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Celebrating excellence in teaching

Educators and educational support staff at Queen’s University play a vital role in enhancing the student learning experience, and in recognition of their efforts the Centre for Teaching and Learning (CTL) is once again presenting the Principal’s Teaching and Learning Awards.

Offered for the first time last year, the awards, announced by Principal and Vice-Chancellor Daniel Woolf, recognize individuals and teams who have shown exceptional innovation and leadership in teaching and learning on campus.

“At Queen’s educators and educational support staff are making a difference in their classes and in the services they provide to students,” says Principal Woolf.  “There is a diverse range of innovative work happening across campus to foster excellence in teaching and learning and I am delighted that these awards help raise the profile of this initiative.”

The suite of awards includes:

  • Michael Condra Outstanding Student Service Award (sponsored by the Office of the Vice-Provost and Dean of Student Affairs)
  • Promoting Student Inquiry Teaching Award (sponsored by the Queen’s Library)
  • Curriculum Development Award (sponsored by the Centre for Teaching and Learning)
  • Educational Leadership Award (sponsored by the Centre for Teaching and Learning)
  • Educational Technology Award (sponsored by Information Technology Services)
  • International Education Innovation Award (sponsored by the Office of the Associate Vice-Principal (International))

“The Principal’s Teaching and Learning Awards are a great way to recognize individuals and groups who are demonstrating excellence in areas of teaching and learning that are of particular importance to Queen’s,” says Peter Wolf, Associate Vice-Provost (Teaching and Learning) and Director of the Centre for Teaching and Learning (CTL).

Nominations for the awards are now open and will close on Friday, Sept. 30 at 4 pm. For more information about the awards and the nomination process, visit the CTL website.