UCD School of Education Faculty, Dr Conor Calvin, Receives Prestigious Teaching Hero Award 

Dr Conor Galvin, UCD School of Education / College of Social Sciences & Law, has been named as a recipient of a National Forum for Teaching & Learning / Union of Students in Ireland Teaching Hero Award for 2016. He will receive his award along with colleagues from a number of other Irish HEIs at a gala event in Dublin Castle on 27 October.

The National Forum for Enhancement of Teaching & Learning /USI Teaching Hero campaign 2016 aimed to identify and celebrate the impact that innovative and inspiring teachers in Higher Education are having on their students’ learning. This year’s campaign focused specifically on identifying and celebrating innovative, creative and inspiring teaching and its impact on student learning. A Teaching Hero is an individual who has been identified by their own students as making an impact at a key transition point, and offering inspiration during a student’s learning journey in higher education.