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Message from the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Education) and Registrar: Learning and teaching awards 2013


6 February 2013

Applications are now open for the 2013 Vice-Chancellor's Awards for Learning and Teaching and for the awards offered by the Federal Government's Office for Learning and Teaching.

Both of these award schemes offer an opportunity for your work to be recognised by the University community and beyond. I warmly encourage you to apply. This year the scheme also includes the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Indigenous Strategy and Services) Indigenous Education Strategic Awards. The award processes are competitive, with all applications being assessed by University selection committees. The awards are open to all eligible academic and general staff.


2013 VICE-CHANCELLOR'S AWARDS FOR LEARNING AND TEACHING

The Vice-Chancellor is calling for applications for these awards, the purpose of which is to promote, recognise and reward teaching excellence, and the systems that support teaching excellence. Award winners receive $10,000.

There are four categories of awards:

  • Outstanding Teaching, including Early Career Awards
  • Excellence in Research Supervision
  • Support of the Student Experience
  • Systems that Achieve Collective Excellence in Learning and Teaching

Applications close: 5pm Thursday 22 March 2013


OFFICE FOR LEARNING AND TEACHING AWARDS 2013

The Office for Learning and Teaching offers three categories of awards:

  • Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning
  • Awards for Teaching Excellence
  • Awards for Programs that Enhance Student Learning

Applications for Citations close internally: 5pm Wednesday 24 April 2013.

Applications for Awards close internally: 5pm Thursday 30 May 2013.


WORKSHOPS FOR APPLICANTS

The University will be running workshops in February and March for prospective applicants for all awards. Anyone considering applying for an award should register and attend.

Further information on all the awards, including workshops for applicants, award guidelines and application forms, is available on the Institute for Teaching and Learning website.


Yours sincerely,

Derrick Armstrong