Department Academics Win Teaching Excellence Awards

Tuesday, May 9, 2023

Category: News

Two academics at our Department, Dr Ann Childs and Dr Ariel Lindorff, have received awards at the Social Sciences Division’s annual Teaching Excellence Awards. The awards recognise the exceptional contributions to education by colleagues across the Division at the University of Oxford.

Dr Ann Childs, Associate Professor of Science Education, received an Achievement Award for demonstrating high quality and sustained commitment to education. Dr Childs said: “Thank you so much for this wonderful recognition of my teaching. Thanks must also go to my brilliant colleagues and students at the Department of Education and beyond for creating a culture of excellence and support which I have had the privilege to learn from every single day.”

Dr Ariel Lindorff, Associate Professor and Research Lecturer, received an Individual Award as an outstanding academic who teaches graduate students. Dr Lindorff said: “I am honoured to receive a Teaching Excellence Award. Anything positive I do in my teaching is very much facilitated by having such brilliant students and colleagues!”

Professor Timothy Power, Head of the Social Sciences Division, said: “Many congratulations to all of this year’s recipients of the Teaching Excellence Awards. I am thrilled to see the outstanding work of our talented colleagues across the division being recognised in this way, and I extend my gratitude to them and to all of our staff who contribute to our exceptional educational offering.”