The NUS Teaching Academy was established on 24 April 2009 as a unit under the Office of the Provost. It serves as a think tank for educational matters for the university and is made up of members called ‘Fellows’ and headed by an Executive Council.
To provide an authentic voice on teaching and learning
To engage every section of the NUS community in transforming the educational landscape of the university
Aims and Purposes
The aims of the Teaching Academy are:
- To champion teaching and learning at NUS, and reaffirm the centrality of the educational mission of NUS
- To provide a platform to enable teachers to connect with each other, share their expertise and experiment with new pedagogies
- To confer recognition and give visibility to members of the NUS teaching community who have excelled in teaching and who have contributed to enhancing the quality of education at NUS
Functions and Activities
Fellows of the Academy may:
- Serve as members of university-level committees (e.g. UCEP, UTEC) and/or taskforces working on new education initiatives, and be invited to provide input to key university review committees
- Assist in the review of existing educational processes (e.g. student feedback and peer review system) and highlight to Senior Management matters of concern to the broader NUS teaching community
- Function as ambassadors and connectors between university/CDTL and faculty colleagues, and between university and other external partners
NUS Staff who wish to be a part of the Teaching Academy, please click here for information on the induction process.