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Excellence in Educational Leadership

New! (effective 2020-2021)

This award recognizes faculty members who have made sustained contributions to the advancement of teaching, broadly conceived, and to educational change and innovation within and beyond the Institute. Nominations will be assessed based on demonstrated ability to impact student learning by leading major initiatives that promote effective teaching, foster curricular innovation and pedagogical/professional development, shape education policy and practice, and contribute to research on teaching. 

Evidence of excellence in at least three of the following areas is required:

  • Curriculum and program development
  • Coordination of programs, cohorts, options or other program level and institutional initiatives
  • Advising/consultation/policy development on teaching/curriculum to departments or organizations outside OISE
  • Leading or contributing to major educational change and policy initiatives with external organizations/institutions doing work complementary to OISE’s academic mission
  • Engagement with teaching and learning committees, centres, associations and community organizations
  • Development of innovative approaches to teaching and learning using technology
  • Commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion, and accessibility in teaching
  • Commitment to professional growth/active engagement in professional development of others
  • Integration of scholarship with teaching, including contributions to the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL)

Eligibility: OISE faculty members holding a tenure stream or teaching stream appointment, contractually-limited term appointment, part-time academic appointment, or sessional lecturer appointment with at least two years teaching experience at OISE. This award can only be awarded once; previous recipients are ineligible for nomination.

Nomination & Selection Process