UAL Teaching Awards & Course Rep Awards

2018 Winners

Information

We recognise

  • Brilliant teaching styles
  • Fantastic feedback given on your assessments
  • Someone who has been a friend to you at a stressful time
  • Someone who has provided encouragement and help in getting your career started

Criteria

The nominations are decided based on the following questions:

1) How do they share knowledge?

A good teacher…

- Succeeds in making the topic interesting and engaging.

A very good teacher…

- Succeeds in making the topic interesting and engaging.

- Considers how to communicate this through appropriate methods i.e. workshops, own work, visits, etc.

An excellent teacher…

- Succeeds in making the topic interesting and engaging.

- Considers how to communicate this through appropriate methods i.e. workshops, own work, visits, etc.

- Is clear in their personal conviction and enthusiasm.

- Facilitates an environment conducive to learning, such as through mentoring, building relationships or openness and understanding.

2) How are they inspirational?

A good teacher…

- Takes a personal approach that encourages others to learn.

- Is able to challenge in a constructive and helpful way.

A very good teacher…

- Takes a personal approach that encourages others to learn.

- Is able to challenge in a constructive and helpful way.

- Draws upon their own experiences to support learning, such as through their own work and professional practice.

- Is clearly invested in supporting students.

An excellent teacher…

- Takes a personal approach that encourages others to learn.

- Is able to challenge in a constructive and helpful way.

- Draws upon their own experiences to support learning, such as through their own work and professional practice.

- Is clearly invested in supporting students.

- Appears to shift how the subject, course, topic is perceived

3) How do they support you?

A good teacher…

- Provides effective support and feedback on work.

A very good teacher…

- Provides effective support and feedback on work.

- Has the capacity to inspire students.

- Is helpful and supportive.

- Listens and understands students

- Is readily available to provide help to students.

An excellent teacher…

- Is able to motivate students to support and inspire them in the development of their potential.

- Demonstrates a personal commitment to support students in the development of the work.

- Is distinguished by a capacity to support students pastorally in a sensitive and meaningful way that further supports their learning.

- Goes beyond what is typically expected in terms of academic and pastoral support of students.

- Has the capacity to make students feel heard and understood, ensuring their feedback is taken on board.

Get in touch

If you have any other questions, then feel free to get in touch at coursereps@su.arts.ac.uk.