CEE Development & Recognition Professional Development

Professional Development

Scheduled professional development events

Events include programs, inductions, workshops, ceremonies, celebrations, seminars and webinars that provide learning opportunities that support your teaching and learning practice.

Recordings of previous events are available on the Ed & Tech Zone (staff login required).

Teaching at JCU

Get started as a new JCU educator! Our introductory modules will get you up to speed on our teaching expectations and how to create an exceptional student experience. These modules are part of your employment probation requirements.

Teaching at JCU Modules

  • Being an Educator
    Your essential role as a JCU educator

  • The JCU Student Experience
    The JCU student experience and supportive learning environment

  • Academic Integrity (in LearnJCU)
    Strategies for upholding academic integrity and dealing with misconduct

Accessing the Modules

To access the modules, you can find detailed information and registration links for 'Being an Educator' and 'The JCU Student Experience' on the Staff Learning Hub. Meanwhile, 'Academic Integrity' automatically appears as a subject in LearnJCU.

Questions? We're here to help! Contact the Centre for Education and Enhancement by email.

JCU recognises that educators like you are always looking to grow and develop in your careers. That's why we have training programs and self-paced online modules specifically designed to support you.

Training Programs

Self-Paced Online Modules

  • Mentoring - Coming Soon
  • Educational Leadership - Coming Soon
  • Managing up and sideways - Coming Soon

Ready to take your skills to the next level? Head over to the Staff Learning Hub to learn more about each training program and to register.

Questions? We're here to help! Contact the Centre for Education and Enhancement by email.

JCU expects educators to continuously refine their expertise in contemporary teaching, learning and assessment methodologies, diverse modes of delivery, and understanding student needs.

In pursuit of this goal, the Centre of Education and Enhancement hosts a variety of informative workshops and symposiums throughout the year, complemented by our Foundations of Teaching for University Educators (FoT4UE) suite of online modules.

Foundations of Teaching for University Educators (FoT4UE)

Aimed to enhance your capabilities in:

  • Creating inclusive, technologically advanced, and engaging multimodal learning experiences that prioritise safety and responsiveness, drawing from scholarly research and aligning with relevant legal standards.

  • Engaging in critical self-reflection to refine personal, interpersonal, professional, and organisational practices within inclusive tertiary educational settings.

  • Designing assessment strategies that are constructively aligned, valid, reliable, equitable, transparent, authentic, feedback-focused, and promote assessment security and academic integrity.

  • Evaluating curriculum design, teaching and assessment practices to foster student-centred learning for diverse learner cohorts.

Covering topics, such as:

  • Learner-centered teaching and learning
  • Harnessing technology for enhanced learning
  • Designing the learning journey
  • Understanding policy and governance
  • Enhancing educator capabilities
  • Evaluating the learning experience and student progress

You can find detailed information about each of the FoT4UE modules on the Staff Learning Hub.

To find out what the upcoming information session workshops and symposiums are see Workshops and Events listed below.

Questions? We're here to help! Contact the Centre for Education and Enhancement by email.

Workshops and Events

2024


Townsville Mental Health First Aid - Conversations about Suicide

Thu, 9 May 2024 | 4pm - 9pm (AEST)
This face-to-face course is for any JCU staff member and JCU student who is interested in learning skills in providing mental health first aid to someone who is feeling suicidal.

GenAI: Unreal Potential?

Fri, 31 May 2024 | 11.00am - 12.00pm (AEST)
SoLT Symposium Series

Investigating and Reporting Misconduct Cases

Wed, 5 Jun 2024 | 12.30pm - 1.30pm (AEST)
Just as students are required to uphold the Student Code of Conduct, the investigating and reporting of any breaches must provide procedural fairness for the student and ensure the allegation of misconduct provides sufficient details of the alleged misconduct and clearly describes the obligations that are alleged to have been…

Townsville Mental Health First Aid - 2 Day Course

Mon-Tues, 17-18 Jun 2024 | 9am - 5pm (AEST) on both days
The Standard Mental Health First Aid (SMHFA) course is based on the international MHFA Guidelines. Curriculum content is evidence-based, and has been created with the input of mental health professionals, researchers, and consumer advocates.…

Cairns Mental Health First Aid - 2 Day Course

Wed-Thu, 19-20 Jun 2024 | 8.30am - 4.30pm (AEST) on both days
The Standard Mental Health First Aid (SMHFA) course is based on the international MHFA Guidelines. Curriculum content is evidence-based, and has been created with the input of mental health professionals, researchers, and consumer advocates.…

Cairns Mental Health First Aid - Conversations about Suicide

Mon, 8 Jul 2024 | 9am - 3pm (AEST)
This face-to-face course is for any JCU staff member who is interested in learning skills in providing mental health first aid to someone who is feeling suicidal.

Cairns Mental Health First Aid (Standard) Refresher

Tue, 16 Jul 2024 | 9am - 3pm (AEST)
This face-to-face course at JCU Cairns, Nguma-bada campus allows people who have previously completed the Mental Health First Aid - 2 Day Course, to refresh their knowledge and skills. This training is open to both JCU Staff and Students.…

Townsville Mental Health First Aid (Standard) Refresher

Tue, 27 Aug 2024 | 9am - 2pm (AEST)
This face-to-face course at JCU Townsville, Bebegu Yumba campus, Douglas campus allows people who have previously completed the Mental Health First Aid - 2 Day Course, to refresh their knowledge and skills. This training is open to both JCU Staff and Students.…

Townsville Mental Health First Aid (Standard) Refresher

Thu, 26 Sep 2024 | 9am - 2pm (AEST)
This face-to-face course at JCU Townsville, Bebegu Yumba campus, Douglas campus allows people who have previously completed the Mental Health First Aid - 2 Day Course, to refresh their knowledge and skills. This training is open to both JCU Staff and Students.…

Cairns Mental Health First Aid - 2 Day Course

Mon-Tue, 18-19 Nov 2024 | 8.30am - 4.30pm (AEST) on both days
The Standard Mental Health First Aid (SMHFA) course is based on the international MHFA Guidelines. Curriculum content is evidence-based, and has been created with the input of mental health professionals, researchers, and consumer advocates.…

Townsville Mental Health First Aid - 2 Day Course

Wed-Thu, 20-21 Nov 2024 | 9am - 5pm (AEST) on both days
The Standard Mental Health First Aid (SMHFA) course is based on the international MHFA Guidelines. Curriculum content is evidence-based, and has been created with the input of mental health professionals, researchers, and consumer advocates.…

Cairns Mental Health First Aid - Conversations about Suicide

Mon, 25 Nov 2024 | 9am - 3pm (AEST)
This face-to-face course is for any JCU staff member or JCU student who is interested in learning skills in providing mental health first aid to someone who is feeling suicidal.

For further information about any of the workshops or events listed above, please email [email protected]