2017 Recipients

Dr Amanda Müller, College of Nursing and Health Sciences

For commitment to advancing the linguistic skills and outcomes of international nursing students through the development of evidence-based innovative language teaching and resources, assessment improvement, and integration of language and literacy support into the curriculum.

Up The Hill Project: Dr Fiona Rillotta, Ms Lorraine Lindsay, Mrs Jenny Widdop
College of Nursing and Health Sciences

An innovative, structured and sustained Work-Integrated Learning program in Disability and Community Inclusion that responds to student, community and industry needs.

Environmental Health Team: Professor Howard Fallowfield, Dr Kirstin Ross, Dr Harriet Whiley
College of Science and Engineering

Using contemporary cultural hooks and sound, theoretically-grounded teaching practices to engage students with Environmental Health to ultimately protect public health.


Global Workplace Teaching Team: Professor Susanne Schech, Dr Maryanne Kelton, Miss Verity Kingsmill, Mr David Willis
Colleges of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences/ Business, Government and Law

For pioneering work on harnessing educational information and communication technologies for an international collaborative work-integrated learning initiative in International Studies to develop and practice global workplace competencies.


Dr Lisa Bennett and Dr Erin Sebo
College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences

Many sides to every story: Inspiring students to interrogate cultural contact through research-led teaching of Viking and Anglo-Saxon language, literature, and culture.


2016 Recipients  

CaseWorld™ Team: Associate Professor David Gillham, Dr Steve Parker, Mrs Jackie Cornell, Ms Katie Tucker, and Mrs Victoria Wright

For excellence in innovation and scholarship by developing CaseWorld™ to simulate real world clinical problem solving, providing students from multiple health disciplines with enhanced authentic online learning experiences.



Dr Leigh Burrows, School of Education

‘Creating classroom calm’: for pioneering mindfulness pedagogy in pre, post-graduate and in-service teacher education to cultivate supportive learning spaces in which to facilitate transformative learning that connects across boundaries.


Ms Lucy Evans and Ms Deborah Ankor, Flinders Law School

For innovative pedagogical design and outstanding teaching in practical legal education, which engages students and positively supports and encourages their transition from student to professional.


Master of Clinical Education Team: Professor Jennene Greenhill, Professor Adrian Schoo, Dr Koshila Kumar, Ms Lori Tietz, and Ms Katharine Cameron

For excellence in developing the next generation of clinical education leaders and change agents. 


Associate Professor Vivienne Brand and Dr Sulette Lombard, Flinders Law School

For excellence in design and delivery of dynamic, inclusive and engaging corporate law curricula, integrating authentic legal tasks, collaboration with industry and research-led perspectives.


2015 Recipients

Dr Maria Parappilly

For making physics more accessible to first year students with the use of innovative teaching strategies that have inspired, engaged and ultimately improved learning outcomes.


Dr Sarah Mahoney and Mrs Jacky Lowe

For creating a unique new paradigm in longitudinal, immersive medical education by developing and sustaining a socially accountable community-based program: the nationally awarded Onkaparinga Clinical Education Program.


Reverend Dr Steve Taylor

For leading sustained innovation in theological pedagogy over six years, implementing quality improvements that ensure the embedded diversity of the student body is a resource in contextualising, personalising and deepening the overall teaching and learning experience.


Associate Professor Shane Pill

Developing and implementing an innovative and robust new pedagogical approach for the teaching and coaching of sport: Play with purpose – developing the thinking player.



Associate Professor Susan Krieg and the Flinders Early Childhood Team

For developing and sustaining a pedagogical approach that engages and re-positions pre-service teachers by synthesising theory and practice, and embeds inquiry-based workplace experience in both individual topics and whole-of-course design.




  All Recipients 1993 - 2015 (PDF 153KB)