Collaborative Award for Teaching Excellence (CATE)

‘The CATE recognises and celebrates collaborative work that has had a demonstrable impact on teaching and learning. Introduced in 2016, the scheme highlights the key role that teamwork plays in Higher Education. Each award will recognise a team which has enabled a change in practice for colleagues and/or students at an institutional or discipline level.'

Dates for the 2019 competition have not yet been released, but are likely to be made public during November.   If last year’s timescale is followed, submission to Advance HE (formerly Higher Education Academy) will be made in April.

University of Sheffield Internal Selection process (CATE)

After reading the CATE institution and nominee guidance 2018 (see Downloads), please submit an 800 word synopsis of your claim comprising a 100 word explanation of who your team is, a 100 word overview of your claim and a further 300 words against each of the two CATE criteria (see page 8 of the guidance).  Please note the emphasis on evidence of impact.

The submission can be written in bullet points if you prefer.  Self-referrals are accepted.

Your claim should be a word document or PDF, submitted as an attachment to the google form here by 11pm on Thursday 29 November.

One successful team and a runner up will be selected by a panel and all applicants will be notified by Friday 14 December.  Feedback for development will be provided to all applicants.

The 2018 guidance and further resources are available as downloads.

For further information, please contact Rachel Bovill in the Professional Development Team for Learning and Teaching: r.a.bovill@sheffield.ac.uk