Most PhD researchers think about developing their teaching skills at some point. Opportunities for teaching practice are inconsistent across the sector – some researchers get to assist on modules, develop materials and even do some marking. Others have to rely on taking on the odd lecture.
If you are hoping to develop your skills to enhance your employability, engaging in optional training is often useful to evidence in CVs, CPD portfolios, and job applications.
These resources are useful – consider watching the videos and making use of the advice in the blog.
The videos cover:
- Preparing for teaching
- Classroom authority and engagement
- Answering students’ difficult questions
- Relationships with students and establishing teaching personas
- Balancing teaching and PhD research.