An irrepressible passion for their discipline, a genuine enthusiasm to impart knowledge and the desire to make a difference are three of the standout qualities shared by six academics who have been honoured with awards for their teaching efforts.
National Excellence in Teaching and Learning Awards
Each year, the Higher Education Learning and Teaching Association of Southern Africa (HELTASA), in collaboration with the Council on Higher Education, recognises up to five academics with National Excellence in Teaching and Learning Awards. This year UCT is proud to have scooped two:
2014 Distinguished Teachers Awards
The university honours up to four exceptional teachers annually.
Secrets of success: We asked previous winners of the Distinguished Teachers Award about the secret to their success: what makes a teacher great? Read more.
Story by Alma Viviers. Photos by Michael Hammond and Je'nine May.
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