Eligibility and Selection Criteria 

There are four pathways through which nominations can be initiated

  • By Invitation from the Curtin Academy Executive

  • Nomination by Faculties and Schools

  • Self-nomination and

  • Open nomination


Nominations are sought from staff who

  • Have been employed by Curtin for at least two years

  • Have the ability to work cooperatively with staff at all levels and

  • Express a willingness to actively engage with the governance and activities of the Curtin Academy


2020 nominations close 30 September 2020.

Selection Criteria 

Nominees will be required to submit a Curtin Academy fellowship nomination form in which they demonstrate their sustained leadership and excellence in teaching in their responses to Criterion one and one other of the following criteria:

  1. Proven track record of leadership in learning and teaching (essential criterion)

  2. Proven track record of using innovative approaches to enhance student learning

  3. Significant contribution to professional development of colleagues

  4. Development of unique internationally recognized learning and teaching programs or models

  5. Demonstrated understanding of the higher education sector and insights into how policy might evolve in this area

  6. Demonstrated sustained engagement in pedagogy beyond the University

  7. Demonstrated relevant engagement with external stakeholders or

  8. Proven track record of evidence-based research and/or scholarship in higher education, including achievement of high quality grants and publications relating to learning and teaching.

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Submit a nomination form to

The nomination process involves

  1. a signed nomination form

  2. a covering letter (maximum 3 pages) addressing Criterion 1 plus TWO other criteria of your choice and an overview of your proposed contribution to the Curtin Academy and

  3. a curriculum vitae (maximum 3 pages)


NB: Shortlisted nominees may be invited to participate in a 30-minute interview.

01 CA Information Sheet

02 CA Fellowship Guidelines

03 CA Nomination Form