and graduate students in an instructional role who wish to strengthen their teaching skills. the Instructional Skills Workshop is designed to strengthen novice to expert instructors' skills through intensive, yet practical, exercises in learning-centred teaching. There are two sessions available. Registration is ongoing until full.

Call for Proposals: 31st Annual Fall TA/TM Day

The Teaching and Learning Centre invites experienced teaching assistants and tutor-markers to apply to lead workshops at the 31st Annual Fall TA/TM Day: The Teaching Orientation Program on September 9, 2016. This orientation day is intended for new and veteran TAs and TMs (and grad students interested in becoming a TA or TM). Apply by Friday, April 8th, 2016. More info.

15th Annual Symposium on Teaching and Learning: Universal Design for All Learners

SFU's annual Symposium on Teaching and Learning is the premier forum for faculty members, instructors, staff and students to share ideas, experiences and practices related to teaching and learning. This year’s event will include a keynote address by Thomas J. Tobin (right) of Northeastern Illinois University and a half-day pre-Symposium workshop with consultations. For more info and to register click here.

See the Call for Proposals (submission deadline is March 11)

Pre-Symposium Universal Design for Learning Workshop and Consultations

  • Date: May 17, 2016
  • Time: 1:00pm - 4:30pm
  • Location: Burnaby Campus

Symposium on Teaching and Learning

  • Date: May 18-19, 2016
  • Time: 8:30 am - 4:30pm
  • Location: Burnaby Campus

Fall 2016 Certificate Program in University Teaching and Learning

Are you a graduate student intending to apply for a teaching position? If so, reflecting on your teaching, improving your skills and developing your practice may give you an advantage. This is a four-month, 120-hour, Senate-approved non-credit certificate for SFU graduate students who are aiming for employment in post-secondary institutions. For more info and to apply click here. Apply by May 27

  • Date: Fridays, September 16-December 16, 2016 (No class November 11)
  • Time: 9:00 am-12:00 pm, SFU Burnaby
  • Location: Halpern Centre 126, Burnaby Campus

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