Griffith Citations and Awards for Excellence in Teaching
The Griffith Citations and Awards for Excellence in Teaching scheme is a suite of University programs designed to recognise and reward teachers who:
- are passionate about their discipline or profession
- are at the cutting edge of their field
- have a comprehensive and expanding knowledge base
- possess highly refined professional expertise and skills
- are enthusiastic about helping students learn.
It is also designed to recognise professional staff who make equally significant contributions to student learning.
Why apply for an award?
Gain recognition and reward for your achievements in teaching and learning (award funds are used to benefit recipients' development as university teachers)
Facilitate teaching collaboration, teamwork and sharing of good practice
Progress the documentation and acknowledgement of your learning and teaching practice (beginning with a GLTC and proceeding to a GAET)
Monday 19 February — Friday 23 February (Orientation Week, Trimester 1)
Citations and Awards scheme opens
The Citations and Awards Scheme will be launched by the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic) via broadcast email to staff. Find out more about the scheme.
Thursday 7 June (Study Week, Trimester 1)
Group Learning and Teaching Citations Applications due
Applications closed at 5.00 pm on Thursday 7 June.
Friday 13 July (Week 1, Trimester 2)
Griffith Awards for Excellence in Teaching Nominations close
Nominate a colleague or self-nominate for a Griffith Award for Excellence in Teaching. Submit a nomination.
Monday 30 July (Week 4, Trimester 2)
Griffith Award for Excellence in Teaching Applications due
Applications are submitted online. Application and online submission form links are below.
Key dates flyer
Download the 2018 Awards and Grants key dates flyer to print and share with colleagues
Programs and Teams that Enhance Learning Awards
Awards valued at $4,000 each may be awarded annually across 6 areas:
- Widening participation
- Educational partnerships and collaborations with other organisations
- Innovation and flexibility in curricula, learning and teaching
- Postgraduate education
- Student experiences and services supporting learning, development and growth in higher education
- Global citizenship and internationalisation
Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic) Commendations
The Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic) is pleased to acknowledge teachers each trimester that achieved outstanding student experience of teaching reports. Staff members receiving reports with a mean of greater than 4.8 for all items and a minimum response rate of 40%, for courses with a minimum class size of 25 for undergraduate courses and 15 for postgraduate courses in any trimester receive a letter of commendation.
Detailed requirements and instructions for preparing an application for a Citation or Award
Application and submission forms
Applications are submitted online and require applicants to upload applications as a PDF and complete an accompanying application form.
Griffith Group Learning and Teaching Citations
Download and complete the application template, which will be required when you submit your application.
Applications closed at 5.00 pm, Thursday 7 June 2018.
Griffith Awards for Excellence in Teaching
Nominate a colleague for a Griffith Award for Excellence in Teaching. You can also self nominate.
Nominations closed 13 July 2018.
Download and complete the application form for the award category you are applying for. You will be required to upload the form when you submit your application.
Applications closed at 5.00 pm, Monday 30 July 2018.
2018 learning and teaching award recipients
Griffith has a rich history of teaching excellence, which has been recognised at national and university levels. Find out more about our award winning university teachers.