The Distinguished Teacher Award is the highest accolade awarded to teaching staff at all levels within the university and recognises excellent teaching.
Through the award, the University of Cape Town acknowledges the primary place of teaching and learning in the university’s work. All full-time or permanent academic staff who have taught students at the institution for at least five years are eligible.
Each nominee is evaluated on their distinct contribution to teaching and learning at UCT, including:
Evidence of a positive impact on the teaching and learning approaches of their colleagues.