Teacher Award

The PROFFORMANCE consortium announced an International Higher Education Teacher Award in November 2021 in partner countries: Austria, Croatia, Czechia, Georgia, Hungary, and Serbia. The purpose of this award was to identify, acknowledge and recognize excellent teaching practices and to provide opportunities not only for sharing and exchanging best examples but also to encourage cooperation between the Higher Education Institutions of the European Higher Education Area. The application was available for the teaching staff of state-recognized higher education institutions in the consortium partner countries. 

Good practices were welcomed in the following categories:    

  • Category 1. Student-centred course design  

  • Category 2. Innovative teaching and learning  

  • Category 3. Students' learning assessment  

  • Category 4. Impact and mission with and for society  

In the evaluation, horizontal aspects worthed extra points: Digitalization, Internationalization, Inclusion and diversity, and Sustainability. 

As part of the PROFFORMANCE final event, the winners of the first International Higher Education Teacher Award and the National Bests received their prize and certificate from Laura Sinóros-Szabó, the head of the department of the Ministry of Culture and Innovation, Hungary. 

For the award call, 126 high-quality applications from 6 partner countries have been submitted in 4 categories. The applications were evaluated by an international jury consisting of independent experts of the field. 13 projects were selected for a prize out of which 11 received the absolute prize, 6 have been the national bests among which 4 won both prizes. The best practices were presented in the afternoon parallel sections. Here you may find the list of awardees with photos and names of the project participants along with other materials from the Final Conference. 

All the 126 teaching excellence good practices are available in an online database >> https://award.profformance.eu  

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