THIS SITE

Information for

Welcome

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 21, 201810th annual Waterloo teaching and learning conference motivates record attendanceA full house awaits the start of the keynote talk for the 2018 Waterloo Teahi

    How do you motivate your students to learn? And what keeps you motivated as an instructor? On April 26th, faculty, staff, and students from across campus and beyond gathered to explore these questions at the University of Waterloo’s 10th annual Teaching and Learning Conference: Motivating Our Students and Ourselves.

  2. June 20, 2018CTE Invites Applications from Grad Students for Part-Time Positions

    The Centre for Teaching Excellence is seeking applicants for two exciting job opportunities open to senior graduate students at the University of Waterloo.

  3. June 20, 2018CTE invites applications from grad students for part-time positions

    The Centre for Teaching Excellence is seeking applicants for two exciting job opportunities: Graduate Instructional Developer and TA Workshop Facilitator. These positions are open to senior graduate students at the University of Waterloo. Each position offers different responsibilities and time commitments. The positions run from September 2018 through August 2019, and you must be a registered graduate student at Waterloo through August 2019 to be eligible. Please see the job advertisements linked below for position details and application instructions. Applications are due Sunday, July 8.

    Please indicate in your application which type of position you are applying for. If you are interested in applying for both types of positions, you may submit one application package that indicates your interest in both positions and contains all of the required components of each application.

    We look forward to reading your application!

Read all news

Check out our Teaching Tips

More than 120 brief, evidence-based tip sheets to enhance your teaching. 

Quick links

Green office gold certified