Education is at the heart of the Fanshawe experience, not only for students, but for all members of the Fanshawe community. Encouraging lifelong learning, the College offers you the opportunity to grow and develop job and career skills through centrally-delivered professional development and training opportunities, tuition reimbursements and subsidies, and professional development leave programs.


The college's Intranet is home to Fanshawelearns, where you can browse, search, and register for internal training and development opportunities. With over 150 individual courses available annually, you will have access to topics such as:

  • Teaching and Learning
  • People and Productivity
  • Management and Leadership
  • Health and Safety
  • Technology

Additionally, if you are faculty, there is a great number of resources to assist you get started - Teaching and Learning

Tuition reimbursement and subsidy

The tuition reimbursement and subsidy programs provide financial support for full-time employees pursuing post-secondary studies. Many courses offered at Fanshawe College are available for $20, and other college and university tuition fees may be reimbursed at 80% for maximum amounts ranging from $3,000 to $15,000, depending on the awarded diploma or degree.

Professional development leave

Providing the opportunity to be away from the College for up to 12 months after six years of consecutive full-time service, the professional development leave program offers time to focus on learning activities. These paid leaves are taken for a variety of reasons including faculty members working in their industry to enhance currency in their field, or employees pursuing advanced credentials by starting or completing a degree, conducting research, etc.