Vice-Provost and Associate Vice-President, Learning & Teaching

The Vice-Provost and Associate Vice-President, Learning & Teaching (AVPLT), provides leadership for the learning and teaching mission of the university and oversees the work of a number of teaching support units. The position is currently held by Dr. Elizabeth Elle.

Our current initiatives

Celebrating and Assessing Teaching Excellence

Learn about SFU’s move toward a more holistic approach to teaching assessment.

Educational Goals Initiative

Find out what’s next for educational goals at SFU.

Experiential Education

Read about SFU’s plans to identify and support experiential learning opportunities.

FUSION Skill Development Program

Learn about an inter-university pilot project that prepares students for work and leadership.

General Education Curriculum Review

Learn more about SFU’s review of the WQB requirements.

Student Surveys

Discover SFU students’ views on the move to remote learning in 2020 and the return to our campuses in Fall 2021.

Our portfolio

The following service units report to the Vice-Provost and Associate Vice-President, Learning & Teaching.

Centre for Educational Excellence

Innovative teaching development for instructors and academic units.

Learning Experiences Assessment and Planning (LEAP)

Supporting continual improvement of the learning experience by gathering student feedback and helping to assess educational goals.

Semester In Program

A partnering pathway for SFU academic units to offer semester-long, cohort-based learning approaches.

Institute for the Study of Teaching and Learning in the Disciplines (ISTLD)

“Inspiring, supporting, and enhancing teaching and learning inquiry.”

Office of Francophone and Francophile Affairs

A leader in the growth and development of post-secondary education in French in British Columbia.

How to contact us

Mailing address

Dr. Elizabeth Elle
Associate Vice-President, Learning & Teaching
Simon Fraser University
8888 University Drive
Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6

Meetings and appointments

Erin Babingao
Executive Secretary to the Associate Vice-President, Learning & Teaching

Phone: 778.782.5433