Nominations for Teaching Excellence Awards 2021-22 are now open

Nominations are now open!

The Division is now seeking nominations for the annual Teaching Excellence Awards. The Awards are unfunded and were developed to recognise individuals’ exceptional contribution and dedication to teaching at any career-stage. 

All applications should be submitted to the Divisional Office at by noon on Friday 25 March 2022. Recipients of TEA awards will be decided by the Division’s Quality Assurance Committee. 


TEA nominations may be made under one of four categories of award:

a) Individual awards for academic staff. Open to all academic staff. Around three to six awards will be made.  

b) Individual awards for academic staff (Early Careers stream). Open to all academic staff who are within the first five years of their careers as a University teacher. Up to three awards will be made.

c) Excellence in Supervision Award. Open to all academic staff who undertake DPhil supervision. Around three to six awards will be made.

d) Achievement Award. Individuals who have demonstrated high quality and sustained commitment to education throughout their career (normally a minimum of 15 years or equivalent experience). Up to three awards will be made.


Eligibility and how to apply

Applications under (a) to (c) may be made directly by individuals or by Head of Department nomination. Where an individual is nominating themselves, an indication of support should be provided, e.g. by the Head of Department or Course/Centre Director as well as any evidence of student support for the application. Nominations under (d) must be made by the Head of Department.

Please refer to the guidance notes for full information about eligibility and submitting an application.

Applications, and any questions, should be made to


For information about the second round of funding for Teaching Development and Enhancement Project (TDEP) scheme please see the notice on the Social Sciences Division site.