Lecturer recognised for his exceptional work with Award for Excellence in Teaching

Dr Kevin MyersDr Kevin Myers, Senior Lecturer in the Department of Education and Social Justice, School of Education, received the 2012 School of Education and College of Social Sciences Award for Excellence in Teaching. Kevin’s students nominated him for these awards, saying they find him to be “one of the most inspirational lecturers” who “actively encourages us to develop our own thoughts and ideas” and “works tirelessly to improve the student experiences of the course.” Over the last year, Kevin has overseen numerous changes to the Childhood, Culture and Education Programme, which include: implementation of a Curriculum Review; introduction of new modules to the Programme; establishment of joint honours programmes, initiation of an International Exchange Programme for second year students and the re-branding of the Programme as BA Education. He has also been responsible for the highest response to the NSS in the College, which is a testament to his engagement with students and their respect for him. These awards are a tremendous achievement and important recognition of Kevin’s hard work in improving the undergraduate programme in Education. “No other person,” one student suggested, “can be more deserving.”