The Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice (PgCAP) supports all new teaching staff at GCU. This video provides more information on the programme.
Successful completion leads to professional recognition as a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. The programme comprises four modules:
- Professional Learning in Academic Practice
- Student Engagement
- Curriculum Design and Development
- Scholarship in Academic Practice
All staff involved in teaching and supporting student learning are welcome to join this programme. In order to participate, your role should allow you to demonstrate a broad understanding of effective approaches to teaching and learning, as key contributions to a high-quality student experience. (Academic staff, for example, will usually be expected to be undertaking at least nine hours of teaching-related activity per week.)