Message from Academic Development and Quality Assurance Section of the Registry

teas2014Further to the circular from the Provost dated June 16, 2014, this is to remind colleagues and students that nominations are now invited for the University Distinguished Teaching Award (UDTA) and the Outstanding Teaching Awards (OTAs) under the Teaching Excellence Award Scheme (TEAS) in 2014.

The TEAS aims to recognise, reward and promote excellence in teaching at the University. All Faculties are encouraged to nominate colleagues who have made an outstanding contribution to the leadership and scholarship of Teaching and Learning at both Faculty and University levels for the University Distinguished Teaching Award, and colleagues who have demonstrated excellence in teaching and curriculum development for the Outstanding Teaching Awards. The Outstanding Teaching Award comprises individual and team awards, the latter is to recognise and promote collaborative effort and achievement in enhancing Teaching and Learning.

For further details, please refer to the circular at:


Nominees are encouraged to contact the Centre for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning (CETL) for advice on the preparation of teaching portfolios. Two TEAS Workshops organised by CETL will be held on September 29 and November 13, 2014 to support interested staff members to prepare for their submissions. Details about the workshops are available via the following links:

September 2014 Workshop:
November 2014 Workshop:

All nominations and the supporting documents should reach Ms. Synthia Chau, Academic Development and Quality Assurance Section, by December 12, 2014. Enquiries may be directed to Ms. Chau on 2859 2440 or via email to