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About ALe

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Foundation and permanent establishment

On 6 June 2017, the Senate decided to  establish the Academy for Teaching Development de.
The Academy for Teaching Development (Akademie für Lehrentwicklung (ALe)) was then officially opened on 16 November 2017 as part of the ‘DIES LEGENDI’.

After three years, in the summer semester 2020, the Executive Board decided on the continuation of the ALe on the basis of the ALe’s previous activities and the content-related work of the its panel of experts. On 15 September 2020, the Senate passed the Regulations for the Academy for Teaching Development de.

Task of the ALe

It is the task of the Academy for Teaching Development to contribute to the further development of teaching and the promotion of teaching quality. Together with the faculties and the Centre for Teacher Training and Educational Research, the ALe

  • develops strategies and quality criteria for the design of studies and teaching,
  • sets innovation impulses for improving didactics and curriculums,
  • and exchanges information on successful and pioneering teaching approaches.

The ALe supports initiatives for the further development of teaching within competitive application procedures. In addition to the University's Teaching Award, suitable funding lines are to provide impetus for the conception and implementation of new teaching concepts.
The panel of experts is responsible for advertising and conferring the Teaching Award and funding related to the development of teaching.

Structure of the ALe

Struktur der Akademie für Lehrentwicklung Struktur der Akademie für Lehrentwicklung Graphic: Academy for Teaching Development

The ALe consists of a panel of experts and the ALe office. It is headed by the Directorate. The members of the Directorate (scientific director and deputies) are nominated by the panel of experts from among its members and are appointed by the Executive Board.

The Academy’s office in the Office of the Vice-President for Learning and Teaching supports the panel of experts in its tasks, while the Service Centre for Higher Education Didactics (LehreLernen) provides advice. In cooperation with the panel of experts, the Service Centre for Higher Education Didactics helps to realize the goals of the Academy for Teaching Development. In order to promote teaching competences, it provides qualification and advisory services for lecturers and students involved in teaching.

Contact

Academy for Teaching Development - Office
Fürstengraben 1
07743 Jena
Hüfner, Katja, Dr
Managing Director
Vizepräsidentin für Studium und Lehre
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+49 3641 9-401210
Universitätshauptgebäude
Fürstengraben 1
07743 Jena
Vizepräsidentin für Studium und Lehre
Möhrstädt, Nora, Dr
Project consulting and coordination
Vizepräsidentin für Studium und Lehre
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Phone
+49 3641 9-401211
Universitätshauptgebäude, Room 314
Fürstengraben 1
07743 Jena
Vizepräsidentin für Studium und Lehre
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