What professional development is available?

This page lists professional development in teaching and learning.

To explore the broader range of ACU opportunities see the ACU Training and Development page.

For guidance about which learning and teaching PD might be appropriate for you, see Which PD is right for me?

Explore the following selection of professional development offerings. Customised professional development is also provided in response to faculty and school needs by the Faculties, the Learning and Teaching Centre and other units.


Learning and teaching professional development

Introduction to learning and teaching

Delivery mode: Multiple methods offered

These workshops are designed for academics new to the university to become familiar with learning and teaching at ACU.

Teaching support program

Delivery mode: Virtual workshop + face-to-face

This introductory program will develop your capabilities in unit design and planning quality learning experiences for students.

Graduate Certificate in Higher Education

Delivery mode: Virtual workshop

A part-time, postgraduate, work-integrated course to enhance your capabilities in learning and teaching, curriculum design, technology, and scholarship in higher ed.

Peer observation and review of teaching

Delivery mode: Face-to-face self initiated

A voluntary program to support you in applying reflective teaching practices with a colleague.


LEO Workshops


Delivery mode: Face-to-face workshop

These hands-on workshops will give you the ultimate support in building your skills and knowledge in using LEO.

eLearning101


Delivery mode: Virtual workshop

Lunchtime webconferences that will bring you up to speed on technology enhanced learning.

Assessment design workshops

Delivery mode: Multiple methods offered

A range of workshops are available from our assessment specialists, tailored to specific faculty, school or group needs.

Curriculum design workshops

Delivery mode: Multiple methods offered

A range of workshops are available from our curriculum specialists, tailored to specific faculty, school or group needs.


Preparing for a teaching award

Delivery mode: Virtual workshop

An interactive session that identifies the processes, requirements and types of evidence needed for an ACU Teaching Award.

Preparing for a teaching grant

Delivery mode: Virtual workshop

An interactive session that identifies key processes and requirements for an ACU Teaching Grant application.

Teaching online course

Delivery mode: Self-paced online

These self-paced modules cover online pedagogy, course design, teaching online and technologies.

ACU learning and teaching conference

Delivery mode: Face-to-face conference

Biennial ACU conference open to all ACU staff responsible for delivering and supporting teaching at ACU.


Faculty professional development in teaching and learning

Faculty of Law and Business

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Faculty of Health Sciences

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Faculty of Education and Arts

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Faculty of Theology and Philosophy

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