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Teaching Excellence Award (2017/2018)

The Teaching Excellence Award is established to acknowledge, reward and promote excellent performance and achievement in teaching.


The Award

The Teaching Excellence Award accepts individual nomination. A maximum of five individual awards will be granted for each academic year. 

Each award includes a cash award of HK$5,000 and a certificate, and a one-off additional grant of HK$5,000 for staff development sponsorship (i.e. on top of the existing maximum grant of HK$15,000 per academic year) to be claimed in the year immediately following the award year.  The unclaimed additional grant is not allowed to be carried forward to future years.

The names of awardees will be posted on the Quality Assurance Office (QAO) website.

For details about the criteria of the Award, please click here to find out more.



All current teaching staff of TWC are eligible for nomination. For part-time teaching staff, they should have taught a full course in TWC for two semesters at the end of that academic year.

Awardee(s) of the previous round of TEA shall not be eligible for nomination (i.e.: no consecutive nomination).



The nomination period is from 31 May 2018 to 31 July 2018. Nominations can be made by supervisors, staff or student groups (with 2 or more students) submitting a nomination form. Each nomination must have the consent of the nominee.

Each nominee should submit a brief staff profile and examples of evidence supporting the criteria in paragraph 5. The nominees may be invited to provide additional information and/or attend a meeting with the Selection Panel to further substantiate their achievements in relation to the criteria for award.

Please download the nomination form from here.


Selection Panel

The composition of the Selection Panel shall comprise the President or his/ her delegate, one senior staff member representative from each School nominated by the School Dean, and Secretary of the Learning and Teaching Committee (LTC). In the event that a member of the Selection Panel is also a nominee for an award, s/he will be substituted and excused from the selection panel.

  1. To consider and review the nominations for the Teaching Excellence Award;
  2. To select awardee(s) of the Teaching Excellence Award and report the recommendations to the LTC; and
  3. To provide feedback (if any) on the guidelines and procedures of the Teaching Excellence Award to the LTC.

Upon receipt of selection results of the Selection Panel, LTC should consider and endorse the results and make recommendations to Academic Board (AB) for final approval.


Sharing of Experience

Recipients of the awards will be invited to share experience with other staff members to promote best practices in teaching in TWC.

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Kwai Chung, Hong Kong
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