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The Centre for Teaching Excellence collaborates with individuals, academic departments, and academic support units to foster capacity and community around teaching and to promote an institutional culture that values effective teaching and meaningful learning.

“Staff members of CTE are very highly respected among educational developers in Canada, as well as around the world. Their work is scholarly, grounded in current research on teaching and learning, innovative and carefully designed. CTE is one of the teaching centres we look to as an outstanding centre that models excellence in educational development.” — Feedback received via a "reputation survey" that CTE conducted as part of its 2017 External Review. 

  1. June 7, 2018Dr. Kristin Brown accepts permanent position as Educational Research AssociateDr. Kristin Brown

    CTE is pleased to announce that Dr. Kristin Brown has been offered and accepted a permanent position as our centre's Educational Research Associate.

  2. May 28, 20182018 CTE PD DayKristin cooking

    On May 17, 2018, CTE held its annual PD Day. The day was a combination of fun team-building activities (a quasi Iron Chef competition at the Kitchener Market) followed by some bona fide learning sessions at the Kitchener Public Library! No fingers were lost during the kitchen challenge!

  3. June 4, 2018Write-In on June 12 gives you the time to focus on your teaching and learning research

    Do you need dedicated time to start writing up your teaching and learning research? Would you benefit from discussing and getting feedback from your colleagues? Register for our Teaching and Learning Research Write-In on Tuesday, June 12 and get the time you need to focus on disseminating your teaching and learning research. Registration is required. 

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