The Graduate Teaching Associates (GTA) program is designed to foster the next generation of great teachers. The program will provide participants with the knowledge and skills to motivate and engage with students, embed active learning practices into their teaching, manage group dynamics, give and receive feedback, and design assessment and evaluation. This course is suitable for those who have already completed the Tutors@UQ program.  

The GTA Program consists of six modules, supported by contact sessions. For more information on the GTA Program, please visit the GTA Program website. Here you will be able to find the Program, outlined timeline of activities as well as the eligibility criteria.

Please take the time to review the eligibility criteria. You are required to have a confirmed teaching position with a minimum of 25 contact hours during the semester (2 hours per week) in order to be eligible to participate in the program. This might be a tutoring appointment or an appointment as a casual demonstrator (for example). If you have any questions, please book a drop-in session with Itali or email

Participation in these, including submission of assessment by the set deadline and development of the required portfolio, is necessary to graduate and receive Associate Fellowship of HEA.

The GTA is open twice a year (once per semester) and there's an annual intake cap. Read more about the Graduate Teaching Assistants program and the eligibility requirements and access the applicaiton form, or use the Register button to access the Expression of Interest form directly.

May be eligible for CDS.

About University teaching

As student experience becomes a larger focus at universities, the value of high quality teaching among academics has increased. To pursue an academic career the importance of understanding pedagogy and having practical teaching experience should not be underestimated. 

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