Teaching excellence is of primary importance for the learning environment in higher education. Thus, TEACHEX is a project conceived to contribute to the continuous professional development of academic staff by offering adequate support structures (Centers for Teaching Excellence) and innovative, high-quality, flexible programs designed to promote better teaching and therefore enhanced learning as well.
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Specific Goals

  • To improve quality of education by contributing to university management in accordance with academic staff needs, connecting personal and civic fulfilment with the‘transferable skills required for a rapidly changing world;
  • To develop and deliver training materials and follow up activities for staff working at CTEs;
  • To create support structures in CTEs that outline conditions for project sustainability;
  • To produce benchmark tools for teaching excellence that serve as medium and long term analysis;
  • To disseminate the European experience in teacher training and preparation of documents necessary for enhancing the interaction between the CTEs and other educational key stakeholders in Israel.

Main Outputs and Outcomes

  • To place sustainable structures for academic professional development in function of academic staff and student needs, connecting personal and civic fulfilment with the ‘transferable skills required for a rapidly changing world;
  • To develop and deliver training materials for professional development including e-learning and active education in Israel;
  • To evaluate the impact of training and use of materials in relationships between continuing education, academic and student groups through the piloting of professional courses;
  • To create a digital repository with open educational resources of easy access to all;
  • To disseminate outcomes broadly in Israel (i.e. website, newsletters, media) and internationally;
  • To create informal networks through a social media app generating conditions for sustainability.

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