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The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation supports the CTL

November 19, 2019

Beginning in November 2019 and with the generous support of The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the CEU Center for Teaching and Learning will create the CEU Community of Scholar-Teachers (CCST). The CCST is envisaged as a network of faculty and researchers interested in new approaches to inter- and multi-disciplinary teaching and learning in the humanities and social sciences.

Call for Applications 2019-2020 European Award for Excellence in Teaching in the Social Sciences and Humanities

October 9, 2019

CEU announces the Call for Applications for its ninth annual European Award for Excellence in Teaching in the Social Sciences and Humanities.

The award, launched in 2011, honors academics in the social sciences and humanities who teach at higher education institutions in the European Higher Education Area (EHEA). The Diener Prize of 5,000 euros, which accompanies the award, is made possible by a generous gift from Steven and Linda Diener in memory of Ilona Diener.

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CTL to participate in the Erasmus + project “SensiClass” on teaching sensitive topics in diverse classrooms

October 3, 2019

The Center for Teaching and Learning in partnership with CEU's Cultural Heritage Studies Program will cooperate on an international project "Tackling sensitive topics in classroom". The three-year project, sponsored through the Erasmus+ scheme 'Strategic Partnership for Higher Education' will also include expert colleagues from the University of Tartu, the SGH Warsaw School of Economics, and the University of Hradec Králové. The project has been awarded a grant of € 303,083, of which CEU's budget is €75,547 We are grateful to ACRO for their assistance in the application process.

Meet Georgina Blakeley, Recipient of European Award for Excellence in Teaching

September 21, 2019

Dr. Georgina Blakeley, formerly Director of Teaching and Deputy Head of School at the Open University (OU) in the United Kingdom, received the 2019 European Award for Excellence in Teaching in the Social Sciences and Humanities on September 13 in Budapest, during the opening ceremony of CEU’s 29th academic year.

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International Collaboration on Teaching and Learning in Higher Education at the CTL

August 2, 2019

In July 2019, CTL's Gorana Misic and Margaryta Rymarenko were invited by the Innovative Training Center of the European University (EU) in Tbilisi to share the teaching and mentoring practices of CEU CTL at the conference "Modern Methods and Challenges of Teaching and Assessment in Higher Education". The conference was attended by representatives of Georgian higher education institutions including Tbilisi State University, Ilia State University, Sokhumi State University, European University, and Samtskhe-Javakheti State University.