UCLM Teaching Innovation Project



The University of Castilla-La Mancha (UCLM) is holding the fifth edition of the Teaching Innovation Conference, an initiative of the Office of the Vice-Rector for Studies, Quality and Accreditation in which a total of 488 professors participate, of which sixty-six do so in person at the Polytechnic School of Cuenca, while the rest follow it online.

The aim of the meeting is to create a space to "exchange experiences, knowledge and resources in the field of innovation and teaching improvement", as explained by the Vice-Rector for Studies, Quality and Accreditation, José Manuel Chicharro, at the opening of the meeting, which was inaugurated by the Rector, Julián Garde. He thanked the Vice-Rector's Office and the participants for their involvement in the continuous process of improvement and innovation in the teaching activity, which is fundamental for the university.

More than a hundred abstracts corresponding to the twelfth call for Teaching Innovation and Improvement projects 2021-23 have been presented to the conference, as well as almost a hundred videos showing the initiatives in the field. The programme includes four presentations related to personalised tutorials, the Sustainable Development Goals at the University, the new pedagogical methodology that seeks international collaboration between various institutions through online channels and which is known as COIL (acronym for Collaborative Online International Learning), as well as the guidelines followed by the UCLM in Teaching Innovation. as well as parallel debate sessions by branches of knowledge.

The Office of the Vice-Rector for Studies, Quality and Accreditation has planned the publication of a book containing the summaries of the conference, as well as another volume on teaching innovation that compiles the best works.