Lecturer development

On this page you will find an overview of all courses for teachers. In many cases, these courses are provided by the Radboud-wide Education Support department.

University Teaching Qualification

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UTQ track

The University Teaching Qualification (UTQ) is proof of the didactic competence of lecturers in academic education. Here you can read how to obtain your BKO at Radboud University.

More information about the UTQ track

Courses in the UTQ-track

  • Teaching Practice

    During this course, you will learn more about your role as a novice academic teacher and build a didactic foundation for academic education. Teachers within the regular UTQ track follow this course to obtain the competency domain Teaching practice.

  • Course Design and Evaluation

    During this course, you will learn how to further develop an existing course design based on a course evaluation. Teachers within the regular UTQ track follow this course to obtain the competency domains Course design and Evaluation.

  • Student Supervision

    Learn more about the didactic background of thesis and internship supervision. Your role as a supervisor will be central in the course. Teachers within the regular UTQ track follow this course to obtain the competency domain Student supervision.

  • Assessment and Learning

    During this course, you will delve deeper into the relationship between assessment and learning and what role assessment plays in education. Teachers within the regular UTQ track follow this course to obtain the competency domain Assessment.

Other courses

  • Starting to Teach

    During the meetings, you will be introduced to the didactic principles of supervising small group work, such as tutorials. This course is aimed at novice teachers who have little to no teaching experience.

  • Coaching in the role of the teacher

    During this course you will focus on the basic principles of coaching, the coaching relationship between teacher and student, and conversational skills.

  • Practicing educational situations with an actor

    Have you ever wanted to practice a certain situation without any consequences? This is possible with a training actor. By experiencing what works for you, you expand your possibilities of putting it into practice.

Self-study modules

These self-study modules enable you to work on your development in your own time and at your own pace.

Self-study modules in Brightspace

These interactive self-study modules on Brightspace take you through the basics of a particular theme, such as peer feedback, blended learning or learning objectives. You can also sign up for a basic training Brightspace. These modules consist of background information, clear instructions on how to use the theme within your courses, examples from colleagues and a forum to share experiences and learning materials.

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E-learning course lecturing in English

During this online self-study course from Radboud in'to Languages you will be encouraged to think about the needs of international students and how you teach in English.

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Special Interest Groups

Do you want to explore education-related themes together with colleagues? And discuss with like-minded people about new insights into education? Perhaps participating in a Special Interest Group (SIG) of the Radboud Teaching and Learning Centre is something for you!

Read more about the SIGs

Educational Leadership Programme

The continuous development of education and teaching requires educational depth and educational leadership. The Radboud Teaching and Learning Centre offers this course for people who play a director's role in teaching at Radboud University.

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In conversation with a coach

Are you struggling with something in your education? Think, for example, of problems with social safety, time management or a home situation that affects your education. A confidential coaching session can help you get a grip on the situation. 

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Radboud Honours Academy

The Radboud Honours Academy is always looking for lecturers who want to look beyond the regular curriculum. Within the Honour Programme and the Honour Labs, you can work with innovative forms of teaching and assessment.

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