Nurse Educators Teaching Philosophy Statement

As you develop your educator portfolio, one aspect to consider is a teaching philosphy statement to reflect and explain your beliefs around what teaching is, what teaching should do, what is education, and whats does learning look like?

To consider in your philosophy statement:

  • What are your objectives?
  • How will you achieve these objectives?
  • How will you measure these objectives?


Nursing Education Network. (2019). Teaching Perspectives Inventory (TPI).

Iowa State University Centre for Excellence in Learning & Teaching. (2022). Writing a Teaching Philosophy Statement

University of Minnesota Centre for Educational Innovation. (2022). Writing You Teaching Philosphy.

Dalton, C. L., Wilson, A., & Agius, S. (2018). Twelve tips on how to compile a medical educator’s portfolio. Medical Teacher40(2), 140-145.

Laundon, M., Cathcart, A., & Greer, D. A. (2020). Teaching philosophy statementsJournal of Management Education44(5), 577-587.