Excellence in Learning and Teaching / Student Support Awards Scheme
The Excellence in Learning and Teaching / Student Support Awards are awarded annually to those members of staff who have made an outstanding contribution to the student learning experience. Recipients are nominated in the first place by two students and each nomination must be endorsed by the staff members College. Nominations are judged by a panel consisting of the Director of SALT, the Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Academic), a previous winner of the Vice Chancellor’s Teaching Award and a sabbatical officer of the Student Union.
Aims of the Excellence in Learning and Teaching / Student Support Awards Scheme
- To give public recognition to the value placed by Swansea University on the quality of teaching and the support of learning.
- To encourage and facilitate a reflective approach by staff concerning the quality of the teaching and learning support of their colleagues and of themselves.
- To afford students the opportunity to have a major input in the determination of this prestigious award.
The Excellence in Learning and Teaching / Student Support Awards are intended to reflect the appreciation by students of the quality of the teaching and support that they have received, and all students will be given the opportunity to nominate one of their teachers or other staff members for these awards.
(The ELTA / ESSA scheme is an evolution of the old Distinguished Teaching Award (DTA))