Service for Didactics and Teacher Training

Head: Fulvio Poletti
Service for Didactics and Teacher Training
This service supports and assists teachers and departments on issues related with education in order to provide quality training. It works on aspects related to the instruction and pedagogical-didactic qualification of teachers and institutions.

The teaching skills of teachers are one of the key elements for university institutions.

SUPSI, through the Service for Didactics and Teacher Training, intends to promote and maintain the quality of teaching within the various training courses (Bachelor, Master). In this sense, the Service offers are free of charge for all SUPSI teachers.

The Service for Didactics and Teacher Training (SEDIFO) in the field of didactic training:

  • provides consultation to individual teachers for the acquisition and retention of a suitable didactic qualification and for obtaining the corresponding universities of applied sciences and arts didactic certificate;
  • proposes training courses and opportunities of meeting and exchange on topics related to training and didactics;
  • coordinates didactic training activities within SUPSI;
  • promotes internal information on what is happening in the SUPSI/ universities of applied sciences and arts context and other university organisations in the educational field. 

The Service Manager, in particular:

  • organizes, if necessary, the basic didactic course in accordance with the internal qualification conditions of SUPSI and universities of applied sciences and arts (Basic Module);
  • coordinates teaching seminars and/or courses, either interdepartmental or of general interest to SUPSI;
  • provides consultation to individual teachers for the acquisition and retention of a suitable didactic qualification and for obtaining the corresponding SUPSI certificate in didactics;
  • collects and processes applications for qualification in cooperation with the Recognition Committee;
  • guarantees an information and advice desk for every teacher who wishes to benefit from it;
  • coordinates the procedure and activities related to the awarding of the SUPSI Best Teaching Award.

The Service benefits from the contribution
of a scientific advisor:

of educational advisors:

 
Contacts
st.wwwsupsi@supsi.ch