Preparing Philosophy Statements
These handouts introduce philosophy statements and offers several reasons for preparing one. It also outlines the components of a philosophy statement and guiding questions to help you fill out each of the sections.
View the Preparing a Teaching Philosophy Statement handout
View the Preparing an Educational Leadership Philosophy Statement handout
Sample Teaching Philosophy Statements
These sample philosophy statements, from past University of Calgary Teaching Award recipients, show the diverse ways that people express their teaching and educational leadership beliefs.
Creating a Teaching Dossier workshop materials
Slides and worksheets from a workshop on the steps involved in creating a teaching dossier. The materials cover the components of a teaching dossier, how to select and present data and documentation, and how to prepare a dossier.
View the workshop slides (PDF)
Preparing a Teaching Dossier handout
This handout introduces the teaching dossier, outlines the steps and provides a framework for developing one, and outlines sample sections of a dossier.