Centre for Teaching Excellence

Teaching and Learning Symposium

Connect | Innovate | Inspire

topics such as the rank and tenure system used in other universities

something with a 3D printer when you visit a nearby Maker Space

a new faculty member to the Mysteries of Capilano session or attend yourself

new skills in technology, e-portfolio development, assessment and teaching

go outside
with Roy Jantzen and experience our beautiful

from your Teaching Excellence Award colleagues and others during the Capilano Celebrates Lightning Talks

from Lars Kaario what conducting an orchestra, leadership and teaching all have in common

who our incoming students will be in our keynote session by Pat Duncan, Superintendent of Learning, BC Ministry of Education

Thank you for your participation!

Monday May 7 9:30 am Keynote presentation

Continuing on the Journey of Transforming Education in BC – The Graduation Program – British Columbia’s education system is in the midst of change as it prepares our students for a rapidly changing world. Intensive work has been done to redesign the curriculum to include more variation, flexibility and real-life experiences to better prepare students for the future. The core goal underlying the planned curriculum, assessment and graduation requirements is to help students succeed and thrive in a world that is changing rapidly and radically.

Registration is closed

May 7 – 11 2018 for the Teaching and Learning Symposium.

Session Schedule

View the session schedule for the 2018 Learning and Teaching Symposium.


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Pat Duncan – Superintendent of Learning – BC Ministry of Education

Pat was seconded to the Ministry of Education from his position as Superintendent of Schools/CEO of the New Westminster School District. Previous to serving the New Westminster School District as Superintendent/CEO, Pat served the Greater Victoria School District as Deputy Superintendent of Schools.   Pat is known throughout the province as an innovator in education and has a strong practical and theoretical foundation in teaching methodology.

Contact Us

For more information or help, please contact:

Tae Aoyagi

Symposium Assistant

Nancy Nowlan

Symposium Co-Chair

Laura MacKay

Symposium Co-Chair