. GENERAL INFORMATION
To be an Instructor of Fab Academy program you need
To be a Fab Academy Graduate
To pass the
Instructor Application Process
To devote 20 to 25 hours weekly
to instruct the course
As a Fab Academy instructor you will be responsible for:
Mastering and mentoring the skills taught in the class
Providing adequate availability to assist your students
Participating in class preparation
Planning ahead for your lab to be ready for class topics
Timely local review and reporting on your students' progress
You will be asked to "sign" this agreement by committing this file in the Node's repository.
According to skills and experience, an Instructor can be:
a graduate, never instructed the course before
instructed the course for 1 or 2 consecutive cycles
instructed the course for 3 or more consecutive cycles
instructed the course for more than 3 cycles + has peer recognition as such + is an active member of the Fab Academy and Academany community
It is important to understand that the Node's taxonomy is related to the experience of the Instructor, NOT the NODE. A physical space cannot hold experience, an Instructor can.
A Node run by a Novice Instructor needs direct Support from Guru/Mentor. This support is covered by Local Costs, and it should be added to the local cost amount.
A Node run by a Junior Instructor needs soft Support from Guru/Mentor in the Evaluation processes. This support is covered by Central Costs.
INSTRUCTOR APPLICATION PROCESS
All Instructors must fill the form in order to be enlisted in the course.
Experienced instructors don't need to go over an assessment process.
NOVICE INSTRUCTORS teaching the course for the first time will be reviewed by their peers to assess readiness.
Novice Instructors will be asked to submit a
This letter should include some relevant and interesting insights about yourself, your technical skills, to prove that you are motivated. It must also include your
Teaching Philosophy Statement.
will review the Instructor Application to assess their suitability to offer the program > Application does not mean Acceptance automatically.
Mentors may require extra information or documents to ensure all the requirements are met, and may also require a personal Interview (Via online conference)
Mentors will advise on the status of the Instructor and the need or not for extra support.
Memorandum of Understanding
): Upon acceptance, Instructors will receive an MOU stating the basic requirements of the program, which they must send back signed.
More information in the Fab Academy Handbook and the Fab Academy Website