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The Centre for Teaching Excellence collaborates with individuals, academic departments, and academic support units to foster capacity and community around teaching and to promote an institutional culture that values effective teaching and meaningful learning.

  1. Mar. 23, 2021Recipients of the 2021 Distinguished Teacher Awards announced!
    DTA recipients 2021

    Since its inception in 1975, over 150 Distinguished Teacher Awards (DTAs) have been awarded to exemplary instructors at the University of Waterloo. The DTA is awarded to four instructors annually at the March meeting of Senate.

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  2. Mar. 23, 2021Recipients of the 2021 Amit & Meena Chakma Award for Exceptional Teaching by a Student
    AETS recipients 2021

    The Amit & Meena Chakma Award for Exceptional Teaching by a Student (AETS) awards are open to all students who have a formal teaching role at the University of Waterloo. Up to four awards are given annually.

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  3. Feb. 10, 2021Registration now open for University of Waterloo Teaching & Learning Conference 2021

    We are pleased to announce that registration is open for our 12th annual University of Waterloo Teaching and Learning Conference taking place on April 28 & April 29, 2021. Because the COVID-19 pandemic forced the cancellation of our 2020 conference, we will be proceeding with the theme of “Learning Through Assessment” that we had planned for that year. This year’s conference will be held entirely online.

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