Professional development

Victoria University of Wellington’s training and development opportunities for academic staff. Some events are open to the wider tertiary education community.

Get training and qualifications

The University offers a variety of professional development opportunities for Academic staff to support teaching enhancement, academic career progression, and capability development.

Resources are available on the Learning Hub and all PD or training events and activities are logged on the staff development calendar.

The Te Arawai Ako: Pathway to Learning and Teaching Fellowship is a professional development programme that supports staff to reflect upon and receive recognition for their teaching and learning through the award of an HEA fellowship. The fellowship is granted in recognition of meeting a set of internationally agreed upon professional standards.

Support for our University staff

Academic staff members interested in improving their learning and teaching practice or developing professionally can talk to the team at the University’s Centre for Academic Development (CAD).

They can give practical advice and point teachers towards the right training or resources.

Staff can log in to the staff intranet to find out more about learning and teaching professional development services and opportunities at the University. They include:

  • tutor training
  • orientation programmes for new academic staff
  • teaching portfolios
  • academic mentoring scheme
  • VicTeach—monthly seminars for sharing learning and teaching best practice.