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Nominations Process

 

Heads of School are asked to invite nominations from each of their constituent Faculties / Departments and to select two nominations from this pool. Please see the page on the scope of the Pilkington Prize for more information on suitable nominations.

Nominations will be reviewed and confirmed by the Management Committee or a Sub-committee of the Cambridge Centre for Teaching and Learning.

 

Nominations for 2019-20 will remain open until Monday 13 January 2020.

 


 

Stage 1: Schools circulate call for nominations

Heads of School are requested to invite nominations for a Pilkington Prize from each of their constitutent Faculties / Departments.

 

A case for nomination should include:

  1. the current post held by the nominee
  2. a citation of 150-200 words
  3. up to two sides of A4 containing evidence of outstanding contributions to teaching

This evidence should include student feedback, commentary by colleages on the nature of the outstanding contribution and a report from the Head of Department or equivalent.

 

Please note that the citations of successful candidates for Pilkington Prizes will be read by the Vice-Chancellor at the awards ceremony.

 

 

Stage 2: Schools select two nominations

Heads of School are requested to select two nominations for Pilkington Prizes from the pool of nominations provided by constituent Faculties / Departments, on the basis of evidence of outstanding contribution to the teaching programme of a Faculty / Department.

 

These two nominations should be accompanied by:

  1. a covering letter from the Head of School, summarising the process by which nominations were selected
  2. the short citation (150-200 words) for each nominee, to be read by the Vice-Chancellor at the award ceremony
  3. full cases for nomination for both nominees

 

Heads of School are asked to send electronic copies of the above to the Vice-Chancellor and to the Senior Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Education by Monday 13 January 2020. These should be copied to Dr Meg Tait, Head of the Cambridge Centre for Teaching and Learning.

 

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