Services and resources for TAs

As a teaching assistant, take advantage of the Teaching and Learning Support Service (TLSS).

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Teaching Assistant (TA) orientation

New to being a TA? Returning for a second year or term and want to get reacquainted? Get oriented to key technologies, services and best practies—and connect with your fellow TAs. 

Learn more about TA orientation

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Certificate in University Teaching 

The Certificate in University Teaching for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows is geared to those wishing to apply for teaching positions. 

Learn more about the Certificate

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TA Awards of Excellence 

The TA Awards of Excellence honour several inspiring TAs each year that providing an exceptional service to students. 

Learn more about the award and see past recipients

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Teaching technologies

From creating and sharing content to engaging and assessing students, TLSS delivers and supports the core teaching technologies that you will use as a TA in your course. 

 

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Training and events 

The TLSS offers a full slate of training activities for instructors on teaching technologies, pedagogical strategies and more. TAs are welcome to attend all events.

See training events for TAs

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Learning spaces and equipment

Get familiar with state of the art technology in 280 registrar classrooms. Technology includes built-in cameras, auto-calibrated microphones, simplified touchscreen podiums, and instant integration with Brightspace, Teams and Zoom.

Explore classrooms, learning spaces and equipment