SAVE THE DATE – April 27 – 29, 2021 for a UFV PDDAY2021 online event.

Faculty, staff, and administrators are invited to a day of professional development to connect virtually with colleagues, learn tools, tips and trends in higher ed, and grow UFV towards the future together.

The theme this year is “Be well. Learn well. Work well. The connection between good health and academic and workplace performance.”

More details to come!  

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New Faculty Kick Start – Winter 2020

New Faculty Kickstart offered: December 7 – 11, 2020 In December, the Teaching and Learning Centre is hosting New Faculty Kickstart.  This is a week long, online event that is designed for new sessional faculty teaching at UFV.  New Faculty Kickstart helps faculty build connections between each other and with the Teaching and Learning Centre … Read more

TLC New Faculty Kick Start – Aug 22, 2019

Welcome to the University of the Fraser Valley! Are you a new UFV faculty, sessional or LTA? We are so pleased that you have chosen UFV to share your expertise. We are a learner-centred university and the role of the Teaching and Learning Centre is to support and guide you in your continuous development as … Read more

Educators Journey towards Reconciliation – Workshop

Workshop dates: June 6 – 7, 2019 Time: 9:00am – 4:30pm Facilitator: Lorna Andrews Location: Abbotsford Campus, room to be determined During our two days together, we will go through a journey to discover challenges and best practices in decolonizing the classroom and, our education practice. We will explore strategies for creating a culturally safe learning environment and indigenizing … Read more

Guess Who’s Coming?

Final Reveal! Guess Who’s Coming? We are pleased and thrilled to introduce Duncan Wardle, our innovative keynote for PDDAY2019. Most recently Duncan was Vice President of Innovation & Creativity for The Walt Disney Company.  The Creativity Team works across Disney’s Theme Parks, Pixar, Marvel, Lucas Films, ESPN, Animation and Imagineering, as “creative ideation consultants” and “cultural … Read more

Guess Who’s Coming?

Clue #3 Guess Who’s Coming? Follow the weekly reveal campaign to find out who is coming to PDDay on April 2, 2019. _____________________________________________________________ Save the Date Join us on Tuesday, April 30 for the 2019 Professional Development Day at the Abbotsford campus. ‌‌‌All faculty, staff, and administrators are invited to a day of professional development to connect with colleagues, learn tools, tips, and … Read more

Instructional Skills Workshop (ISW) – Jan-Feb 2019

Join us for the Instructional Skills Workshop, facilitated by Michelle Johnson Location: UFV, Abbotsford Campus – Rm G124 Workshop Schedule: Friday, January  11           9:00am – 1:00pm Saturday, January 12       8:30am – 4:30pm Saturday, January  26      8:30am – 4:30pm Saturday, February 9       8:30am – 4:30pm The Instructional Skills Workshop (ISW) … Read more

Facilitator Development Workshop (FDW)

Dates: Mon, Nov. 26 – Fri, Nov. 30, 2018 Location: UFV, Abbotsford Campus – Rm (to be determined) Facilitator: David Tickner The Facilitator Development Workshop is designed primarily for individuals who will be conducting the ISW at an institution. It is recommended that individuals participate in an ISW prior to applying for the FDW.  The … Read more

LIVE Online Seminar – Build International Student Success with Intercultural Awareness

LIVE Online Seminar Build International Student Success with Intercultural Awareness THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2018 | 11:00am (PT) 60 Minutes UFV, Abbotsford Campus, Rm G124 In this seminar we will examine the three primary worldviews and cultural dimensions to increase our intercultural savvy. This increased awareness will help us teach in ways that better include and … Read more