Teaching portfolio at Stockholm University
The teaching portfolio is an open web resource which is aimed at those who wish to start, update or further develop their teaching portfolio. A teaching portfolio is important in connection with applications for positions, promotion, development discussions and other presentations of one’s teaching skills. Centre for the Advancement of University Teaching at Stockholm University is responsible for this web resource.
The aim is to provide continual support for teaching staff to create and develop a teaching portfolio.
Mer än ett CV
More than just a resume
You need to write qualitative essays about your
TEACHING PHILOSOPHY and
CONCRETE EXAMPLES from your work as a teacher
The purpose controls the content!
Employment, Salary discussions, Promotions, Personal development
En portfölj används för att
A portfolio is used to
– Show selected parts of your professional work
– Provide a versatile picture of you as a teacher
DU som lärare är i fokus
YOU as a teacher are the focus
as you write down your teaching merits.
Reflect on your teaching related to your pedagogical perspective.
Du behöver olika portföljer
You need to have different portfolios
– A COLLECTION PORTFOLIO – for continual gathering
– A SHOWCASE PORTFOLIO – The one you write for occasions when you need to show your evidence.
Kriterier för pedagogisk skicklighet
The criteria for pedagogical skills
is different at different universities, faculty and departments.
Be sure to follow current guidelines!
Evidens behövs för
Evidence is required for
ASSESSMENT of your pedagogical abilities
EVIDENCE: Certificates from managers and colleagues, students’ evaluations, etc.
Why a teaching portfolio?
Development at several levels!
The University teacher
Personal development and documentation or promotions and applications.
Students benefit from university teachers
who reflect over their teaching.
The University and departments
Increased quality in teaching which
contributes to the development of the
What does the student union say?
”Good teaching at a university is crucial for high-quality education and one of the most important factors of quality at a university.This is what the students believe and what research shows.” In the report, teaching portfolios and teaching skills are described.
The students’ learning in focus. SFS about education at the university. DNR: PU1-1/1213 Published by Sweden’s United Student Unions, Stockholm, 2013.