Teaching excellence

Faculty of Education and Social Work staff have received faculty, University and national awards recognising excellence in teaching.

National Tertiary Teaching Excellence Awards

The government's National Tertiary Teaching Excellence Awards are nationally contested annual awards for outstanding tertiary teachers. The awards recognise excellent tertiary teachers, and are designed to encourage and promote good practice. There are up to nine awards of $20,000 each and a supreme award, the Prime Minister's Award, of $30,000.
The following Faculty of Education and Social Work staff have received National Tertiary Teaching Excellence Awards in the last six years.

2017

Associate Professor Jay Marlowe
School of Counselling, Human Services and Social Work

2016

Professor Martin East
School of Curriculum and Pedagogy

2015

Dr Eleanor Hawe
School of Learning, Development and Professional Practice

2013

Professor Alison Jones
Te Puna Wānanga, School of Māori Education

University of Auckland Teaching Excellence Awards

The University of Auckland Teaching Excellence Awards convey the importance of teaching to the University. They recognise, encourage and reward excellence in teaching.The awards are contestable across the University and carry with them a medal and a monetary prize of $5,000. The awards are linked to the National Tertiary Teaching Excellence Awards and selected awardees will become the University's nominees for these national awards. Here are the winners in the past six years:

2016

Early Career Excellence in Teaching
Dr Kelsey Deane, School of Counselling, Human Services and Social Work
Leadership in Teaching
Dr Ngaire Hoben, School of Learning, Development and Professional Practice

2015

Sustained Excellence in Teaching
Associate Professor Martin East, School of Curriculum and Pedagogy
Excellence in Postgraduate Research Supervision
Professor Judy Parr, School of Curriculum and Pedagogy

2014

Sustained Excellence in Teaching
Dr Eleanor Hawe, School of Teaching, Learning and Development
Early Career Excellence in Teaching
Gail Ledger, School of Curriculum and Pedagogy

2013

Early Career Excellence in Teaching
Dr Jay Marlowe, School of Counselling, Human Services and Social Work

2012

Excellence in Postgraduate Research Supervision
Professor Alison Jones, Te Puna Wānanga, School of Māori Education

Faculty of Education and Social Work Teaching Excellence Awards

The Faculty of Education and Social Work's awards are an opportunity for staff to join together to celebrate, honour and congratulate teachers in the faculty who use their talents and skills to inspire trainee teachers and educators who will then go on to act as an inspiration to others. Here are the winners in the last six years:

2018

Early Career Excellence in Teaching


Dr Darren Powell, School of Curriculum and Pedagogy

2017

Early Career Excellence in Teaching

Dr Kane Meissel, School of Learning, Development and Professional Practice

Excellence in Postgraduate Research Supervision

Associate Professor Mary Hill, School of Learning, Development and Professional Practice

Innovation in Teaching

Tamsin Hanly, Te Puna Wānanga

Sustained Excellence in Teaching

Dr Margaret Kitchen, School of Curriculum and Pedagogy

Barbara Ormond, School of Curriculum and Pedagogy

2016

Early Career Excellence in Teaching

Dr Kelsey Deane, School of Counselling, Human Services and Social Work

Excellence in Postgraduate Research Supervision

Associate Professor Carol Mutch, School of Critical Studies in Education

Sustained Excellence in Teaching

Associate Professor Louisa Allen, School of Critical Studies in Education

2015

Early Career Teaching Excellence

Dr Pat Bullen, School of Learning, Development and Professional Practice

Innovation in Teaching

Maria Cooper, School of Learning, Development and Professional Practice

Excellence in Postgraduate Research Supervision

Professor Judy Parr, School of Curriculum and Pedagogy

Sustained Excellence in Teaching

Associate Professor Martin East, School of Curriculum and Pedagogy

2014

Sustained Excellence in Teaching

Dr Eleanor Hawe, School of Learning, Development and Professional Practice

Judine Ladbrook, School of Curriculum and Pedagogy

Associate Professor Mary Hill, School of Learning, Development and Professional Practice

Excellence in Professional Practice

Dr Lexie Grudnoff, School of Learning, Development and Professional Practice

Excellence in Postgraduate Research Supervision

Associate Professor Gavin Brown, School of Learning, Development and Professional Practice
Associate Professor Lawrence Zhang, School of Curriculum and Pedagogy

Innovation in Teaching

Paul Heyward, School of Learning, Development and Professional Practice

2013

Sustained Excellence in Teaching

Dr Adrienne Sansom, School of Curriculum and Pedagogy

Excellence in Professional Practice

Debora Lee, School of Learning, Development and Professional Practice

Excellence in Postgraduate Research Supervision

Associate Professor Elizabeth Rata, School of Critical Studies in Education

Early Career Excellence in Teaching

Gail Ledger, School of Curriculum and Pedagogy
Dr Jay Marlowe, School of Counselling, Human Services and Social Work
Maria Cooper – School of Learning, Development and Professional Practice

2012

Early Career Excellence in Teaching

Dr Kirsten Locke, School of Critical Studies in Education
Lesley Pohio, School of Curriculum and Pedagogy

Sustained Excellence in Teaching

Margot Bowes, School of Curriculum and Pedagogy
Dr Jill Smith, School of Curriculum and Pedagogy

Excellence in Professional Practice

Cherie Appleton, School of Counselling, Human Services and Social Work

Excellence in Innovation

Rena Heap, School of Curriculum and Pedagogy

Excellence in Postgraduate Research Supervision

Professor Alison Jones, Te Puna Wānanga, School of Māori Education