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Unit 6: Focusing on your career

Essentials of the Classroom

Tuesday 14th March 2017  9:30-1pm* City Campus, tbc when booked
Friday 7th April 2017 9:30-1pm* City Campus, tbc when booked


The College of Learning & Teaching (CoLT)


The ‘Essentials of the Classroom’ session is aimed at people who are new to teaching at the University of Wolverhampton.  The session will include discussions about: the nature of the students at Wolverhampton; expectations of students and staff; supporting students; and supporting staff. 

The session is mandatory for anyone who has a teaching or demonstrating role with students.

*Both sessions are from 09:30-12:00, with lunch and questions from 12:00-13:00.  (We expect participants to stay for lunch and engage in the questions and discussions.)

How to Book

These sessions are part of the University Organisational Development (OD) programme. To be eligible to book you must have secured teaching/demonstrating and have agreement from your supervsory team. 

Please ask your Director of Studies to email providing the following details:

Your full name
Name of the course(s) you wish to attend
Which date/dates you can attend.
Any assistance/access requirements you may have (if applicable)

The OD team will then book the next available place and confirm the details with you or your Director of Studies. 

Vitae RDF descriptors addressed in this session are:

Personal effectiveness (B)
This domain contains the personal qualities, career and self-management skills required to take ownership for and control of professional development.

  • Personal qualities (B1)

Engagement, influence and impact (D)
This domain contains the knowledge, understanding and skills needed to engage with, influence and impact on the academic, social, cultural and economic context.

  • Working with others (D1)
  • Communication and dissemination D2)
  • Engagement and impact (D3)