Vice-Chancellor's Award for Educational Excellence

The Vice-Chancellor's Award for Educational Excellence recognises the University’s most outstanding educators in their fields, who have made a broad and deep contribution to enhancing the quality of learning and teaching in higher education at ANU.

This award will be presented to a recipient of the Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Education (announced in May). The final presentation of this award will be made at the annual Gala Dinner (November).

Selection Criteria

The Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Educational Excellence will be chosen from amongst the awardees of the Vice-Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence in Education (which include individual teaching awards, citations for contributions to student learning, program awards and supervision awards).

Nominations for these individual awards leading to the field for the Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Educational Excellence will be assessed on the basis of written evidence that meet the criteria in each relevant award category:

  • Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Teaching Excellence
  • Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Supervision
  • Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Indigenous Education
  • Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Programs that Enhance Learning

Eligibility

Staff with teaching or teaching/research appointments who have been employed for at least 3 years at ANU, and who have been recipients in the current year of a Vice-Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence in Education in one or more of the categories listed above, are eligible for Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Educational Excellence as either as an individual or as part of a team.

Selection Process

The selection committee for the Vice-Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence in Education will make a recommendation from amongst the recipients of those awards in the current year to the Vice-Chancellor for consideration and endorsement.

Awards process

Award recipients, finalists, sponsors and unsuccessful nominees will be contacted once the Committee has made a determination. The awards will be presented at the celebratory Vice-Chancellor’s Annual Awards Gala Dinner in  the same year. All award recipients will be published on the Vice-Chancellor’s Annual Awards webpage.

A single award will be presented.

Award recipients will receive a framed Vice-Chancellor's Award commemorative certificate and a glass sculpture designed by the ANU School of Art & Design. Finalists will receive a commemorative certificate. All award recipients will be published on the Vice-Chancellor’s Awards webpage.

In the case of team awards, the team will receive one commemorative certificate and glass sculpture, presented to the Team Lead at the Gala Dinner.

Further information

For further information please contact promotingexcellence@anu.edu.au.

 

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