Welcome to the Centre for Teaching Excellence

The University of Waterloo's 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.

"CTE is an outstanding centre that models excellence in educational development."— 2017 External Review

Upcoming Workshops and Events

Monday, September 11, 2023 8:30 am - Monday, December 4, 2023 3:30 pm EDT

Teaching Squares - Fall 2023 (CTE6603)

Teaching Squares provides a framework for reciprocal classroom visits and a debrief discussion that sets the stage for you to revitalize your own teaching. If you are teaching this coming winter term (2023) and you are interested in being a part of a teaching squares group, please register for the Fall 2023 Teaching Squares program by Monday, September 11, 2023.  

CTE News

Thursday, June 29, 2023

Teaching in Times of Crisis

In light of the recent and disturbing violent attack that took place in the University of Waterloo's Hagey Hall, instructors, staff, and students may want to consult the Teaching in Times of Crisis resource developed by Vanderbilt University.