Supporting and rewarding excellence in teaching

The University of Adelaide is committed to excellence providing a student experience of the highest quality. The Student Learning Portfolio supports excellence in all areas of learning and teaching.

We continually seek to enhance our teaching and assessment by educating our staff about best practice, providing opportunities for professional development and recognition, and implementing the latest in digital tools.

We are focused on ensuring our students continue to develop the necessary knowledge and graduate attributes that will equip them to make a real difference in an ever evolving world.

Congratulations to the recipients of the 2021 Teaching Awards

Read more about the winners of this years Stephen Cole the Elder Awards for Excellence and Commendations for the Enhancement and Innovation of Student Learning.

Enjoy 10-minute presentations from this years recipients at the Teaching Excellence Showcase - Thursday 2 December 3.30 - 5.00 pm (on campus event only).

Commemorate the achievements of these worthy recipients at the Teaching Excellence Awards Ceremony - Thursday 2 December, 5.30 - 6.00 pm (This event will be followed by refreshments).

Register for these on campus events, or watch the Award Ceremony live streamed from 5.30pm.

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Resources for educators

Find information about online learning, answers to questions about curriculum and assessment design and renewal, teaching practice and more.

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Academic development

Support for the continual professional development of the University's teaching staff including the Teaching Review Program, Communities of Practice, Adelaide Education Academy, and ADEPT program.

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Teaching awards

The University of Adelaide's awards and grants for learning and teaching encourage and support academic achievement. Learn about previous recipients and how you can join them!

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Quality assurance

Find information on academic policy and compliance including TEQSA, 3rd Party Arrangements, Academic staff qualifications and more.

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Academic Integrity

The Academic Integrity Policy supports Academic Integrity across all learning and teaching activities at the University. To support the implementation of this policy the University has developed Guidelines for Academic Integrity Investigations.

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Learning Enhancement & Innovation

LEI leads coordinated services, projects and initiatives for the University's face to face, blended and fully online learning opportunities.

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Student retention and success

Find out more about the projects that enhance and support student success at the University of Adelaide.

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Student employability

Learn about programs to increase student employablity such as the Adelaide Graduate Award and internships.

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Strategic projects

Learn how educators can support the Future Making strategic plan, and discover other exciting strategic projects under development in the Student Learning portfolio.


News and events for teaching staff

Discover the exciting range of events on offer for teaching staff and those who support teaching excellence at the University of Adelaide.
Read the latest news regarding learning and teaching at the University and curated resources from the higher education sector.

News and events