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SLMS Education Awards success for UCLMS

The winners of the first SLMS Education Awards have been announced and Medical School staff have scooped 4 of them! The awards are for any staff member who has contributed to education and are to reward those dedicated to improving the quality of education for SLMS (School of Life and Medical Sciences) students and to spotlight and support excellence and innovation in the delivery of education.

Will Coppola jointly won the individual experienced staff award for his contribution to teaching over a number of key achievements including pioneering the use of mobile-based learning at UCL including a successful iPAD pilot, the use of interactive teaching apps such as Nearpod and Mentimeter and his help establishing UCL’s first Distance-learning Masters program run entirely using a Virtual Learning Environment (VLE). This was shared with Caroline Fertleman for her work on advancement of medical education.

The award for Faculty of Medical Sciences was awarded to Jayne Kavanagh for her work on improving fairness in healthcare encompassing training and mentoring medical students and doctors, widening participation in medicine, engaging the public, and partnering with schools, NHS healthcare providers and Royal Colleges.

The Ningbo planning team won the team award for the Faculty of Medical Sciences:

Deanne Attreed, Deirdre Wallace, John-George Nicholson and Paul McGovern for their creation and development of a highly successful postgraduate consultancy programme in teacher training for doctors from Ningbo University (NBU), China.

Jayne Kavanagh, Caroline Fertleman and Will Coppola at the MBBS Graduation ceremony 2015

Jayne Kavanagh, Caroline Fertleman and Will Coppola at the MBBS Graduation ceremony 2015

Ningbo University doctors with the MSEC team

Ningbo University doctors with the MSEC team

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The individual awards are aimed at any staff member who has worked on an individual project or shown across the board outstanding contribution to education (award £750). There are two categories; those at the beginning of their careers and experienced staff. The team award is for any team (two people or more) who have worked on a single outstanding educational practice (award £2000).

The awards will be presented at the graduation ceremony and the Education Domain aims to host an Education Event in Nov/Dec to showcase the award winners.

More details on other SLMS winners can be found on the SLMS Education Domain webpages.

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