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Interdisciplinary project grants: How to get started
When:Th 22-09-2022 12:00 - 14:00
Where:Bruinszaal, Academy Building

Are you looking for ways to finance your interdisciplinary pilot initiative in education and want to learn more on how you could do that through interfaculty collaboration? Recently, the Faculties and the Board of the University set up an incentive fund...

Summer School for Academic Teachers
From:Mo 29-08-2022
Until:Th 01-09-2022
Where:Gronngen

Are you new at teaching at the UG and could you use some support to enhance your teaching skills? Or have you already been on the job for a while and noticed that you could use more information to better find your way within this huge organization? Why...

What do we know about Blended Learning’s Role in addressing Diversity and Inclusion? A Summary of the Current Educational Research Findings
When:Tu 28-06-2022 12:00 - 13:00
Where:Online

Recently the Communities of Practice for Blended Learning along with the Inclusion and Diversity group decided to look at the existing research on how different forms of Blended Learning benefit or hinder learning for different groups. In this...

Comenius Call 2021 -31 August 2021 feedback session: writing a letter of intent
When:Tu 28-06-2022
Where:online event

Are you interested in submitting a proposal for a Comenius Teaching or Senior Fellow grant? If so, we would like to inform you about the online feedback session organized by the Teaching Academy Groningen on Tuesday 31 August from 12 noon to 2 p.m. The...

EQUIPPING in international classrooms
When:Tu 14-06-2022 12:00 - 15:00
Where:Online

Series of workshops on peer learning and sharing teaching practices - collaboration between Stellenbosch University (SU) and the University of Groningen (UG)

The SU and UG will be collaborating on a variety of themes, one of which is on inclusion,...

Making great podcasts, part 3: Best Practice Award winners share their tips and tricks for students and teachers!
When:Tu 14-06-2022 12:00 - 13:00
Where:Online

How to create engaging, triggering podcasts? The winning team of the UG Best Practice Award, will share tips and tricks on how they created preparatory podcasts to replace online lectures with you during the TAG webinar on 14 June 2022.

How did the...

Is intercultural competence relevant for the STEM classroom?
When:Tu 31-05-2022 12:00 - 13:00
Where:Online

How does cultural diversity impact your STEM classroom? What, as a teacher, can you do to support your learners?

In this session the relevance of the intercultural dimension to you as a teacher will be discussed. We will address a (small) number of...

Get started with your Comenius grant proposal
When:Tu 24-05-2022 15:00 - 16:30
Where:on-site (Groningen city center location TBA)

Do you want to put your vision or idea on educational innovation into practice? The Comenius programme stimulates innovation in Dutch higher education by offering grants to education professionals to implement their ideals and ideas. Proposals for...

Creating an overview of the support for inclusive education
When:Th 12-05-2022 12:00 - 13:30
Where:City center, will follow after registration.

Would you like a clear presentation with an overview of all possible facilities at different levels that the UG has to offer in the field of inclusiveness and diversity in education? That is the goal of the lunch session organized by The Teaching Academy...

Best Practice Award
When:Fr 08-04-2022
Where:livestream

UG Best Practice in Teaching & Learning Award 2022

This year’s Education Festival (4 to 8 of April 2022) will showcase the brand new ‘Best Practice in Teaching & Learning Award’ (BPA). This new award is the successor of the well known ‘Lecturer of the...

Education Festival 2022
From:Mo 04-04-2022
Until:Fr 08-04-2022
Where:Online and on-site sessions

This year’s festival is titled ‘Making connections for quality education’. Read more via the button below!

Recognition & Rewards Festival | February 4th, 2022
When:Fr 04-02-2022 09:30 - 16:30
Where:Online

The second edition of the Recognition & Rewards Festival will take place on February 4th, 2022. We would like to invite everyone who is interested in the Recognition & Rewards Programme. We will discuss the opportunities, challenges and dilemmas of...

Winter School for Teachers
From:Mo 31-01-2022
Until:Th 03-02-2022
Where:Online / Groningen City Center

Are you new at teaching at the UG and could you use some support to enhance your teaching skills? Or have you already been on the job for a few months and noticed that you could use more information to better find your way within this huge organization?...

Making great podcasts, part 2:    The guinea pigs make a podcast
When:Th 27-01-2022 12:00 - 13:15
Where:online event, session will be held in English

Would you like to find out how beginners made their first podcasts for their courses? Since our first podcast session in early December, two of our lecturers set out to make  podcasts for their classes. How did it go? What did they learn? Was it worth...

Design towards Inclusion: Exploring ‘Universal Design for Learning' as an inclusive design method
When:Tu 07-12-2021 11:00 - 12:30
Where:online event, session will be held in English

In this webinar you will explore inclusive education through the principles and practice of 'Universal Design for Learning', as an inclusive design method for a wide variety of students. Sietske Vissers and Aletta Westra-Hofstee will showcase the...

Making great podcasts for the classroom: ‘No, you don't just record a lecture.´ (online session)
When:Th 02-12-2021 12:00 - 13:00
Where:online event, session will be held in English

Why should you consider using podcasts for your course? What are the essential elements that you need to know to make a good podcast? How are faculty using podcasts in their classes?

Podcasts are another way to teach content to students digitally. While...

Autumn School for Teachers
From:Mo 01-11-2021
Until:Th 04-11-2021
Where:Groningen City Center

Join the autumn school for academic teachers! We offer several workshops and activities to help you prepare for your teaching job.

The activities are held from November 1st – 4th 2021 and vary from a “Crash Course Fundamentals of University Teaching”, to...

