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News and Important Dates section

It’s official: our teachers are tops

Two University of Queensland lecturers have won national teaching excellence awards at the 2015 Australian Awards for University Teaching presentation at Parliament House in Canberra last night.

National awards celebrate UQ teachers - Citations

Several University of Queensland teachers have been recognised, receiving Citations in the 2015 Australian Awards for University Teaching.

Teaching & Learning Week 2-6 November 2015

Teaching and Learning Week is an opportunity for the UQ community to celebrate and share innovative and excellent teaching and learning practices that engage and inspire students.

$500,000 and a fellowship for UQ teaching and learning

UQ Student Strategy Consultation Open

UQ teachers receive national citations

The University of Queensland’s teachers and lecturers have been recognised as among the best in Australia, receiving four Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning in the 2014 Australian Awards for University Teaching.

2014 Early Career (SoTL) Grants Announced

The University of Queensland has established an exceptional reputation for excellence in university teaching and learning. This reputation is evidenced by unrivalled achievements within national teaching and learning award program. The UQ Ea...

OLT Grant Success

UQ has experienced considerable success in the round 2, 2013 and round 1, 2014 national Office for Learning and Teaching grants/fellowships schemes, highlighting the continued innovation and commitment of UQ staff to teaching excellence.

Forum 3 Dec - Building Business Graduate Capabilities

UQ teachers named for national excellence

A creative chemistry educator and a peace and conflict lecturer from The University of Queensland are among the nation’s most outstanding university teachers for 2013.

Researchers set to tackle Indigenous education gap

Successful Round 1 2013 OLT Grants

UQ has experienced considerable success in Round 1 of the national Office of Learning and Teaching grants announced earlier this year, highlighting the innovation and commitment of staff to teaching excellence. UQ has been suc...

UQ Joins edX

$16m research centre to boost global teaching

2012 UQ Awards for Teaching and Learning Excellence announced

The 2012 UQ Awards for Teaching and Learning Excellence were announced at a ceremony at Customs House on Monday night.

2011 UQ Excellence in Teaching and Learning Awards announced

The University of Queensland (UQ) celebrated some of its most inspiring and dedicated teachers at the 2011 UQ Excellence in Teaching and Learning Awards held as Customs House.

2013 National OLT Fellowship Nominations open

The OLT has released guidelines and nomination forms for the 2013 Fellowship program. Staff interested in applying for an OLT Fellowship should conta...

Dutch students visit UQx

MOOCs - A Game Changer?

More than 70,000 sign up for UQ’s first free Massive Open Online Course

Online learning lures 300,000 students to UQx courses

Think101x: What do MOOCs mean for academics at UQ?

ResTeach 2012 Guidelines now available

The 2012 ResTeach guidelines and application form are now available. ResTeach provides funding to encourage and facilitate schools to utilise, in a limited fashion, s...

T&L Grant Workshop - Presentation

A teaching and learning grant workshop was held in May and is recommended for staff members considering developing teaching and learning grant proposals in 2011. The guidelines and requirements for

Creating Excellence in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning eZine: Our Teachers, Our Stories

The second edition of the Creating Excellence in Scholarship of Teaching and Learning eZine is now available. This issue again highlights the wealth of teaching and learning initiatives and support occurring at the University. High...

Successful 2010 T&L Strategic Grants

The 2010 Scheme provided funding to assist with the development of innovative projects that aim to enhance student engagement through the implementation of high impact learning practices.The funding available for projects in the 2010 round was $500,...

School T&L Committees - Roles and Responsibilities

School Teaching and Learning Committees play an integral role in providing leadership, and promoting excellence and quality in teaching and learning.  A set of draft guidelines on the roles and responsibilities of School Teaching a...

Teaching focused staff grants workshop - presentation now available

A workshop to assist staff with developing an application for the New Staff Start-up (SoTL) and

Teaching & Learning Grants Workshop - Presentation now available

The presentation and other resources from this workshop are now available: Developing submissions for the UQ Strategic Teaching and Learning Grants Sch...

Inaugural UQ Teaching Fellows Announced

Five staff members from a diverse range of disciplines have become inaugural UQ Teaching Fellows in 2010.  The successful Fellows and the focu...

2009 ALTC Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning Announced

UQ Teachers have had their dedication recognised and awarded through the 2009 Australian Learning and Teaching Council (ALTC) Citations for Outstanding Contribution...

Guidelines on the Timing and Function of Moderation Activities now available

Guidelines on the timing and function of moderation activities have recently been developed to assist staff to with enacting University policy as outlined in the HUPP on Assessment (Moderation).

Advanced Concept Teaching Space (ACTS) Briefing Paper

The Advanced Concept Teaching Space (ACTS) was conceived as a concept and technology demonstration space that would establish the University of Queensland at the forefront of research into Teaching and Learning infrastructure. Located in the...

Project Newsletters for Occupational Therapy ALTC project now available

ALTC Communiqué

Keep up to date with all of the Australian Learning and Teaching Council developments through the monthly ALTC Communiqué.

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