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Centre for Educational Development

The Centre for Educational Development (UPL) has the overall task of promoting pedagogical development and research in higher education at Umeå university. Through a wide range of courses, workshops and seminars for professional development in higher education we give all teachers at the university an opportunity to continuously develop their pedagogical skills.

About UPL

Education
Education

UPL has a wide variety of teacher training for developing pedagogical skills.

Collaborate with us
Collaborate with us

UPL is one of Sweden's biggest departments for educational development and we collaborate with many partners.

Vision and goals for UPL
Vision and goals for UPL

Our vision is to support, pursue and inspire professional and strategic pedagogical development.

Currently at UPL

August

Last day to apply for Teaching and learning in higher education
Thu
15
Aug
Last day to apply for Teaching and learning in higher education
Time 00:00 - 23:00 15 August 00:00 - 23:00
Place UPL
Course. August 15 is the last day to apply for Learning in higher education and the online course Teaching and learning in higher education.
Postgraduate supervision in practice
Mon
26
Aug
Postgraduate supervision in practice
Time 26 August at 08:30 until 27 August at 16:30 26 August at 08:30 until 27 August at 16:30
Place UPL, Naturvetarhuset
Course. As a supervisor, you need to find ways of working that are both effective and individually tailored to the students’ needs.
Teaching Portfolio II: Developing your teaching portfolio
Tue
27
Aug
Teaching Portfolio II: Developing your teaching portfolio
Time 13:00 - 16:00 27 August 13:00 - 16:00
Place UPL, Natural sciences building
Workshop. The purpose of this workshop is to deepen and use your knowledge of teaching portfolios practically.

September

Teaching in higher education
Tue
10
Sep
Teaching in higher education
Time 10 September at 08:30 until 11 September at 16:30 10 September at 08:30 until 11 September at 16:30
Place UPL, Naturvetarhuset
Course. The focus in this basic course is the teacher and the teaching mission.
New as a university teacher
Mon
16
Sep
New as a university teacher
Time 16 September at 08:30 until 17 September at 16:30 16 September at 08:30 until 17 September at 16:30
Place UPL, Naturvetarhuset
Course. As an inexperienced teacher you will have the opportunity to gain a fundamental knowledge of teaching and educational work during this course.