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Mandatory TA/RA in Lieu Training (Anti-Oppression and Pedagogy)

In accordance with the CUPE Local 3906, Unit 1 collective agreement, the Mandatory TA Training was established to provide an institution wide or Faculty specific training program for Unit 1 members.  This training is understood to be a program of professional education and will include instruction on topics in pedagogy and anti-oppression.

Self-registration for training courses is available through the regulatory training tile in Mosaic.  Once registered, the training will be available in Avenue to Learn approximately 15 minutes after registration (between 7am and 9pm).  For additional information please review the frequently asked questions document below.

NOTE:  In Fall 2023, there will be two in-person offerings of the TA Professionalism, Rights, and Responsibilities workshop that can be completed in lieu of the online offering. Registration is available via Eventbrite. (Note: you must still register for the training via Mosaic to access the remaining online training modules and complete a short online quiz at the end of the in-person workshop).


Requirements for CUPE Local 3906, Unit 1 Mandatory Training

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As a CUPE Local 3906, Unit 1 employee, you are required to complete 5-hours of mandatory training.  The training will include a module in Anti-Oppression (2-hours) and TA Rights & Responsibilities (1-hour).  The additional 2-hours of training will be selected from a menu of centrally offered elective workshops.

Note:  When registering for training in Mosaic, ensure you select the appropriate training based on your Faculty/Department assignment (eg. Engineering Paid TA Training).

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How to Register Learn More

Information on how to register for the TA Mandatory training.

Frequently Asked Questions Learn More

Frequently asked questions with regard to the Mandatory TA Training (how do I register, when do I get paid, etc.)

Hours of Work Form Learn More

The course instructor and the employee are to fill out this form in accordance with Article 12.03.  If changes are required to this form or additional hours are required they are to follow the process in Article 12.04.


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For further details on the background of this mandatory pedagogy and anti-oppression training, please see the most recent collective agreement.

For questions regarding Mandatory TA training please visit our frequently asked questions.