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“Educational technology represents a cornerstone of modern pedagogy,
and faculty should be supported with the training and resources to use
it effectively in a learning environment.” —Polytechnic Academy Vision

BCIT’s Polytechnic Academy is an integrated program of support, services, and lifelong learning opportunities for faculty. The academy provides a foundation for applied, hands-on polytechnic teaching and learning, supporting BCIT faculty to enhance their skills and expand their practice as exceptional educators.

Academy Features

  • Teaching specialization—advanced courses in polytechnic instructional design, available with a tuition waiver for BCIT faculty and staff
  • Scholarship of Learning and Teaching—resources and academic services that promote educational research and innovation, including Learning and Teaching Innovation Grants
  • E-learning championship—promotion of the latest in educational technology, remote learning, and blended learning
  • Open education—promotion of open resources and teaching methods that facilitate collaboration and reduce costs for students
  • Professional development events—Annual Learning and Teaching Summit/BCIT Professional Development Day

Associate Certificate in Polytechnic Teaching

BCIT’s 17-credit Associate Certificate in Polytechnic Teaching offers a pathway to teaching excellence. We offer the latest in instructional skills, instructional and strategies, education technology, online learning and reflective practice.

For more information please visit You will find course outlines, current offerings and information about registration on this page.