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Cambridge Centre for Teaching and Learning

 

The CCTL contributes to fostering an environment in which both staff and students are recognised and rewarded for their contributions to education at the Collegiate University. Our new student award celebrates the key role that students play in supporting their peers to the benefit of the University as a whole, and sits alongside the Pilkington Prize and CUSU's Student-Led Teaching Awards recognising excellence in teaching.

 

The Pilkington Prize

The Pilkington Prize awards were inaugurated in 1994 by Sir Alastair Pilkington, who believed passionately that the quality of teaching was a crucial part of the University's ability to continue to attract undergraduates of the highest calibre. Twelve prizes are awarded each year to individuals who make a substanital contribution to the teaching of a Department, a Faculty or the University.

 

Outstanding Student Contribution to Education Award

This new award has been established by the Centre for Teaching and Learning to recognise the contribution that students make to enhancing educational practices at the University. It is an opportunity for staff and students to show our appreciation of and celebrate our students' efforts to improve the learning experiences of their peers.

 

Student-Led Teaching Awards

The Student-Led Teaching Awards, coordinated by the Cambridge University Students' Union, reward outstanding teaching and student support and are led entirely by students. They represent a unique opportunity for students not only to recognise exceptional contributions by individual staff members, but also to highlight the kinds of teaching and support that students value.

 

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Latest News

Workshop series on online/blended learning design open for booking now

1 September 2020

An online series of workshops focused on online / blended learning design will be running over the course of September, provided by Skilled Education, an external learning design agency. These workshops are free for Cambridge teaching staff to attend, though places are limited to fifty participants. You can find out more...

Updated guidance on teaching in 2020-21 released

7 August 2020

As the next academic year approaches, we have extended our introductory guides to teaching online. Easter Term 2020 required a rapid adaptation under very challenging circumstances. Our revised guides address affordances and challenges of Teaching in 2020-21, including larger-group teaching (lectures, seminars and classes...