Register your Intent to Apply for the 2020 RMIT Learning and Teaching Awards

Learn about how you can apply for a 2020 Learning and Teaching Award, and submit your intent to apply to stay up to date with the latest information to help develop your application.

What are the Learning and Teaching Awards?

The Learning and Teaching Awards are designed to celebrate varied contributions to learning and teaching in multiple contexts and at all career stages. Both academic and professional staff are eligible for an award.

The Learning and Teaching Awards aim to build a culture of learning and teaching excellence by strengthening staff incentives for scholarly teaching and innovation, they can also assist in applications for academic promotion.

In 2020, the Learning and Teaching awards have launched with the brand new ‘Vice-Chancellor’s Awards for Strategic Contributions to Learning and Teaching – Initiatives that exemplify RMIT’s commitment to Reconciliation in the Curriculum.’

I’m thinking about applying – what are my next steps?

  1. Think about your potential award category and check your eligibility

Learn more about eligibility, award categories and timelines on our new website. Read through the new award categories and information packs to help guide your decision.

Not sure which category to choose? Your school or college awards adviser is there to help you. For SEH staff, that is Natasha Taylor.

RMIT school and college awards advisers have extensive knowledge of our awards, processes and guidelines, and can help you at any stage of your application process.

  1. Register your intent to apply

Submit your intent to apply as soon as you feel ready – it only takes 5 seconds.

Submitting an intent to apply will ensure that you are kept up to date with Learning and Teaching Award news, updates and invitations to application development workshops to help you prepare your application.

If you’re not sure on your chosen category, you can change this at any time by submitting another response or by contacting

Key dates

The submission portal opens on Wednesday 1 April 2020 and closes at 11:59pm on Friday 1 May 2020.

A more detailed timeline is provided on our website, and in every application pack.

Have questions about the awards process?

Contact the Teaching Rewards and Recognition team for guidance.

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