A delicious way to enhance your teaching success.


* A dash of passion
* A pinch of curiosity
* A heap of dedication
* A helping of time
* A handful of free teaching development opportunities


1. Preheat your enthusiasm and keep it simmering throughout.
2. Combine your passion for teaching with a pinch of curiosity. Stir until well blended. This forms the foundation of your teaching journey.
3. Gradually fold in dedication, ensuring it’s evenly distributed. This commitment will sustain you through the process.
4. Now, it’s time to explore the world of free teaching development opportunities. See recipe notes below.
5. Sprinkle these opportunities generously into your teaching toolkit. Whether you’re a seasoned educator in need of a refresh or a newbie ready to embark on your teaching adventure, these resources will elevate your students’ learning experiences.
6. Mix everything together with a helping of time. Allow it to marinate, grow, and transform your teaching approach.
7. Serve your revitalised teaching.

Recipe notes:

1. Explore what you already have in the pantry:

Try the PLaCE Personas and PLaCE Self-assessment Tool.

2. Check out our MQ PD offerings and add some to your shopping basket:

3. Try something new! There is a smorgasbord of external events and resources:

Now that you’ve tried the recipe, how did it taste?

What else would you add?

Share your reflections with others. 

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Posted by L&T Development

The Learning and Teaching Staff Development team works with staff across the University to ensure they are supported to facilitate quality learning for students. This includes offering professional development, contributing to curriculum and assessment design, recognising and rewarding good practice, supporting peer review of teaching, and leading scholarly reflection. Email professional.learning@mq.edu.au with questions or requests.

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