Why does the DIT make Teaching Awards? College Teaching Awards are made to recognise quality in the teaching of individuals or teams of DIT staff. All DIT staff involved in teaching are eligible for this award. Winners are announced at College Boards and Academic Council and awards presented at the relevant Graduation Ceremonies;
Interested in applying yourself or want to encourage /nominate a colleague to apply?
There are two ways that staff can be encouraged to apply for an award – students nominating staff and staff nominating peers. The student online nominations for awards commence mid February of each year for three weeks. For a breakdown of student nominations received for the 2012 awards and a sample of their comments, please see 2012 DIT College Teaching Awards Summary
Applying for an award?
Applications for a school award are made through completion of the Application Form below and sending it to your College HoLD by Monday 17 June 2013.
Forms are downloadable from here Student nomination Form A 2013
Staff nomination Form B 2013 (why not encourage a colleague to apply by completing the form and sending it to your College contact? see list below)
Please note that both a Student and a Staff nomination form, will need to be included with each award application.
2013 Teaching Award Application Form C 2013
More information about making an application/writing your Teaching Philosophy statement? Information is available from this link - Writing Your Teaching Philosophy Statement . Additional workshops and/or advice in making your application are also available through the Learning, Teaching and Technology Centre contact Orla Hanratty, Orla.Hanratty@dit.ie
More information about the 2013 awards? Contact your College Head of Learning Development listed below