Resources related to: pastoral care

Pastoral care: an important part of the role

When students have problems, they often feel nervous about approaching a unit coordinator. If you want them to stay engaged and continue with their studies, they need to feel heard and valued. Pastoral care is an important part of the teaching role, and an integral part of the role of unit coordinators. View video…

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Teaching: large classes magnify the issues

What are the challenges that face unit coordinators, especially when working with units with large enrollments? An experienced academic outlines some of the issues and her strategies for managing these. View video…

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University teaching: pastoral care

“There are so many things that can come up out of the blue and need to be dealt with…” An experienced academic offers some practical strategies about what to do when approached by a student with a concern or a complaint. Especially if you don’t immediately know what the solution needs to be. View video…

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