London Staff Awarded First Teaching Innovation Award

Staff from Loughborough University London and the Centre for Academic Practice have recently been awarded a Teaching Innovation Award for their project to embed ‘reflection’ into the student learning journey.

Loughborough University's Teaching Innovation Awards recognise, celebrate and promote excellence in learning and teaching across the University's learning and teaching community.

This year's award-winners include:

The award was given for their work on a project entitled: 'Embedding 'Reflection' into Students' Learning Journey'. The aim of the project was to create an enhanced approach for the teaching of reflective practice and a framework for embedding reflection into the student learning journey across both campuses.

The award marks the first time that Loughborough University London staff have received a Teaching Innovation Award.

Prof. Tony Edwards, Dean of Loughborough University London said:

I am delighted by this award, which reflects the innovative work of my colleagues. Reflective learning is a key feature of our teaching at Loughborough University London and is a crucial element of the learning journey that all of our students take.

Loughborough is one of the country’s leading universities, with an international reputation for research that matters, excellence in teaching, strong links with industry, and unrivalled achievement in sport and its underpinning academic disciplines.

It has been awarded five stars in the independent QS Stars university rating scheme, named the best university in the world for sports-related subjects in the 2020 QS World University Rankings and top in the country for its student experience in the 2018 THE Student Experience Survey.

Loughborough is in the top 10 of every national league table, being ranked 4th in the Guardian University League Table 2020, 5th in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020 and 8th in The UK Complete University Guide 2020.

Loughborough is consistently ranked in the top twenty of UK universities in the Times Higher Education’s ‘table of tables’ and is in the top 10 in England for research intensity. In recognition of its contribution to the sector, Loughborough has been awarded seven Queen's Anniversary Prizes.

Specialising exclusively in postgraduate-level study, Loughborough University London is based on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and offers cutting-edge master’s and PhD degrees, as well as business collaboration, research and enterprise opportunities.

The seven specialist institutes at Loughborough University London include: Design Innovation, Digital Technologies, Diplomacy and International Governance, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, International Management, Media and Creative Industries, and Sport Business. Close industry partnerships with a wealth of leading businesses and creative organisations means teaching and learning is informed by real-life challenges and driven by true industry pressures.