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Summer School for Academic Teachers 2023
From:Tu 29-08-2023
Until:Th 31-08-2023
Where:Groningen city centre

Are you new at teaching at the UG and you could 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? Join...

Workshop: 'How to Evaluate Your Innovative Teaching Practices'
When:Tu 27-06-2023 10:00 - 12:00
Where:House of Connections

Many teachers invest a lot of effort into innovating their teaching practices by for example flipping the classroom, using technology to make learning more active or including project work into their courses. But how do we know whether our...

Challenge Based Learning Conference
When:Th 15-06-2023

Join us for the Challenge Based Learning Conference taking place on the 15th of June in Eindhoven. The conference promises to be an excellent opportunity to learn about the latest developments in Challenge Based Learning, and we would love to travel...

Workshop: Humanizing Education Through Videos
When:We 14-06-2023 11:00 - 13:00
Where:Academy Building

Offering asynchronous videos for students has many educational benefits. One important – but often overlooked – advantage is that it can help you humanize your teaching. Among others, videos can make yourself more approachable, improving your interaction...

Get started with your Comenius grant proposal
When:We 07-06-2023 15:00 - 16:30
Where:Harmony Building (details in Google Calendar item)

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...

Workshop: Challenges in inclusive assessment
When:Th 25-05-2023 10:00 - 12:00
Where:Harmony Building, exact room in Google Calendar item

Educationalists claim that the goal of assessment is to demonstrate learners' achievement and, in this way, guide them in their learning journey. For students, on the other hand, assessment often feels like a trial of whether or not they are smart,...

Workshop: Art as a form of creative thinking in higher education
When:Mo 17-04-2023 15:00 - 17:00
Where:Tammeszaal, University of Groningen Library

Art is a form of creative thinking. A visit to a movie theater prompts a conversation about important matters in life. A piece of music that brings back memories of the past. A painting that encapsulates in an image what words cannot say. Yet, it has...

Education Festival 2023
From:Mo 27-03-2023
Until:Th 30-03-2023
Where:Online and on-site sessions

This year’s festival is titled ‘Connecting the Dots, Collaboration in Teaching and Learning’. Read more via the button below!

Best Practice Award
When:Mo 27-03-2023

UG Best Practice in Teaching & Learning Award 2023

The upcoming Education Festival (27 to 30 March 2023) showcases the ‘Best Practices in Teaching and Learning Award’ (BPA). You can follow the livestream of the award ceremony on 27 March 2023 and get...

EQUIPPING in international classrooms
When:Fr 24-03-2023 10:00 - 13:00
Where:Online: Blackboard collaborate

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

The SU and UG are collaborating on an assortment of themes, one of which is on...

Workshop YAG/TAG: Connecting Research and Teaching
When:Mo 13-03-2023 15:30 - 17:30
Where:Tammeszaal, University Library Groningen

A teacher on Monday, a researcher on Tuesday? Would you like to merge your split identity more in your daily practice as an academic?

This workshop, organised in collaboration with the Young Academy Groningen (YAG) will center around the question on how...

What's your Blend?
When:Th 23-02-2023 15:00 - 17:00
Where:1323 T14 Uurwerkersgang, 9712 CP Groningen,

Are you curious about how to make a better blended course design? Have you been wondering how other colleagues have created their own unique learning blends? Join us during our hands-on workshop ‘What’s Your Blend?’ on 23 February from 15:00 PM 17:00 PM.


Meet & Share, a TAG Networking Session
When:Th 26-01-2023 16:00 - 17:00
Where:Van Swinderen Huys

Join ‘Meet & Share,’ a TAG networking session held on the 26th of January, from 4 pm to 5 pm. After an opening presentation from Marco de Carvalho Filho on innovation in education, you will have an opportunity to meet colleagues and exchange ideas and...

Winter School for Academic Teachers
From:Mo 23-01-2023
Until:Th 26-01-2023
Where:Groningen (city centre)

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 not...

Masterclass: Innovation in Education – from creativity to scholarship
When:Th 01-12-2022 14:00 - 16:00
Where:Faculty of Medical Sciences | Antonius Deusinglaan 1, 9713 AV Groningen | Room 3219.0024C

How can we transform the challenges of our educational practice into opportunities to renew and refresh our pedagogical approaches? How may educational theory inform the development of evidence-informed activities?

In this session, dr. Marco Carvalho...

Open Pedagogy: hands-on Workshop Open Pedagogy at UG (Part 3)
When:Tu 08-11-2022 10:00 - 12:30
Where:ALC in the Harmony, 1314.0142

How to implement the Open Pedagogy philosophy in your courses? Join the “Open Pedagogy series” organized by the TAG, ESI and UG Library!

During the follow-up hands-on workshop, participants will get started with integrating open pedagogy in their courses...

TAG White paper presentation “Open Educational Resources: Too good to be true or the future of education?” Series: Open Pedagogy at UG (Part 2)
When:Tu 01-11-2022 12:00 - 13:00
Where:Blackboard Collaborate

Recently, the Community of Practice for “Teaching Innovation in STEM Education” decided to look at the Open Educational Resources (OER). Our University is promoting the use of OER through the University Library, and the Open Education pillar of the Open...

Workshop: Internationalized & inclusive course design
When:Th 27-10-2022 12:00 - 15:00

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,...

Accessible education at the UG: panel discussion and signing of UN Declaration of Intent for studying with a disability
When:Th 06-10-2022 11:00 - 13:00
Where:Het Kasteel, Melkweg 1

During the Week of Accessibility, the UN Declaration of Intent for more inclusive education will be signed by UG Rector Magnificus Cisca Wijmenga. Together, the Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer Gerry Wakker, the Advisory Committee for Disabled...

Interdisciplinary project grants: How to get started
When:Mo 03-10-2022 12:00 - 14:00
Where:Engelse Zaal, Academy Building

Are you looking for ways to finance your interdisciplinary pilot initiative in education and want to learn more about how you could do that through interfaculty collaboration?

Recently, the Faculties and the Board of the University set up an incentive...

Open Pedagogy at UG (Part 1)
When:Th 29-09-2022 12:00 - 13:00
Where:Blackboard Collaborate

Curious about what Open Pedagogy is? Join the “Open Pedagogy series” organized by the TAG, ESI, and the UG Library!

During the first session (Webinar) participants will learn from the leading expert in Open Pedagogy in the Netherlands Ria Jacobi...

Comenius writing group
When:We 31-08-2022 13:00 - 15:00

Are you interested in applying for one of the Comenius scholarships? Would you like to write a strong qualitative proposal? Join the Comenius writing group!

The program consists of two on-site sessions (31 August from 13-15h and 28 September from 13-15h),...

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

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...

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

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...

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...

Best Practice Award
When:Fr 08-04-2022

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!

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?...

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.


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