On Tuesday 30 November, we announced the winners of the annual Vice-Chancellor’s Learning and Teaching Awards at the virtual 2021 Academic Staff Awards Ceremony (see video below).
In introducing the winners and finalists, Professor Dominique Parrish, Pro Vice-Chancellor (Learning and Teaching) acknowledged the dedication within our Learning and Teaching community that is committed to transforming and progressing learning and teaching at Macquarie.
“Macquarie’s Learning and Teaching community is innovative, dynamic, and is proof our focus remains on prioritising students first and providing a high-quality learning experience.“
2021 Academic Staff Awards Ceremony
2021 Vice-Chancellor’s Learning and Teaching Award Winners
Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Teaching Excellence
This award recognises staff for their excellence in teaching and support of learning, and the impact they have on motivating and inspiring students to learn.
Dr Alissa Beath, Faculty of Medicine, Health and Human Sciences
Vice-Chancellor’s Educational Leader Award
This award recognises staff educational leaders and how their leadership has influenced and enhanced learning and teaching and/or student experience.
Professor Leonie Tickle, Macquarie Business School
Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Learning Innovation
This award recognises staff for their development and implementation of innovations to improve learning, teaching or assessment to enable, motivate, support and inspire students to learn.
Shamim Joarder, Office of the Pro Vice-Chancellor (Learning and Teaching)
Vice-Chancellor’s Learning & Teaching Early Career Award
This award recognises staff with less than five years of teaching experience for their quality teaching.
Dr Joel Fuller, Faculty of Medicine, Health and Human Sciences
Vice-Chancellor’s Learning & Teaching Sessional Staff Award
This award recognises sessional or casual staff for their commitment to student learning and effective teaching approaches.
Dr Amanda Head, Faculty of Arts
Vice-Chancellor’s Learning & Teaching Student-Nominated Award
This award recognises teachers who have been nominated by students for teaching excellence and for making a difference to learning.
Dr Holly Doel-Mackaway, Faculty of Arts
Dr Petra Graham, Faculty of Science and Engineering
Professor Debbie Haski-Leventhal, Macquarie Business School
Dr Prashan Karunaratne, Macquarie Business School
Dr John Turchini, Faculty of Medicine, Health and Human Sciences
Further information is available on the Vice-Chancellor’s Learning and Teaching Awards website.
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