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Congratulations to all winners!

Teaching Excellence Awards 2019

The Teaching Excellence Award Scheme aims to recognise, reward and promote excellence in teaching at the University. The Scheme comprises four categories, viz. University Distinguished Teaching Award, Outstanding Teaching Award, Early Career Teaching Award and Teaching Innovation Award.

Nominations for the different categories were considered by a Selection Panel comprising the following members:
  • Professor Ian HOLLIDAY (Chair), Vice-President and Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Teaching and Learning)
  • Professor Anthony SMITH, Vice-Provost (Education and Student Affairs), University College London (an external member)
  • Professor Grahame BILBOW, former Director, Centre for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning
  • Dr Janet BORLAND, Assistant Professor, School of Modern Languages and Cultures (Recipient of the 2018 Outstanding Teaching Award)
  • Mr Daniel LEI, student representative

The Selection Panel was deeply impressed with the awardees’ dedication to teaching, their tireless and creative eforts to make learning enjoyable and challenging, and the impact they have made on their students’ learning. The University is grateful to Professor Smith for providing expert advice during the fnal selection process.

Outstanding Teaching Award (Individual)

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Dr ANG Sze Wei

School of Humanities (Comparative Literature)

Connecting internationalisation processes with educational practices fosters a collegial intellectual climate that creates equal opportunities and empathy. 

Professor Pauline CHIU

Department of Chemistry

Through open-ended experiments, students learn to formulate and test their own hypotheses, and devise solutions independently. 

Dr Brian CHUNG Hon Yin

Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine

The learners must see that the ultimate goal is not to be a good student but a good doctor, someone that can be entrusted with the responsibilities of the health of Hong Kong citizens. 

Dr Caroline Elise DINGLE

School of Biological Sciences

Science benefits from a diversity of perspectives and approaches, leading to the development of creative solutions for the global challenges faced by society.

Dr Vichy HO Wai Chi

School of Chinese

I have come to see myself as a simple ”partner’ to everyone that I have taught and worked with. 

Ms Julienne JEN

Department of Professional Legal Education

I truly believe that legal knowledge should be made accessible not only to practitioners and students of the law, but to all walks of life. 

Outstanding Teaching Award (Team)

BA&LLB Programme Curriculum

Professor Janny LEUNG Hiu Chi (Leader), Dr Marco WAN Man Ho, Dr Daniel Charles MATTHEWS, Dr Anya Margaret ADAIR

Faculties of Arts and Law

Great teaching is inspired by research, focused on students, and supported by close teacher collaborations.