The Teaching Fellows support and advance the quality of our teaching and learning at KPU by supporting educators through consultations, sessions and developing resources. Focus areas align with key priorities in our Academic Plan.
K-12 Transformations – Nancy Norman
Purpose: To prepare KPU educators and programs for the extensive K-12 curriculum changes and incoming students.
Opportunities to learn more:
- Brown Bag Series: Conversations about the redesigned K-12 curriculum: What can KPU Faculty Expect?
Come join the conversation about the recent changes to the K-12 curriculum and how these will impact KPU faculty. This hour will be an open format with emphasis on key changes including, assessment, individualized learning, core competencies, and Aboriginal perspectives.
This session is offered at various campuses Oct-Nov 2018 | Please pre-register online, but drop-ins are welcome.
- Field Trips to Local High Schools for KPU Faculty
Curious about what happens inside local high school classrooms, and wonder about what students are learning before they enter KPU?
Nancy Norman, Teaching Fellow, K-12 Transformation is organizing field trips for KPU faculty to visit local high school classes to observe teachers and students in action. Some possible classes could include grade 11 or 12, English, Math, Geography, History, Science (Physics, Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science), Shop classes, Music, BASES programs, or something of your interest.
The field trips can be arranged for individuals or small groups (2-3 faculty).
To express your interest, please complete the online registration form.
- Reading Week Event with High School Teachers
- Inaugural "KPU Faculty Club" Event
Faculty Share-a-thon on the topic of Innovative Teaching Practices.
Save the Date! December 4, 2018 | KPU Surrey, Grassroots
Contact: email@example.com | 604.599.2920
Experiential Learning – Farhad Dastur
Purpose: To support faculty and instructors to realize KPU’s polytechnic mandate through the expansion and enhancement of experiential learning opportunities, and to establish a network/community of practice, resources and plan to sustain Experiential Learning at KPU.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org | 778.987.6515
Teaching Fellows provide an educational development leadership opportunity for KPU faculty members. They are seconded from their respective faculty appointments through partial time releases. This program is funded and supported by the Office of the Vice Provost, Teaching & Learning. For information on the program and current opportunities, please see the Teaching Fellow Applications page.