Vice-Chancellor’s Awards

Do you want to celebrate your teaching? Be rewarded for your efforts? Get acknowledgement for your innovative approaches and the impact your teaching has on student learning? Have you considered applying for a Teaching Award?

The Vice-Chancellor’s Innovation in Teaching Awards and Vice-Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence in Teaching are now open.

Vice-Chancellor’s Innovation in Teaching Awards
These awards recognise recent responsive and sustainable educational initiatives that address one of five key strategic objectives of the 2025 Agenda and exemplify a culture of innovation and excellence:

  1. deliver a richly interactive and personalised approach to learning with a paramount focus on student success
  2. be an international leader in educational innovation, advanced learning technologies and learning analytics
  3. develop enterprising graduates equipped with the skills required for success in the knowledge economy
  4. engage students as partners in the co-creation of a learning experience that inspires achievement
  5. embed research and critical thinking as core skills for every Flinders graduate.

The key component of a nomination is a 3-5 minute video. Be creative. Tell us your story of teaching innovation. Rules and eligibility and an online Nomination form are available here:

Deadline: 2 November 2020

Vice-Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence in Teaching
These awards recognise and reward teaching excellence, encourage teaching excellence through this recognition, and promote to both the Flinders and outside community that we are proud of our academic staff and that they perform to national and international standards.

The key component of a nomination is a 4-page written statement addressing one of the selection

criteria below:

  1. Approaches to teaching and the support of learning that influence, motivate and inspire students to learn.
  2. Development of curricula, resources or services that reflect a command of the field.
  3. Evaluation practices that bring about improvements in teaching and learning.
  4. Innovation, leadership or scholarship that has influenced and enhanced learning and teaching and/or the student experience.

For more information including rules, eligibility and applicant information visit the website:

Deadline: 2 November 2020

Contact Anna Smith in CILT if you have any questions.

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