An overview of possible CPD activities

For UM teaching staff with a UTQ and a teaching load of greater than 160 hours per year

As a member of UM teaching staff with a UTQ and a teaching load of more than 10% (equivalent to 160 hours per year for a full-time appointment), you are encouraged to reflect upon your development wishes and needs, so that you can plan your CPD.  To help you develop new knowledge and skills relating to your teaching, your faculty as well as various other UM departments, including EDLAB, offer a range of activities that may be relevant for you.

Would you like to know more about CPD and whether our offer may be relevant to you? Read more information here.

Upcoming CPD activities

Books

Read to succeed: Professional Development Book Club

EDLAB is looking to start a book group as part of our CPD offering. We will start off by reading “Education in the Open Society – Karl Popper and Schooling” by Richard Bailey and discussing the relevance of this book for our (CCCS) educational philosophy. This activity is open to all UM teaching staff who are eligible for CPD.
More information and to register
Books

Read to succeed: Professional Development Book Club

EDLAB is looking to start a book group as part of our CPD offering. We will start off by reading “Education in the Open Society – Karl Popper and Schooling” by Richard Bailey and discussing the relevance of this book for our (CCCS) educational philosophy. This activity is open to all UM teaching staff who are eligible for CPD.
More information and to register

CPD themes and online modules

Check out different CPD Themes

Check out interesting themes related to CPD here. Learn more about student engagement, student assessment, supporting groupwork and other interesting topics.

CPD Canvas Modules

Join one of our interactive CPD modules on Canvas for interesting readings and videos and remain informed about relevant online and on-campus activities which can support in developing your professional competences.

Online CPD sources

For support with your online, blended or hybrid education, the UM has set up a host of digital facilities, as well as tips & tricks to support you.

EDLAB is also busy boosting its support in this area and you can find our recorded webinar series on online education here as well as our our CPD knowledge clips on online teaching here.

Other sources of training and support within UM

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The Language Centre

The UM Language Centre offers training for staff on delivering effective English-Medium Instruction (EMI). This focuses on how you can communicate more effectively with students from diverse backgrounds. This training gives teachers the chance to share experiences, discuss good practices and learn better communication strategies that are relevant for the UM’s international classroom.
Contact the Language Centre for more info
CPD Activities PRACTICE PAGE

The UM Diversity & Inclusivity Office

UM’s D&I Office are working on a number of new activities to help our staff to foster an inclusive and effective learning environment in which everyone feels welcome and valued.
Support from the UM D&I Office
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The Student Service Centre (SSC)

The SSC offers online modules and face-to-face training, helping you to be a better coach to your students, be better able to advise your students in their employability or well-being options, and to be able to identify when students may need additional support.
Support from the SSC
Library

The University Library

The University Library offers a wealth of skills training and advice on blended learning, tools to enhance activated learning and support for Canvas. You can also find more support for digital assessment including TestVision.
Support from the UM Library