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Academy for Teaching Development

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Welcome to the Academy for Teaching Development at Friedrich Schiller University Jena

The Academy for Teaching Development (Akademie für Lehrentwicklung (ALe)) highlights the importance of teaching at Friedrich Schiller University. The ALe provides incentives for the development of innovative teaching concepts and is committed to ensuring that achievements in academic teaching are recognized and made visible. It establishes a cross-faculty communication space in which principles of good teaching are reflected and current developments in higher education didactics are discussed.

Gestapelte Projektordner
Current calls for application
In addition to the funding lines that are announced twice a year, there are also external funding opportunities for teaching projects.

News from the ALe and about teaching at our University

1 Dec 2020
Förderlinien ALe · Akademie für Lehrentwicklung - ALe
ALe funding lines—apply now!
Applications for the four ALe funding lines are open until 15 March 2021.
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3 Nov 2020
Lehrpreis · Akademie für Lehrentwicklung - ALe
On 24 November 2020 from 12:00 to 16:00, the first digital DIES LEGENDI will take place.
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Zwei Bleistifte, deren Schatten eine Leiter nach oben bildet - Anleitung zur Selbstständigkeit?
17 Feb 2020
Akademie für Lehrentwicklung - ALe · Sonstiges zur Lehre
Strategy 2025 - Teaching
The Academy for Teaching Development presents the Strategy 2025
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Cover of the booklet for Strategy 2025 - university teaching


Academy for Teaching Development - Office
Fürstengraben 1
07743 Jena

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Information about the ALe

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About ALe
What are the tasks of the ALe? How does the ALe work?
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Panel of experts
Members and current schedule
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Funding and Calls for Proposals
Current calls for proposal in the field of academic teaching
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Teaching Award
Every year, the University presents two teaching awards
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Day of teaching award ceremony and exchange about teaching
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Strategy 2025 - Teaching
Principles of good teaching and strategic challenges
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