Distinguished Education Excellence Awards

About the Distinguished Education Excellence Awards

The purpose of the Distinguished Education Excellence Awards is to recognise, reward and celebrate colleagues who demonstrate teaching and learner support excellence and to create a proactive learning community within Ulster where excellent practice can influence wider enhancement.

The Award Recipients will have demonstrated excellence directly related to Ulster learning and teaching priorities. Details for the Distinguished Education Excellence Awards are available by clicking on each Award category below. You will also be able to find out more about previous Award Winners for each category.

The deadline for submission in 2023 is October 9th at noon.

Applications should be submitted on BBL, all Ulster staff have access to the Distinguished Education Excellence Awards BBL Area where information for each Award category can be found. You will find this in the  'Staff Development and Mandatory Training Courses' section. Dropboxes and templates for 2023 submissions will be made available in Spring 2023.

Awards Briefings (online)

To support you further Awards Briefings (online) will run on:

Book a place for Awards Briefings

Online Writing Retreats

Online Writing Retreats will also take place where you can seek advice as you develop your application:

Book a place for Online Writing Retreats

For further information please contact Dr Sarah Floyd: s.floyd@ulster.ac.uk

Further Information

Early Career Educator Award

The Early Career Educator Award is awarded to individuals who have been teaching/supporting learning in...

Distinguished Learner Support Excellence Fellowship

The Distinguished Learner Support Excellence Fellowship is awarded to individuals who have a track record...

Distinguished Education Excellence Fellowship

The Distinguished Education Excellence Fellowship is awarded to individuals who have been teaching/supporting learning in...

Senior Distinguished Education Excellence Fellowship

The Senior Distinguished Education Excellence Fellowship is awarded to individuals who have been teaching/supporting learning...

Distinguished Collaborative Education Excellence Fellowship

The Distinguished Collaborative Education Excellence Fellowship is awarded to teams who have a track record...

Professional Practice Commendation

The Professional Practice Innovation Commendation is awarded to individuals who have demonstrated an approach that...

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Early Career Educator Award

The Early Career Educator Award is awarded to individuals who have been teaching/supporting learning in HE for four years or less and can demonstrate an outstanding contribution to learning, teaching and/or assessment practice within the University.

Distinguished Learner Support Excellence Fellowship

The Distinguished Learner Support Excellence Fellowship is awarded to individuals who have a track record of supporting learning in HE and can demonstrate an outstanding contribution to the student learning experience at Ulster University.

Distinguished Education Excellence Fellowship

The Distinguished Education Excellence Fellowship is awarded to individuals who have been teaching/supporting learning in HE for more than four years.

Senior Distinguished Education Excellence Fellowship

The Senior Distinguished Education Excellence Fellowship is awarded to individuals who have been teaching/supporting learning in HE for more than four.

Distinguished Collaborative Education Excellence Fellowship

The Distinguished Collaborative Education Excellence Fellowship is awarded to teams who have a track record of supporting learning in HE.

Professional Practice Commendation

The Professional Practice Innovation Commendation is awarded to individuals who have demonstrated an approach that has had excellent impact on the student learning experience at Ulster University.

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