Teaching Assistants and Graduate Students Professional Development Program (TAGS)

Teaching Assistants and Graduate Students Professional Development Program (TAGS) is a professional development program for teacher assistants and graduate students. The program is a collaboration between the Center for Learning and Teaching (CLT) and the Office of the Dean of Graduate Studies which aims to provide professional development opportunities for teaching assistants and graduate students. This program includes Teaching Assistant Professional Development (TAPD) mandatory sessions and TAGS optional professional development workshops.

The Teaching Assistants Professional Development (TAPD) program is designed to prepare teaching assistants for their role and assigned duties at AUC and offer them opportunities for their own professional development. All teaching assistants are required to complete and pass the online course before the announced deadline every semester. For more information, click here.

This track focuses on providing participants interested in pursuing a career in teaching with the necessary knowledge and skills. It includes topics such as effective teaching strategies, learning technologies, creative assessments and active learning. All TAGS sessions are offered as online synchronous sessions and are announced through the graduate student portal.

This track introduces participants to topics and skills that will allow them to adapt to the dynamic job market. The track includes topics such as leadership skills, conflict resolution management, exploring group dynamics and agility in the workspace.

Spring 2022 Sessions: To be announced soon

We welcome your suggestions via this link for topics of interest to be offered in future TAGS workshops.

For further information and suggestion, email tags@aucegypt.edu.

For registration, visit grads.aucegypt.edu.