Workshops for Instructors and Orientation Programme

*Please note that some of the information on these activities is available only on the Greek version of this website.


Online Registration for all seminars (for the seminars taught in Greek more information is available on the Greek version of this page):


Useful Links for instructors

Material from Educational Programmes for Instructors

Useful materials (in Greek) from the Human Resources Services and the Academic Staff Manual (in Greek).




8th Orientation Programme & seminars for teaching staff, Academic year 2017-18:
More information and online registration.
(3) 20 & 21 November 2017, two-day seminar/workshop on: Research-based education using assessments directed at an audience
Facilitator: Dr. Nicholas Grindle, Centre for the Advancement of Learning and Teaching, UCL, UK (Short CV)
Monday 20th November 2017
09:30-10:00 Registration and Coffee (meet our facilitator)
10:00-11:00 LECTURE: The lecture will look at outstanding examples of assessments that are directed at an audience, and explain what makes this model of learning so effective.
Discussion, Q&A
11:00-11:30 coffee break
11:30-13:30 SEMINAR: In a follow-up seminar, we will identify reasons why outward-facing assessments may or may not feature in the 'signature pedagogies' of different academic disciplines, and we will draw up suggestions about what can be learned from different subjects where this practice is already well embedded.
Tuesday 21st November 2017
09:45-10:00 Registration and Coffee
10:00-12:00 WORKSHOP: This interactive workshop will use a new model of curriculum design called Arena ABC to brainstorm different ideas for 'assessments directed at an audience' and identify ways to help embed these assessments in degree programmes.
(4) November 2017, 2nd open discussion for UCY teaching staff. The topic will be announced at a later stage.
8th Orientation Programme & seminars for teaching staff, Academic year 2017-18: 
(1) Seminars on Blackboard:
(a) 20 September 2017, Wednesday 2-5pm, "Introductory level", and
(b) 27 September 2017, Wednesday 2-5pm, "Advance level".
(2) 17 October 2017, Tuesday 9-11am, Presentation of UCY Library services for teaching staff
1st open discussion for UCY teaching staff:
Topic: What is good teaching
Date: Thrusday 4 May 2017, 10-12am
Room 105, Social Facilities Centre 03, University Campus.
Programme Announcement        News Article in UCY "Koinotita", 55th issue, July 2017 (page 21, in Greek)
Presentations (in Greek):
(1) Associate Professor Charoula Angeli-Valanides, Dept. of Education, Deputy Director, Centre for Teaching and Learning
7th Orientation Programme & seminars for teaching staff, Academic year 2016-17:
At the start of the academic year 2016-17, the following seminars were offered (for events only in Greek detailed information can be found on the Greek version of this webpage):
(1) Seminars for using Blackboard (in Greek):
(a) 14 September 2016, Wednesday 2-5pm, Introductory level, and
(b) 21 September 2016, Wednesday 2-5pm, Advanced level.  
(2) 28 September 2016, Wednesday 3-6pm, Workshop on digital class tools (in Greek)
(3) 19 October 2016, Wednesday 3-6pm. Presentation on "Observation of teaching as a tool for teaching evaluation" (in English)
Place: Room 105, Social Facilities Centre 03, University Campus.
Facilitator: Joyce Patchias, UK qualified advanced practitioner/trainer.
(4) 26 October 2016, Wednesday 3-5pm. Presentaion on using the UCY Library services (in Greek)
(5) 17 & 18 November 2016. Lecture and workshop on "Teaching Quality Awards" (in English)
Place: Room 105, Social Facilities Centre 03, University Campus.
Jane Hindle, Head Educational Strategy Unit, London School of Economics and Political Science.
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