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Information for University staff

Academic dates for 2023

Academic Dates for 2023 delivered from the Otago events calendar

Teaching and learning principles / policies

Documents guiding the quality of teaching and learning at the University of Otago.

The University of Otago Teaching and Learning Plan (2013–2020)
The University of Otago Graduate Profile

This plan includes an updated Otago Graduate Profile, guiding principles for teaching and learning, and four goals with associated strategies. Familiarity with this document is essential for teachers at Otago. Two documents underpin this Plan: Guidelines for Learning at Otago (for students) and Guidelines for Teaching at Otago (for staff). The Guidelines documents should be read in conjunction with this Teaching and Learning Plan.

Guidelines for teaching at Otago

This guide is for all staff involved in teaching at Otago. The practical guide provides you with advice on the principles and indicators of quality teaching, how to enact the goals in the Teaching and Learning Plan, how to teach towards the Otago Graduate Profile, and sources of support available to help you with your teaching.

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Teaching awards

The University gives annual awards for excellence in teaching. See link for more:

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Staff support

Support services available to staff:

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University-level committees promoting innovation in teaching and learning.