Recognising Teaching Excellence

Other Awards

The wider academic community in the UK celebrates teaching excellence through a range of awards. Some of these have been added here.
If you have any questions related to these or are considering applying for one of these, please get in touch with us. We are very happy to support you, contact Chrissi Nerantzi.

Times Higher Education Awards

A series of annual awards in a range of categories that celebrate outstanding contributions to higher education in the UK landscape.

The 2018 THE Awards are now open for entries until Wednesday 27 June

  • The Lord Dearing Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Outstanding Research Supervisor of the Year
  • Excellence and Innovation in the Arts
  • Most Innovative Contribution to Business-University Collaboration
  • Research Project of the Year: Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences
  • Research Project of the Year: STEM
  • Outstanding Contribution to Leadership Development
  • Widening Participation or Outreach Initiative of the Year
  • Outstanding Contribution to the Local Community
  • Technological Innovation of the Year
  • Outstanding Support for Students
  • Most Innovative Teacher of the Year
  • International Collaboration of the Year
  • Business School of the Year
  • International Impact Award
  • Outstanding Entrepreneurial University
  • University of the Year

Find out more about the THE awards and enter on the THE website
Follow the hashtag #theawards on Twitter for updates.

ALT Learning Technologist of the Year Award

This is a special award for anybody using learning technologies innovatively in their learning and teaching and/or supporting students introduced by the Association for Learning Technology in 2007. The ALT Learning Technologist of the Year is awarded to individuals and teams who have evidenced an outstanding contribution to the field of learning technology nationally.

Award applicants, individuals and teams, need to evidence the following:

  • A clear description of the actions taken to develop and support the achievement
  • Clear, credible, statement of individual or team approach to the technological, and/or methodological, and/or managerial, and/or teaching and learning choices made by the applicant (individual or team), during the period covered by the application
  • Major and beneficial impact on practices within the applicant’s or team’s organisation, community, or sphere of influence
  • Outstanding overall contribution in managing, researching, supporting or enabling learning, teaching or assessment with the use of learning technology.

A new ALT award in Research in Learning Technology will be introduced in 2018.
Find out more about these ALT awards on the ALT website
See past winners and finalists stories
Follow @a_l_t on Twitter for updates.

Global Teaching Excellence Award

This award celebrates outstanding teaching excellence at institutional level internationally. These awards were introduced in 2017 and there is a fee to apply. Find out more about the GTE Award.