External partners and networks

Skylight works with other North American post-secondary institutions to advance collaborative research and knowledge transfer on teaching and learning, particularly in science-related areas.

Bay View Alliance

The University of British Columbia is a founding partner of the Bay View Alliance, a network of research universities working to address the challenges of building departmental cultures more supportive of effective teaching and enhanced student learning.

Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching, and Learning

CIRTL is an NSF Center for Learning and Teaching in higher education. CIRTL uses graduate education as the leverage point to develop a national STEM faculty committed to implementing and advancing effective teaching practices for diverse student audiences as part of successful professional careers.

Transforming Education, Supporting Teaching and Learning Excellence

TRESTLE is a seven-institution NSF-funded project to support improvements in undergraduate STEM education through supporting course design projects, enhancing educational expertise in departments, and building communities within and across campuses to enhance the impact of local experts.