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Celebrating sessional teaching excellence at Macquarie

Congratulations to three of our very best sessional staff who have been recognised in the inaugural Tutoring Induction Program Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning. How do Chi Lo, Anthony Winning, and Kate Hardwick engage students in their classrooms through innovative and impactful practices? Continue reading Celebrating sessional teaching excellence at Macquarie

Learning and Teaching Grant & Award Schemes

Just a quick note to let everyone know that the Learning and Teaching grant & award schemes are being redeveloped in consultation with all Faculties to align better with targets articulated in the L&T Strategic Framework.

A reduced number of grant and award schemes will become available from February 2016.

It’s unlikely that ISP and Extension grants will be offered for an interim period while the focus is targetted on strategic priorities in student engagement, program-based curriculum development and professional development for staff.

More information will made available here next month.

The student in the driver’s seat: Melanie Bishop on teaching

What’s that old adage about teaching a man to fish? Associate Professor Melanie Bishop was recently honoured with a Vice Chancellor’s Citation for her work in enhancing student learning through active approaches – including setting up a ‘mock fishery’ in her classroom!  We asked Melanie to share some of her teaching experiences.

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Smart Move! International Award for the Faculty Partnership Program

Macquarie’s Faculty Partnership Program (FPP) is now an award winner, having been honoured at the inaugural ‘Smart Learning Best Practice Forum’ at Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University in Dubai. Designed as an exchange of best practice and “smart” ideas in education, the Forum included participants from institutions world-wide.

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Legrand Buan awarded “Outstanding New PAL Leader”

Macquarie University’s very own Legrand Buan was awarded the title of “Outstanding New PAL Leader” at this year’s National PASS Forum held at the University of Wollongong.

Legrand and experienced PAL leader Mary Auguste were invited to attend the PASS forum based on their superior performance and commitment to FBE’s PAL program. Several hundred applications were received by UOW PASS National Centre from over 23 institutions across Australia. Only a handful of students were selected for commendation of outstanding performance.

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