Teaching in Higher Education (BKO / UTQ course in English)

This course is intended for university teachers who would like to enrich their understanding of student learning, improve their own teaching practice, and develop ideas for course and class design. Teaching in Higher Education is particularly useful for those working on a BKO portfolio. The course addresses issues directly related to, and often arising from, participants’ own teaching practice.

Suitable for: 
University teachers
Start date(s): 
Course is fully booked. A new course has not been scheduled yet.
Time investment: 
125 hours
On campus, exact location to be determined
Onderwijsadvies & Training
€2.865,- (UU-employees can use O&T units - if available and in consultation with your faculty) Literature is included.


The course is organized around three main themes:

  • Designing a class or a course (writing intended learning outcomes; choosing activities and didactic approaches; assessment and testing)
  • Teaching practice: giving lectures, tutorials and supervising students
  • Reflecting on teaching experiences

The course consists of seven group sessions, a number of subgroup meetings and peer-visits to classes, and one individual appointment with one of the teachers of the course. It is taught in groups of max.12 participants and requires approximately 125 hours of study, including meetings.


The course will be taught in English and is open to anyone, both non-Dutch and Dutch, who is involved in teaching university students at any level (when all participants speak Dutch fluently, the course will be taught in Dutch).

Dates and registration

This course has not yet been planned, so registration is not possible. Would you like to be notified when new dates have been planned? Sign up for the waiting list with no further obligations.

Please put me on the waiting list

Incompany and customisation options

Are you curious about incompany and customisation options? We would be happy to explore the possibilities with you. Feel free to reach out, or share your contact details via the button below so one of our advisors can contact you.

Please contact me

About Educational Development & Training

Educational Development & Training translates academic insights into the daily practice of teaching. As a teaching professional you can come to us throughout the course of your career for training, advice and solutions tailored to your specific teaching-related needs. Visit our website.

Payment and cancelation terms and conditions

Terms and conditions of payment and cancelation apply to all services provided by Educational Development & Training.