Tutor Training for the Promotion of Academic Writing

(Writing) tutors often find themselves designing tutorial teaching without awareness of their new role and without didactic guidance. In these training programs, prospective (writing) tutors are sensitized to their new role, practice conceptualizing their teaching, learn about didactic tools for their teaching, and receive constructive feedback on their teaching concept.


This course is only offered in German. 

Target Group:

Aspiring as well as experienced tutors from all fields of study.


At the tutor training, the participants

  • are sensitized for their role as tutor,
  • gain knowledge of basic moderation techniques, social forms and didactic methods,
  • apply these methods in planning their own (online) tutorials,
  • try out strategies and methods for promoting academic writing and can teach them to students,
  • learn the basics of inidividual peer consultation and test their skills as peer consultanst,
  • become aware of the complexities of the feedback process and learn to give constructive feedback on academic texts.

The specification for writing tutors additionally includes

  • teaching the basics of writing didactics and
  • learning and practicing constructive text feedback.


The tutor training in summer semester 2024 starts on 6 March 2024.

For further information please refer to our German Website.


For tutors of JGU the training program is completely free of charge. For the completion of all training units the participants will receive a tutor training certificate.

The tutor training is offered by the Center for Quality Assurance and Development.