Teaching Assistant Preparation Programme (TAPP)

Who should attend?

The TAP Programme is aimed primarily at PGRs but Post-Doctoral Researchers and Early Career Researchers on short-term contracts may attend if places are available.  Please contact the Researcher Environment Team for more information: pgrskills@hud.ac.uk.

What is the session about?

The programme examines and begins to develop your practical knowledge, understanding, attributes, values and skills relating to aspects of your teaching practice. The programme will particularly focus on prefessionalism, pedagogic strategies for teaching and pupil learning, development of your behaviour and classroom management skills, and formative and summative assessment. The programme is an introduction to teaching only and is not accredited.

This session will help participants to ...

The central components of this programme include: an introduction to learning and teaching; small group teaching; designing learning activities; working with disabled students; working with large groups, assessment and feedback; evaluation of teaching and learning.