Stella Clark remembered with Teachers Award

27 February 2006

UCT staff and students are invited to nominate a secondary school teacher who deserves recognition for years of dedicated teaching to students from educationally disadvantaged backgrounds for the inaugural Stella Clark Teachers Award.

Stella Clark was a language development lecturer in the academic Development Programme in the Centre for Higher Education Development (CHED) from 1996 until her death in March 2005.

Her family and friends have established the Stella Clark Teachers Award to honour her many years of dedicated service to teaching students from educationally disadvantaged schools in the western cape and at UCT.

The successful teacher will receive a monetary reward of R5 000 and will be expected to give a talk at an award ceremony.

The school will receive R1 000 towards educational resources.

The UCT staff member or student who nominates the successful teacher will receive an iPod or R1 500 cash equivalent.

Each nomination should include your name and contact details, teacher's name and contact details, name and address of school, the name and contact details of at least one UCT student who has been taught (while at school) by the teacher being nominated.

Also supply a detailed motivation providing reasons why you believe that the teacher you are nominating has acted as a role model in encouraging students from educationally disadvantaged backgrounds to register at UCT.

The closing date is March 15.

Nominations must be sent to Kathy Erasmus, CHED, Hlanganani Building,

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