Teaching and Learning


10 Oct 2016
T&L Team Award


On Thursday 6th October 2016 , at a ceremony in the Aula Maxima, UCC honoured a number of staff members for their outstanding contributions to University life. The Awards Ceremony combined presentations and accolades to winners from three separate award schemes: Teaching & Learning; Staff Recognition; and Research. 


T&L award 2016In the Teaching & Learning Awards category,MEU staff Pat Henn, Irina Korotchikova, Simon Smith and Sinead Riome were awarded a Team Award for Excellence in Teaching and Learning 2016.  The team received the award for their teaching project “High-fidelity Paediatric Emergency Simulation”, which is run for the final year medical students. UCC has a long, pioneering, tradition of recognising and rewarding teaching excellence within the University.  In 2002, UCC was the first university in Ireland to introduce a Teaching Awards recognition scheme and since then a number of other universities have followed suit.  UCC also has within Ireland the highest number of teaching staff with NUI-accredited qualification in teaching and learning at higher education. 


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