Tuesday, 11 December 2012

Excellence in Teaching and Learning Award

Well done to Preston Illustration's Craig Atkinson for winning the UCLAN Vice Chancellor's award for excellence in learning and teaching on Friday 7th December 2012.
This was the second annual Vice Chancellor's awards for excellence in teaching and learning. Each School submitted the names of their Excellence in Teaching and Learning (ETL)award winners to the selection panel for the 2012 Vice-Chancellor’s Awards for Outstanding Practice in Teaching and Learning.This year a total of nine awards were made in the five categories. In addition to the title, all category awards will receive £1,500 to use for their development.

The award was given for excellence in teaching delivery and intellectual stimulation of students:
Craig facilitates UCLan students’ annual participation at the Leeds, Bristol and Glasgow international arts events which provide opportunities and experience of: working in a professional industrial context; networking with artists, galleries and collectors; and, selling work to major international gallery and museum collections, including the Tate Library Special Collection.