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Let’s join Layla and Spencer as they go through the mentoring process. Hopefully Layla can help Spencer as he reflects on his practice and assembles his teaching portfolio.

Hi Layla, I’m glad to have you as my mentor in becoming a reflective practitioner and developing my teaching portfolio. What is the first step we’ll be looking at? I’m happy to help, Spencer. Getting to know the basics about teaching portfolios is the first step. This will give you the foundations so you understand the work to be done and it will help you weigh out your options. Instructors come to the table with such varied backgrounds and experiences that each portfolio is a unique representation of their practice.

Shall we start?

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Layla Recent ATL graduate

Spencer Current ATL participant

You’ve already met Layla and Spencer. Let’s see what they have in store for us today.

Layla, I learned a lot in our last session on what a teaching portfolio is and why it’s important to have one. I also gained an understanding of the main components. Understanding the characteristics of an effective teaching portfolio is also very helpful. How can I kick-start the process?

Before that, you need to consider whether an e-Portfolio is right for you. Let’s have a look at the possibilities!

Layla and Spencer  
Layla and Spencer