Teaching for Growth Program for Early Career Educators

2 women working at a computerThe Teaching for Growth Program is a program that supports Postdocs and New Faculty who are new to teaching, new to Queen’s University, or both, in their professional growth as teachers and mentors.

Intended Audience: New faculty and postdocs and others 


Date and Time Title and Description Link
Wednesday, September 20, 2023; 10:00 - 11:30am

Building Classroom Communities Workshop Series

This workshop series is focused on establishing and sustaining classroom communities. These may be attended as stand-alone sessions or you can attend the series as a whole.

Establishing Classroom Culture: Community Agreements

Creating an inclusive learning environment is crucial to student success and engagement. Community agreements are one-way educators can work to set the tone and expectations around their classroom space and culture. This workshop on Community Agreements uses discussion, self-reflection, and planning activities to better prepare educators with the tools and strategies to establish and maintain a supportive and inclusive classroom.

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Thursday, October 26, 2023; 3:00 – 4:00pm

Creating a Teaching Dossier

This session will introduce and provide examples of the nature and structure of teaching dossiers, which are a valuable summary of accomplishments, strengths, and directions as a teacher increasingly submitted when applying for academic positions or for promotion, tenure or renewal.

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Wednesday, November 15, 2023; 10:30am-12:00pm

Developing Globally Engaged Curriculum: Why, What & How

In this workshop, participants will explore their own ‘why, what and how’ of developing a globally engaged curriculum. They will work together to envision what a globally engaged curriculum may look like in one’s own disciplinary field or academic context and start enacting their visions in practice through small steps.

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Monday, December 4, 2023; 1:30 – 2:30pm

Pedagogical Technologies for Student Engagement and Feedback

FeedbackFruits (FBF)

In this working session, we will explore FBF Peer Review and FBF Group Member Evaluation tools. We will discuss best practices around preparing students for peer evaluation and ways for providing effective feedback.

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Wednesday, January 24, 2024; 1:30 - 3:00pm

Curriculum Commons

Aligning Learning Outcomes with Teaching and Learning Activities, and Assessments

By the end of this session, participants will be equipped to devise strategies for documenting and highlighting the ways in which instructional strategies, student activities, and assessment of learning serve to affirm program goals. Working at the course level? This session will encourage thinking on course design as connected to program outcomes.

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Check back regularly for more session coming soon!


Mentorship and Supervision

Training Opportunities Available through the School of Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Affairs (SGSPA).

SGSPA Supervision Resources

Documenting your Teaching

Evaluation of teaching has many purposes, including collecting feedback for teaching improvement, developing a portfolio for job applications, or gathering data as part of your teaching dossier.

Evaluation of Teaching Resources

SoTL Research

The Centre for Teaching & Learning offers support and resources to individuals and research groups engaging in educational research, also referred to as the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning.

SoTL Resources