Dr Kyle Galloway has won the Lord Dearing Award for his outstanding contribution to the development of teaching and student learning. The prize was presented to Dr Galloway by the Deputy Vice Chancellor, Professor Karen Cox, at the School of Chemistry’s Graduation Ceremony on the 8th July 2015.
The Lord Dearing Awards acknowledge the world-class contribution made by University staff to creating a student learning environment which is nurturing as well as challenging, creative and innovative. The Lord Dearing Award Scheme has been running since 1999 and is overseen by Teaching and Learning Board, making the awards highly valued by the University of Nottingham.
Lord Dearing Award winners are selected via a competitive process based on nomination evidence, using all of the criteria listed below:
• Excellence in supporting student learning;
• Inspiring and/or innovative approach to teaching;
• Recognition and support of diverse student learning needs;
• Engaging with colleagues in the enhancement of teaching and learning;
• A serious and ongoing commitment to review and reflection to enhance individual practice;
• Clear evidence of the impact on the quality of the student learning experience.
Dr Galloway received congratulations from the Vice Chancellor, Professor Sir David Greenaway, who commented “These awards, which are now in their seventeenth year, are an important recognition of excellence and innovation in teaching and learning in our University. The fact that the process for achieving this award is so competitive is testimony to their value.”
Posted on Friday 17th July 2015