Professional Development for Grad Students

A collection of professional development opportunities and events for Graduate Students, including the Instructional Skills Workshop, the Graduate Certificate Program, Mentoring and Facilitation Workshops, as well as the Graduate Institute which takes place annually during February.

Teaching and Learning Professional Development – Online Course


Event Date & Time

  • July 30, 2019 - July 31, 2020
    12:00 am - 5:00 pm

Event Description

This self-paced online course aims to support a broad and diverse group of instructors – faculty, staff and students – in their teaching and learning professional development. This asynchronous course is offered on an ongoing basis. Please note that the current offering is developed for those who are beginning to teach and are looking to (more…)

Foundations of Pedagogy – January, February & March 2020


Event Date & Time

  • January 21, 2020
    2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
  • January 28, 2020
    2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
  • February 4, 2020
    2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
  • February 11, 2020
    2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
  • February 25, 2020
    2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
  • March 3, 2020
    2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
  • March 10, 2020
    2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Event Description

At the end of the one-term course, you will be able to use concepts in evidence-based teaching to effectively teach a lesson in an undergraduate classroom, with emphasis on alignment of learning objectives, activities and assessment. UBC graduate students and postdocs from all disciplines are invited to participate.  Successful completion involves participation in 7 out (more…)

Graduate Instructional Skills Workshop – February 1, 2 & 8, 2020


Event Date & Time

  • February 1, 2020
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm
  • February 2, 2020
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm
  • February 8, 2020
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm

Event Description

***Click “Register Now” to sign up for the WAITLIST only (being on the waitlist doesn’t guarantee a spot). IF you are chosen to participate, you will be contacted directly by our office by email (between after signing up and by registration closing date)*** Registration for the WAITLIST of this ISW opens on Monday December 16 at 9am PST (more…)

Graduate Instructional Skills Workshop – February 9, 13 & 15, 2020


Event Date & Time

  • February 9, 2020
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm
  • February 13, 2020
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm
  • February 15, 2020
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm

Event Description

***Click “Register Now” to sign up for the WAITLIST only (being on the waitlist doesn’t guarantee a spot). IF you are chosen to participate, you will be contacted directly by our office by email (between after signing up and by registration closing date)*** Registration for the WAITLIST of this ISW opens on Monday December 23 at 9am PST (more…)

Graduate Instructional Skills Workshop – February 16, 22 & 23, 2020


Event Date & Time

  • February 16, 2020
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm
  • February 22, 2020
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm
  • February 23, 2020
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm

Event Description

***Click “Register Now” to sign up for the WAITLIST only (being on the waitlist doesn’t guarantee a spot). IF you are chosen to participate, you will be contacted directly by our office by email (between after signing up and by registration closing date)*** Registration for the WAITLIST of this ISW opens on Monday December 30 at 9am PST (more…)

Graduate Instructional Skills Workshop – March 7, 8 & 14, 2020


Event Date & Time

  • March 7, 2020
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm
  • March 8, 2020
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm
  • March 14, 2020
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm

Event Description

***Click “Register Now” to sign up for the WAITLIST only (being on the waitlist doesn’t guarantee a spot). IF you are chosen to participate, you will be contacted directly by our office by email (between after signing up and by registration closing date)*** Registration for the WAITLIST of this ISW opens on Monday January 20 at 9am PST (more…)

Graduate Instructional Skills Workshop – March 22, 28 & 29, 2020


Event Date & Time

  • March 22, 2020
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm
  • March 28, 2020
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm
  • March 29, 2020
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm

Event Description

***Click “Register Now” to sign up for the WAITLIST only (being on the waitlist doesn’t guarantee a spot). IF you are chosen to participate, you will be contacted directly by our office by email (between after signing up and by registration closing date)*** Registration for the WAITLIST of this ISW opens on Monday February 3 at 9am PST (more…)

Graduate Instructional Skills Workshop – April 2, 4 & 6, 2020


Event Date & Time

  • April 2, 2020
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm
  • April 4, 2020
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm
  • April 6, 2020
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm

Event Description

***Click “Register Now” to sign up for the WAITLIST only (being on the waitlist doesn’t guarantee a spot). IF you are chosen to participate, you will be contacted directly by our office by email (between after signing up and by registration closing date)*** Registration for the WAITLIST of this ISW opens on Thursday February 13 at 9am PST (more…)

Graduate Instructional Skills Workshop – April 18, 25 & May 2, 2020


Event Date & Time

  • April 18, 2020
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm
  • April 25, 2020
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm
  • May 2, 2020
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm

Event Description

***Click “Register Now” to sign up for the WAITLIST only (being on the waitlist doesn’t guarantee a spot). IF you are chosen to participate, you will be contacted directly by our office by email (between after signing up and by registration closing date)*** Registration for the WAITLIST of this ISW opens on Monday March 2 at 9am PST (more…)

Graduate Instructional Skills Workshop – May 3, 9 & 10, 2020


Event Date & Time

  • May 3, 2020
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm
  • May 9, 2020
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm
  • May 10, 2020
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm

Event Description

***Click “Register Now” to sign up for the WAITLIST only (being on the waitlist doesn’t guarantee a spot). IF you are chosen to participate, you will be contacted directly by our office by email (between after signing up and by registration closing date)*** Registration for the WAITLIST of this ISW opens on Monday March 16 at 9am PST (more…)