Induction Day for New Teaching Staff

Day 1

Held twice a year: February, and June.

Next available: Monday, 1 February 2021

Other dates planned: June 2021


  • Attendees should register for all or any of the sessions via the link: Registration Link


  • Sessions 1-7 are held via Teams
  • Session 8 is held via Online Vodcast

Who should attend

1. All new teaching staff

  • Clinical (incl. rural school) academic staff with teaching duties
  • Campus based academic staff:
    • with teaching responsibilities in the Medicine Program
    • teaching staff in SOMS and SPHCM (undergraduate or postgraduate courses)
    • new casual or sessional teaching staff are also welcome to attend
  • New Conjoint clinical staff are also encouraged to attend all or part of the day

2. Current teachers are also welcome to attend all or part of the day

  • E.g. sessional staff, PhD students who tutor, Phase 1 facilitators, conjoint lecturers etc.

Note: New Phase 1 facilitators

If you expect to be doing Phase 1 facilitation for the first time and are relatively new to teaching (i.e. have not done the UNSW FULT course or equivalent), then you will need to attend the induction day for new teaching staff session.

You should attend this induction day as the first of the two required training days. The second day content is more specific to the Medicine program and Phase 1: this is the Facilitator Induction Sessions (for new Phase 1 facilitators) twice a year in February and July.


Resources for the induction day


Session | Topics covered Time Facilitator/s

Session 1 INTRO:
Overview of Faculty Teaching

  • Overview of Faculty organisation
  • Medicine program & graduate capabilities


9:00 - 9:45


Professor Gary Velan
Senior Vice Dean, Education
UNSW Medicine and Health


Session 2 INTRO:
Overview of Faculty Teaching

  • Introduction to teaching evaluation, peer mentoring
  • Professional development


10:00 - 10:15

(online 10 min vodcast)  - plus Q&A


Dr Linda Ferrington
Senior Lecturer
Rural Clinical School

Health and Safety in Teaching

  • Student Risk Assessment
  • Overview of Safety


10:15 - 10:30


Tracey Clay
Safety and Environment Coordinator
UNSW Medicine and Health

Overview of your role in student wellbeing

Faculty Wellbeing webpage


10:35 - 10:55


Catherine Marley
Faculty Wellbeing Officer
UNSW Medicine and Health


Introduction to learning & teaching

  • Basic learning theories in a nutshell
  • Essentials of giving effective feedback
  • Tips for lectures, tutoring, large classes
  • Intro to assessment setting and marking
  • C-MED Online Modules
    New training modules focused on clinical supervision are coming soon (late Dec 2020)

11:00 - 12:15

Dr Linda Ferrington
Senior Lecturer
Rural Clinical School



Small group teaching

  • A/Prof Sieu Khuu will work with you in an online session to look at how to work better with small groups of students and how to provide better feedback to students in small groups.

13:30 - 14:45

A/Prof Sieu Khuu
School of Optometry and Vision Science


Session 7 TOOLS:
Library resources

  • Overview of Library services and resources available to support teaching and research

Please ensure your 'z pass' is activated to participate in this session.

15:00 - 15:30

Cheng Siu
Bronwyn Edwards
Toni Le Roux
Outreach Librarians for UNSW Medicine and Health

Session 8 TOOLS:
The How To Guide to eMed and the UNSW TELT Platform

  • Overview of eMed and TELT Tools
  • Hands on practice

Please ensure your 'z pass' is activated to participate in this session.

Join eMed on Yammer:


15:30 - 16:00

Suzanne Mobbs
Learning Resources Manager
Office of Medical Education