The Learning & Teaching Staff Development Team have developed a comprehensive suite of tools and resources, training and workshops as well as online professional development for both new and experienced academic staff, to facilitate best practice in your academic career development journey. Happy exploring!

Are you ready to plan your teaching development journey?

Click on the headings to the right to explore a world of possibilities and generate your academic boarding pass to your next destination.

Know what type of traveller you are

Find your PLaCE persona and locate teaching development relevant for your role.

Plan your journey

Self-assess where you are at in your teaching journey and discover which road to take with the PLaCE Self-Assessment Tool.

Are you a first time traveller?

If you are new to teaching, then our Beginning to Teach program could be just what you need.

If you are new to Macquarie University, the Learning & Teaching Induction Module will get you off to a great start. Casual FMHHS staff should complete this version.

You may also like to visit the New to Teaching website.

Research the ultimate destination

Find all your teaching development needs in one place.

Need a travel guide?

We’ll have facilitated workshops and training available at the start of Session 1 next year where our friendly team will guide you through using the different learning technologies: iLearn, Echo360, Gradebook, Turnitin & Feedback Studio. Check Facilitated Workshops on Teche Events in the lead up to S1 to find dates and times.

Curious about what other travellers are doing?

Read the Spotlight on Practice series for insights from Macquarie teaching staff.

Join your fellow travellers

Sign up for a community of practice to travel with like-minded colleagues.

Learn the lingo

Brush up on the scholarly language to describe learning and teaching practice with the ABCs of pedagogy series.

Look your best while travelling

Present your best self while teaching online or when recording welcome videos and lectures with this short video series to present like a pro.

Don’t forget your souvenirs
Reflect on your travels

Reflect on your learning and teaching in the time it takes to make and drink a cuppa with these prompts.

Check the timetable so you can plan your next trip

Check the timetable to see what’s coming up in learning and teaching at Macquarie.

Make sure to keep this page stamped in your passport to find future travel opportunities.

Happy (academic) travelling!

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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 with questions or requests.

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