Message from Curriculum Development and Quality Assurance Section of the Registry

teas2015Further to the circular from the Vice-President and Pro-Vice-Chancellor dated July 6, 2015, this is to remind colleagues and students that nominations are now invited for the University Distinguished Teaching Award (UDTA), the Outstanding Teaching Award (OTA) and the newly introduced Teaching Innovation Award (TIA) under the Teaching Excellence Award Scheme (TEAS) in 2015.

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 UDTA; colleagues who have demonstrated excellence in teaching and curriculum development for OTA; and those who have demonstrated innovation in pedagogy and/or curriculum design for TIA. Both OTA and TIA comprise 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. Three TEAS workshops organised by CETL will be held on September 17, October 13 and November 20, 2015 to support interested staff members to prepare for their submissions. Details about the workshops are available via this link:

All nominations and the supporting documents should reach Ms. Synthia Chau, Curriculum Development and Quality Assurance Section, Registry, by December 11, 2015. Enquiries may be directed to Ms. Chau on 2859 2440 or via email to