National Teaching Excellence Awards

The National Teaching Excellence Awards are annual awards established by the Government to recognise and encourage excellence in tertiary teaching.

The award recipients are selected by a Tertiary Teaching Awards committee, appointed by the Minister of Education. These awards were presented for the first time in 2002.

  • See the Ako Aotearoa website for a full list of all recipients or view profiles of UC recipients below.

UC winners

Ursula Cheer (2017)

Location: School of Law

Ben Kennedy (2017)

Location: Department of Geological Sciences

Angus Hikairo Macfarlane (2015)

Location: School of Teacher Education

Herb de Vries (2015)

Location: Department of Management, Marketing and Entrepreneurship

Rua Murray (2013)

Location: School of Mathematics and Statistics

Stephen Hickson (2012)

Location: Department of Economics and Finance

Jon Harding (2011)

Location: Department of Biological Sciences

Emily Parker (2010)

Location: Biomolecular Interaction Centre

Eric Pawson (2009)

Location: Department of Geography

Angus McIntosh (2007)

Location: Department of Biological Sciences

Roger Nokes (2006)

Location: Department of Civil Engineering

Juliet Gerrard (2004)

Location: Department of Biological Sciences

Tim Bell (2002)

Location: Department of Computer Science