Teaching awards and grants celebrate and endorse outstanding achievement and innovation in teaching and learning at the university level.

Should you require support or additional information, please contact the Awards & grants Officer.

National Teaching Awards

The Australian Awards for University Teaching recognise quality teaching practice and outstanding contributions to student learning, demonstrating excellence in higher education learning and teaching. 

Program Awards
Awards for Teaching Excellence
Australian University Teacher of the Year/Career Achievement Awards
Recent Flinders successes
College of Distinguished Educators

Institutional Teaching Awards

Institutional Teaching Awards recognise exceptional teaching practice by individuals or teams at the local level. They are a sensible "first step" of recognition.

Vice-Chancellor's Innovation in Teaching Award

Vice-Chancellor's Awards for Excellence in Teaching
Recent successes

HASS College Excellence in Teaching Awards Guidelines (PDF 102KB)

HASS College Excellence in Teaching Awards Application Form (DOCX 135KB)

NHS Teaching Award Application Form 2019 (DOCX 109KB)

MPH Teaching Awards 2019 (PDF 114KB)

Institutional Teaching Grants

Flinders Teaching and Learning Innovation Grants
Offered between 1999-2016, the Flinders Teaching and Learning Grants program supported small projects designed to enhance the learning experience of students and benefit the teaching capacity and efficacy of staff.

Australian Collaborative Education Network (ACEN) Research Grants

ACEN is the professional association for practitioners and researchers from the tertiary education sector, industry, community and government representatives, involved in work integrated learning (WIL) in Australia.

About the Grants
Recent projects

Office for Learning and Teaching (OLT) Grants & Fellowships

The OLT ceased operating from 30 June 2016. The department will manage all ongoing grant and fellowship projects to their conclusion, with the final projects scheduled to complete in 2018. From July 2016 there will be no new grants or fellowships.

OLT funded projects
OLT Fellowship successes

Other Awards & Resources

Reimagine Education Awards
Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education Innovation Award

AFR Higher Education Awards
International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning
Higher Education Academy UK
Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education Canada
Ako Aotearoa New Zealand
South Australia and Northern Territory Promoting Excellence Network (SANTPEN)