Advance HE announces CATE winners

Alison Johns, Advance HE’s chief executive, said the winners were ambassadors for the higher education sector

Advance HE has announced the 2019 winners of its Collaborative Award for Teaching Excellence (CATE).

The annual awards, which will be presented in Manchester this October, recognise the achievements of 15 teams from UK universities that have improved learning support.

Alison Johns, Advance HE’s chief executive, said the organisation looked forward to sharing the work of the winners with the higher education sector.

Johns said: “[Winning a CATE] can be truly life-changing. Creating ambassadors for innovative and impactful teaching who are valued by institutions and colleagues, and who can set in motion change and enhancements to make a really positive impact on student experience and outcomes across their institution and beyond.”

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Brunel University has won an Advance HE award for its ‘bring your own device’ to exams scheme.

Nottingham Trent University has been recognised by Advance HE for its student dashboard.

The full list of winners:

Bucks Academic Enhancement Team – Buckinghamshire New University

Central Foundation Years – University of Sussex

Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship Team – University of Bristol

Digital Assessment@Brunel – Brunel University London

Middlesex Computer Science – Middlesex University

Open Education in Eye Health – London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Paramedic Team – Liverpool John Moores University

PEETS – Promoting Excellence in Employability and Transversal Skills – Glasgow Caledonian University

Project TIGERS – Birmingham City University

Science Foundation Year – University of Lincoln

Students as Colleagues – Edinburgh Napier University

The Student Engagement Team– Nottingham Trent University

The University of Sunderland’s Crime awareness student film projects, in collaboration with Northumbria Police and its Sexual Assault Referral Centre – The University of Sunderland

University of Bradford Physiotherapy Team – University of Bradford

Using student engagement data to drive pedagogic innovation – Newman University Birmingham

To read more about the awards, visit the Advance HE website.

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