Faculty of Education and Social Work


Teaching excellence at the Faculty of Education and Social Work

Several Faculty staff have received Faculty, University and national awards recognising excellence in teaching.

National Tertiary Teaching Excellence Awards


The Government established the Tertiary Teaching Excellence Awards in 2001 as a nationally contested annual award for outstanding tertiary teachers. The awards recognise and reward excellent tertiary teachers, and are designed to encourage and promote good practice. There are up to 9 awards of $20,000 each and a supreme award, the Prime Minister's Award, of $30,000.

The following Faculty of Education and Social Work staff have received National Tertiary Teaching Excellence Awards.


 

Year Recipient School Portfolio
2013 Professor Alison Jones Te Puna Wānanga, School of Māori Education  
2011 Rena Heap School of Science, Mathematics and Technology Education  
2008 Dr Dawn Garbett School of Science, Mathematics and Technology Education Dr Garbett's winning portfolio
2007 Dr Christine Rubie-Davies School of Teaching, Learning and Development Dr Rubie-Davies' winning portfolio
2002 Dr Jill Smith Centre for the Arts

University of Auckland Teaching Excellence Awards


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The University of Auckland Teaching Excellence Awards convey the importance of teaching to the university and recognise, encourage and reward excellence in teaching.

The Awards are contestable across the University and carry with them a medal and a monetary prize of $5,000. The Awards are linked to the National Tertiary Teaching Excellence Awards and selected awardees will become the University's nominees for these national awards.

Photos: Brian Marsh (top) and Rena Heap receiving their 2008 University of Auckland Teaching Excellence Awards from The University Chancellor Roger France.

The following Faculty of Education and Social Work staff have received University of Auckland Teaching Excellence Awards.

Early Career Excellence in Teaching
2014 Gail Ledger School of Curriculum and Pedagogy  
2013 Dr Jay Marlowe School of Counselling, Human Services and Social Work  
2008 Rena Heap School of Science, Mathematics and Technology Education *
Excellence in Postgraduate Research Supervision
2012 Professor Alison Jones Te Puna Wānanga, School of Māori Education  
2009 Professor John Hattie School of Teaching, Learning and Development  
Sustained Excellence in Teaching
2014 Dr Eleanor Hawe School of Teaching, Learning and Development  
2011 Dr Pamela Millward School of Teaching, Learning and Development  
2008 Brian Marsh School of Teacher Education Practice Student citation for Brian Marsh
2007 Dr Dawn Garbett School of Science, Mathematics and Technology Student citation for Dawn Garbett
2006 Dr Christine Rubie-Davies School of Teaching, Learning and Development Student citation for Christine Rubie-Davies
Innovation in Teaching
2004 Anne Sinclair Centre for Professional Inquiry Student citation for Anne Sinclair
Distinguished Teaching Award
2001 Dr Graeme Aitken School of Education Citation for Graeme Aitken

Faculty of Education and Social Work Teaching Excellence Awards


2016 Faculty of Education Teaching Excellence Awards' Recipients

The Faculty of Education and Social Work's awards are an opportunity for staff to join together to celebrate, honour and congratulate teachers in the faculty who use their talents and skills to inspire trainee teachers and educators who will go on to inspire others.

2016


Early Career Teaching Excellence

Excellence in Postgraduate Research Supervision

Sustained Excellence in Teaching

2015


Early Career Teaching Excellence

Innovation in Teaching Excellence

Excellence in Postgraduate Research Supervision

Sustained Excellence in Teaching

2014


Sustained Excellence in Teaching

Professional Practice

Excellence in Postgraduate Research Supervision.

Innovation in Teaching

2013


Sustained Excellence in Teaching

Excellence in Professional Practice

  • Debora Lee – School of Learning, Development and Professional Practice

Excellence in Postgraduate Research Supervision

Early Career Excellence in Teaching

  • Gail Ledger – School of Curriculum and Pedagogy
  • Dr Jay Marlowe – School of Counselling, Human Services and Social Work
  • Maria Cooper – School of Learning, Development and Professional Practice

2012


Early Career Teaching Excellence

Sustained Excellence in Teaching

Excellence in Professional Practice

  • Cherie Appleton – School of Counselling, Human Services and Social Work

Excellence in Innovation

  • Rena Heap – School of Curriculum and Pedagogy

Excellence in Postgraduate Research Supervision

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2012 Citations
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2011


On World Teachers' Day 28 October 2011 the following Faculty staff received awards:

  • Carolyn Haslam, School of Science, Mathematics and Technology Education
  • Esther Fitzpatrick, School of Teaching, Learning and Development
  • Gail Ledger, School of Science, Mathematics and Technology Education
  • Seiuli Luama Sauni, School of Critical Studies in Education
  • Teimana Bennett, Te Puna Wānanga

2010

The 2010 winners were Darren Powell (Graduate Teaching Assistant, School of Critical Studies in Education) and Alastair Wells (Senior Lecturer, School of Science, Mathematics and Technology Education).

2009

In 2009 the Faculty of Education and Social Work introduced Outstanding Teaching Awards.

The winner of the inaugural award in 2009 was Brian Storey, Senior Lecturer, School of Science, Mathematics and Techology Education.

 

Awards process

Faculty of Education and Social Work Outstanding Teaching Awards process

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