National Teaching Fellows Scheme and the Collaborative Award for Teaching Excellence

Published: 23 October 2019 at 14:03

The University encourages you to claim recognition for your excellent teaching practice.

Call for Expressions of Interest

Each year teaching excellence is recognised through the awards of National Teaching Fellow and the Collaborative Award for Teaching Excellence. Judged by peers across the sector and administered by Advance HE, these two prestigious awards are a rare opportunity to receive recognition for sustained excellence in teaching and the support of learning.

The National Teaching Fellow (NTF) award recognises and rewards individuals for the significant impact they make on both student outcomes and the teaching profession in higher education. What they have achieved is inspiring and contributes significantly to the sector's efforts to continuously improve learning and teaching for the benefit of students and society.

The Collaborative Award for Teaching Excellence (CATE) recognises and rewards the key role that teamwork plays in enhancing teaching and learning through collaborative approaches in higher education. 

The University strongly encourages you to claim recognition for your excellent teaching practice.

Last year Dr Alison Greig was successful in becoming a NTF. As Director of Education for Sustainability, she  leads on the integration of sustainability into the curriculum and is also the driving force behind the sector-leading MSc Sustainability which is breaking new ground in how it prepares students for the challenges and opportunities of the 21st century.

"I am extremely proud and honoured to have been recognised for the work I am doing. As I see it University education is about doing more than imparting knowledge and the development of skills. It’s also about guiding and supporting students in figuring out who they are and the role they can play in ensuring the future they create is fair and just,” says Alison. 

Alison also received support from the Vice Chancellor who recognised how her work reflects the University’s ambition and commitment to embedding sustainability in our education and research. 

Anglia Learning & Teaching will provide support to those interested in applying for recognition through this national scheme.

Andrew Middleton, who is a National Teaching Fellow, says: “I am delighted to be able to offer support to colleagues. I have mentored many NTFs through to recognition and have supported many innovative teams. I am always told that taking the opportunity to reflect on the difference you make is highly rewarding. Knowing that, nationally, your peers respect you is the icing on the cake.”

Please download our internal Expression of Interest form to find out more about the:

National Teaching Fellow

Collaborative Award for Teaching Excellence