Live session Virtual Reality in Your Classroom (with live-stream)
When:Mo 27-09-2021 14:00 - 16:00
Where:Live session; Van Swinderen Huys, Oude Boteringestraat 19 9712 GC Groningen, with live stream, session will be held in English

Would you like to get inspired by simulations? Or observe a virtual reality lab? Bas Baalmans, Community of Expertise Leader of the Blended Learning Community at the Teaching Academy Groningen (TAG), would like to welcome you on Monday 27 September to...

Comenius Call 2022 - Feedback session: writing the preliminary application
When:We 15-09-2021 10:00 - 12:00
Where:online event, session will be held in English

Are you already working on a letter of intent for the current Comenius Calls 2022? Then you may already wish to pencil in your agenda the on-campus session on 15 September at 10.00 a.m. to 12.00 p.m. (noon) organised by the Teaching Academy Groningen.

Th...

Information meeting on SURF subsidies for teaching innovation (Stimuleringsregeling Open en Online Onderwijs)
When:We 08-09-2021 13:00 - 13:45
Where:online event, session will be held in English

Subsidy schemes grant higher education institutions access to knowledge and allows them to experiment with online applications and to pool high quality learning materials. Are you a teacher facing questions such as: how do I write my application for the...

Onboarding Summer School
From:Mo 23-08-2021
Until:Th 26-08-2021
Where:Groningen City Center

Join the Summer School for Academic Teachers! We offer several workshops and activities to help you prepare for your teaching job.

The activities are held from 23-26 August 2021 and vary form a “Crash Course Start to Teach”, to several workshops, a...

Info session Comenius Grant Support 2022
When:Th 24-06-2021 11:00 - 11:45
Where:Online

Do you want to put your vision or idea on educational innovation into practice? The Comenius programme stimulates innovation in Dutch higher education by offering grants to education professionals to implement their ideals and ideas. The themes for the...

SURF-webinar: the basics of the Open and online education incentive scheme
When:Th 17-06-2021 14:00 - 15:30
Where:Online

ICT in higher education offers opportunities for innovation and quality improvement. The Ministry of Education, Culture and Science makes funding available through the Stimuleringsregeling Open en online onderwijs. National coordination is in the hands...

Webinar- TAs to the rescue? How can TAs help out our teachers?
When:Tu 15-06-2021 12:00 - 13:30
Where:Online

The workload of teachers is very high and we expect even more students entering the university next academic year. Can Teaching and Student Assistants (TA and SA) help? What kind of tasks (both teaching and administrative) can be delegated? How to manage...

EQUIPPING event: Diversity as a Resource for Teaching
When:Th 03-12-2020 11:00 - 13:00
Where:Online

Please find the link to the recording of the EQUIPPING event "Diversity as a Resource for Teaching" (3 December). We hope you will enjoy (re)watching the panel discussion.

Furthermore, we would like to remind you to fill in the evaluation form. We would...

Comenius Calls 2021: support with the preliminary application
When:Th 24-09-2020 12:30 - 14:00
Where:Online

The Comenius Calls 2021 have reached its first milestone! The deadlines to submit the letter of intent for the different calls - Teaching, Senior and Leadership Fellowship- have passed. Have you successfully submitted a Letter of Intent for a Comenius...

Research in Higher Education at the UG
When:Th 17-09-2020 09:30 - 23:00
Where:Hybrid setting (on site and online) to be confirmed

The conversation started during the first meeting on this topic on 18 June will continue, building up on the gathered information on past and ongoing research in higher education at the UG. This information serves as inventory and it will also support...

Comenius calls 2021: online session
When:Tu 01-09-2020 15:00 - 16:00
Where:Online

The Comenius calls 2021 are still open!

Do you have an idea or vision on educational innovation that you would like to put into practice? Have you considered the Comenius programme? The Comenius programme stimulates innovation in Dutch higher education...

Hybrid Education at UG: follow-up session
When:Th 27-08-2020 09:30 - 13:15
Where:Online

The Teaching Academy Groningen will provide for the continuation of the conversation, and organising the first follow-up event. The programme consisted of practice-relevant and innovative topics, presented in a variety of formats. Guest speakers and UG...

Academic career paths
When:Tu 23-06-2020 15:00 - 17:00
Where:Online

How do we enable diversity in career paths and profiles for academics? How can you make a career in teaching at your faculty? Chaired by prof. dr. Debbie Jaarsma.

Hybrid Education at UG: a reflection room
When:Th 18-06-2020 12:00 - 13:00
Where:Online

The current situation shows how flexible teachers and students are, but also that remote teaching is not ideal. What experiences with remote teaching do we want to keep, what do we want to change? How are we going to deliver on-site education and to...

TAG: from Research to Education
When:Th 18-06-2020
Where:Online

The Teaching Academy Groningen (TAG) was initiated in 2017 as an interdisciplinary and interfaculty community of practice for senior lecturers. Since then, the TAG has explored how this community of practice can function best within the UG and how it can...

Education & Educational Research
When:Tu 12-05-2020 03:00 - 05:00
Where:University College Hoendiep

Get inspired by best practices used in educational research at the University of Groningen and learn more about the process of conducting educational research. Chaired by prof. dr. J. Riezebos.

Get started with your Comenius grant proposal
When:Tu 17-03-2020 15:00 - 17:00
Where:Van Swinderenhuys

Learn more about the requirements of the Comenius programme and pitch your ideas on educational innovation in your teaching practice. Chaired by prof. dr. Hanny Elzinga.

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