Scientia Education Academy Publications

The Scientia Education Academy unites the passion, commitment and expertise of the Scientia Education Fellows to enhance teaching and learning across UNSW. 

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December 2019: Reflecting on the UNSW Scientia Education Academy: A Case Study for Inspiring Educational Excellence

Universities around the world are facing challenges of how to promote, recognise, and reward educational excellence. In this article, we present a reflection on the Scientia Education Academy at UNSW Sydney (University of New South Wales, Australia), examining its creation, goals, and activities. The resultant emergent learning and understandings add to the literature of alternative, comparative, and complementary perspectives on teaching academies in the higher education landscape. We hope that the article will help to inform higher education institutions who may be considering ways of promoting, recognising, and rewarding educational excellence through the design, creation, and operation of an appropriate academy.

Keywords: Academic development; educational leadership; educational development; teaching and learning; university teaching

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2019: An integrated approach to Enhancing Educational Quality at UNSW

In this second publication, we reflect on the work of the Academy and highlight the impact that this work has had on enhancing the quality of education at UNSW.   

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2017: Annual Report

The purpose of this document is to provide insight into the Academy and its Fellows.

  • What is the Academy and how does it operate?
  • What were we doing in 2017, collectively and individually as Fellows?
  • How does this all connect with UNSW's educational strategies?

Read the annual report here