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Teaching Portfolios


owl.pngTeaching Portfolios

For more guidelines on developing your teaching portfolio, or for access to the private FASS website with detailed information on portfolios, please contact Karin Cattell (

SU Teaching Awards 2018​

​​More information on the application pro​​​cedure for the 2018 awards will be available on this website or from Karin Cattell ( by the end of March 2018.

HELTASA National Excellen​ce in Teaching and Learning Awards 2018

​​The call for applications for the 2018 HELTASA National Excellence in Teaching and Learning Awards has been sent to all Faculties. The closing date for the SU applications is 2 May 2018. Please send your application to Karin Cattell ( 

The criteria for the 2018 applications are attached below:
​​Call for Nominations - 2018-National-Excellence-in-Teaching-and-Learning....pdf

Resources for Developing a Teaching Portfolio ​(general)

Please contact Karin Cattell ( for access to the private FASS Teaching and Learning website which contains detailed information and resources on teaching portfolios.

Some general guidelines:

  • Developing Your Academic Portfolio: Guidelines
  • A brief guide to developing your portfolio, by Rhodes University

Rhodes_A Brief Guid​​e to Developing Your Portfolio.doc

  • The Teaching Portfolio Concept (Seldin, 1993)
  • ​​​​Teaching philosophies reconsidered: A conceptual model for the development and evaluation of
teaching philosophy statements (Schönwetter , Sokal , Friesen, Taylor, 2002).