The Bielefeld Certificate for Teaching in Higher Education is a professional training opportunity aimed at research staff who teach at Bielefeld University. It offers a qualification that is academically grounded, of practical relevance, and is tailored to the particular teaching situation of participants. As well as attending courses on various topics of higher education teaching and sitting in on each other?s lectures and seminars, participants develop and realise their own teaching project and reflect on and document their own teaching practice with the aid of a teaching portfolio.
The Bielefeld Certificate for Teaching in Higher Education comprises of three modules with a total of 200 units of work. One unit of work is equal to 45 minutes of teaching time. For each course visited, participants receive a certificate of attendance. After successful completion of all modules the participant will be awarded the Bielefeld Certificate for Teaching in Higher Education. This conforms to the German standards for qualification in Higher Education teaching.
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