Graduate Student Teaching Development

Take a workshop, earn a badge, or complete the Graduate Student Certificate in University Teaching and Learning.

The Taylor Institute sees graduate student teaching development as a vital part of a robust graduate education for students at the University of Calgary, wherever their career paths may take them.


By offering a flexible learning experience that includes authentic, practical opportunities to apply their learning, students are able to tailor our programming to their own needs.

NEWS: Teaching Assistant Orientation Day is September 6, 2017.


Take a workshop
New to teaching? Most of the workshops offered by the Taylor Institute are open to graduate students. Specialized workshops are also available are part of our graduate student badge programs and the Graduate Student Certificate in University Teaching and Learning.
Earn a badge
If you have completed a few of our workshops, you might be eligible for a digital badge — or microcredential — in any one of the five components of our University Teaching and Learning Development program. You may work on one badge at a time or multiple badges simultaneously.
Complete the certificate
The Graduate Student Certificate in University Teaching & Learning is a flexible and comprehensive program that helps graduate students develop a reflective, evidence-based, and theoretically-informed approach to teaching and learning. Students complete all five badge programs to become eligible for the certificate.
More resources
The Taylor Institute offers comprehensive online resources to support graduate student teaching development, including guides, handouts and more.