The Student Parliament Teaching Prize
Each year the Student Parliament awards a prize for excellent teaching at UiO. With this prize we wish to create awareness about the importance of teaching and learning, and inspire lecturers and seminar leaders at UiO to focus on teaching.
Every student, professor, administrative or academic staff with a connection to UiO can nominate candidates to the Teaching Prize. The nomination must contain a justification for why the candidate deserves to win the prize for teacher of the year 2017. Nominations may be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org by April 2nd.
Statutes for the Student Parliament’s Teaching Prize
Individuals, groups and entities that have made an effort to enhance the teaching at the University of Oslo.
All students at UiO can nominate candidates for the prize. The nomination and justification must be submitted to email@example.com.
3. Justification and criteria
The justification should describe the efforts of the candidate(s) and include how the person or entity has
Made an extra effort to stimulate good learning
Promoted innovation in teaching
Made sure that the innovation has an effect beyond the individual or entity’s own area
Increased the students’ interest in and dedication to their subject
Achieved results from good teaching
The justification must show how the nominee satisfies at least some of these criteria, but does not have to include all of them. The justification should also include references to contact persons for more background information.
The prize will be announced in advance of the Student Parliament’s constitutive meeting each spring term. The period of nomination is March 9th to April 10th. The prize will be publicly announced.
5. Award committee
The prize is awarded by a committee with eight members and is elected by the Student Parliament. The committee is led by a member of the Student Parliament’s Committee for Academic Affairs, appointed by the Committee for Academic Affairs itself. The leader’s vote counts for two if votes are equal in the award committee.
The student councils from the respective faculties are asked to find a fitting representative.
The Executive Committee of the Student Parliament provides a secretary for the award committee.
The award consists of a diploma and a gift to the winner.