Higher Education Academy: Collaborative Award for Teaching Excellence (CATE)

The Higher Education Academy will be launching the  2018 Collaborative Award for Teaching Excellence (CATE) on 5 March 2018.

These awards aim to celebrate collaborative learning and teaching initiatives that positively impact on the student experience in creative and innovative ways. Each award will recognise a team who have enabled a change in practice for colleagues or students at an institutional or discipline level.

Only one bid can go forward from each institution. To become the Newcastle University bid you are invited to put forward a draft claim (max 1000) and a draft of the dissemination and impact plan (max 2000 words). Please note you do not need to submit a draft of the Institutional statement of support.

Further information from the HEA can be found here::
There will be updated guidance available on the HEA website from the  5 March 2018.

The completed papers should be emailed to ltds@ncl.ac.uk  no later than 9am,  19 March (updated deadline), please title your email “CATE Application”.

Applications will be considered by a panel comprising the PVC(L&T) Chair, the Head of LTDS, the FLTSEC chairs and the NUSU Education Officer. The panel will consider all applications received that week and you will notified of the outcome no later than Thursday 29 March.

The successful bid will be assigned a mentor to work with the team to develop their application. This final application will be submitted to LTDS by the 27 April.

If you have questions or queries, please contact ltds@ncl.ac.uk


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