Work Integrated Learning Staff Member of the Year

This award is for an outstanding staff achievement in the delivery of Work Integrated Learning. The recipient will have enabled students to experience meaningful and consequential workplace activity based on course learning outcomes and the development of individual employability.

This award can have up to three recipients.

Selection Criteria

The award recognises innovations and/or outstanding performance in relation to Work Integrated Learning.

For example, in relation to Work Integrated Learning the staff member may have:

  • successfully initiated or plans to initiate a Work Integrated Learning course or program within their School/Division
  • undertaken or is undertaking, academic research in the Work Integrated Learning area and/or has published or has been accepted to publish this research in an academic ranked journal
  • demonstrated outstanding and exceptional achievement or success
  • provided an outstanding service to stakeholders that could include students, staff, the community or industry
  • contributed to significant improvements to work procedures or operational systems

Eligibility

Nomination is open to academic or professional staff who have successfully initiated or supported, or who plan to initiate a Work Integrated Learning course or program within their school/division; and/or are currently undertaking academic research in the Work Integrated Learning area, and/or have published or have been accepted to publish, this research in an academic ranked journal.

For a nomination to be eligible a nominator must be a business/industry/community partner, University of Newcastle staff member or current student.

View our Nomination Guidelines and FAQs for more information on the nomination process.

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