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Student Union is looking for the Teacher of the Year!

UEF´s Rector and Academic rector award once a year a distinguished UEF teacher with the title “Teacher of the Year”. The award is nominated by the Student Union, and both Kuopio and Joensuu/Savonlinna campus teachers are awarded.

Student Union is waiting for your proposal on who should be nominated as a teacher of this year. Propositions can be made by single students or student organizations.

Teacher of the year should have the following qualities:

  • He/she develops his/her pedagogical skills open-mindedly and innovatively
  • He/she works in the university for the Student.
  • He/she is a skilled instructor.
  • His/ her teaching leads to a high-quality learning.
  • He/she is approachable and supportive.
  • He/she collects feedback from students and gives also his/her reply.
  • He/she has other qualities not listed here.

Deadline for the proposals with grounds is the 30th of April (before Midnight) either to the Student Union Office (written) or to Secretary for Interest Advocacy Mikko Aaltonen: koso@isyy.fi (Kuopio campus) or Pekka Koivaara: soko@isyy.fi (Joensuu-Savonlinna campuses).

Award will be given for the chosen Teachers of the Year in the opening ceremonies of the university on the 2nd of September in Joensuu and on the 3th of September in Kuopio.

More information:

Secretary for Interest Advocacy Pekka Koivaara (Joensuu-Savonlinna) soko@isyy.fi, 050 535 3376
Secretary for Interest Advocacy Mikko Aaltonen (Kuopio) koso@isyy.fi, 044 576 8414


Published on 3.4.2013