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Teaching and Education Awards

There are a variety of teaching awards that recognize and honor excellent educators at the departmental, institutional, provincial, national, and international levels. The Faculty Teaching Awards have been honoring Ryerson Faculty since 1995.

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Award

Description

Available Awards

Chancellor's Award of Distinction

The Ryerson Chancellor’s Award of Distinction will be conferred on an educator recognized within the Ryerson Community as an exemplary model of life-long career commitment to teaching and learning as evidenced by significant contributions over time to advancing teaching and learning at Ryerson, by sustained educational leadership and by an outstanding and sustained record of teaching excellence.

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President's Award for Teaching Excellence

The Ryerson President’s Award for Teaching Excellence recognizes an outstanding Ryerson educator who has demonstrated continuing teaching excellence and who has made contributions to advancing teaching and learning at Ryerson.

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Provost's Award for Teaching Excellence

The Provost’s Awards for Teaching Excellence recognize Ryerson educators or a group of educators with outstanding teaching records, and who have made contributions to advancing teaching and learning at Ryerson. Nominations should focus on i) innovation in teaching, ii) inclusive teaching, or iii) experiential teaching. Up to three awards will be given out annually.  

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Deans’ Teaching Award (RFA)

The Deans’ Teaching Award – Faculty recognizes Ryerson faculty members (RFA) who have demonstrated continuing teaching excellence and achievement in instruction. The awards will be distributed according to the Faculty of the nominee: Arts, FCAD, FCS, FEAS, FoS, and TRSM.

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Deans’ Teaching Award (CUPE 1 & 2)

The Deans’ Teaching Award – Contract Lecturers recognizes Ryerson CUPE Unit 1 and CUPE Unit 2 contract lecturers who have demonstrated continuing teaching excellence and achievement in instruction. The awards will be distributed according to the Faculty of the nominee: Arts, FCAD, FCS, FEAS, FoS, TRSM and the Chang School.

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