What is the Teaching for Learning Program?

If you are looking to enhance your career as an Educator at Griffith, this program is your starting point. It is accredited by Advance HEA in the UK, with successful completion leading to Associate Fellow - a globally recognised award. Activities in the program will mirror the practices you engage in as an Educator, so it’s very practical. The program consists of five, three-hour face-to-face workshops (and one hour online module (of these six activities you must attend/complete at least three).

The workshops are offered in Trimester 1 and Trimester 2.

Is this program right for me?

The program will be suitable if you are:

  • New to teaching (including having part-time academic responsibilities)
  • An early career researcher, with some teaching responsibilities (e.g. PHD students)
  • Experienced in relevant professional areas who may be new to teaching and/or supporting learning, or who have a limited teaching portfolio
  • A member of staff who supports learning and teaching (e.g. educational designer, learning resource/library staff)
  • Undertaking a demonstrator/technician role that incorporates some teaching-related responsibilities


Enrol in the Teaching for Learning program and start your journey to HEA Associate Fellow (AFHEA)

Why would I choose this program?

Successful completion of the Teaching for Learning Program provides a range of benefits.

Awarded Associate Fellow

Recognition of your commitment to professionalism in learning and teaching and continuous professional development through AFHEA Fellowship – which is globally recognised and portable across universities, and increasingly considered by universities as part of the appointment and promotion process.

Credit into 7031LFC

A pathway for you into the Graduate Certificate in University Learning and Teaching via the application for credit into the core course 7031LFC University Teaching for Learning.

Development of Learning and Teaching Capabilities

Development of key Educator capabilities outlined in the Griffith Learning and Teaching Capabilities Framework. They are:

  • Understanding the learning context
  • Designing for learning
  • Facilitating and teaching for learning
  • Managing assessment for learning
  • Practising reflection and evaluation

Membership of Griffith Learning and Teaching Academy

Being a HEA Fellow at Griffith enables you to become a member of the Griffith Learning and Teaching Academy (GLTA).

How much does the program cost?

The program is free to all Griffith staff.

What does the program involve?

Teaching for Learning consists of four professional learning workshops and an online module.

What do I have to do to successfully complete the program?

To successfully complete the program you must submit these 5 pieces of evidence of learning:

  1. Teaching Philosophy Statement (1000 words)
  2. Two learning and teaching session plans and rationale (500 words)
  3. A recording of at least 20 minutes of an aligned teaching session (based on one of the teaching session plans)
  4. A critical self-reflection of the recorded teaching session (500 words)
  5. A plan for continuing professional learning (250 words)

Information sessions

Come along to an information session to find out more about this program

Contact the Program Coordinator

Dr. Jude Williams (SFHEA)

Learning Futures

If you have any questions or would like to find out more about the Teaching for Learning Program, please contact Dr Jude Williams (Teaching for Learning Program Coordinator).

(07) 373 55983


Are you ready to enrol in the Teaching for Learning Program? Please fill out the online form and we'll be in touch.


If you have any questions about enroling, please contact the Teaching for Learning Program Administrator.