Recognising Educator Excellence
Pearson Australia is pleased to announce that the winner of the 2013 Pearson/ATEA Teacher Educator of the Year Award is Dr Leonie Rowan of Griffith University.
Dr Rowan’s application demonstrates that she is a passionate, engaged teacher educator. She supports this passion in her research profile, particularly with attention to social justice and the role of teachers to redress inequality of opportunity.
The award was presented at the ATEA Conference held in Brisbane in early July 2013. The aim of the award is to encourage and recognise innovative teaching practices through direct teaching, service and research at a university level and is open to staff of all levels.
Previous Award Winners
- 2006: A/P Philip Morgan, University of Newcastle
- 2007: Dr Jayne Keogh, University of Queensland
- 2008: A/P Glenn Finger, Griffith University
- 2009: A/P Rosie Le Cornu, University of South Australia
- 2010: Dr Caroline Walta, La Trobe University
- 2011: Dr Debra Bateman, Deakin University
- 2012: Dr Margaret Plunkett, Monash University
- Interest and enthusiasm for teaching and for promoting student learning
- Ability to organise course material and to present it cogently and imaginatively
- Command of subject matter, including the incorporation in teaching of recent developments in the field of study
- Provision of appropriate student assessment, including the provision of worthwhile feedback to students on their learning
- Professional and systematic approach to teaching development
- Participation in professional activities and research relating to teaching
Information regarding the 2014 award will appear on this webpage as soon as it is available.
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