At an event held at The Royal Society last month, Stephen Mariadas was awarded a Technical Teaching Fellowship from the Education and Training Foundation.
Fellowships are awarded to outstanding practitioners who are recognised for their high impact teaching practice and the delivery of effective outcomes for learners.
Stephen Mariadas, Deputy Head of Maths & Science and Data Analyticsat Exeter College, was one of three individuals awarded the fellowship.
John Laramy, Exeter College Principal and Chief Executive said: “I am delighted that Stephen’s talent as an exceptional teacher has been recognised by the award of a technical teaching fellowship. As a college, teaching and learning is at the heart of our success.
“We also aim to have a ‘line of sight’ to industry in all of our technical provision – so this technical teaching fellowship recognises both teaching and learning, and our passion for relevant, impactful and industry facing delivery."
As a new Technical Teaching Fellow, Mr Mariadas will:
• receive an award of £5,000 – £15,000 to support knowledge transfer activity and to ensure remission time is guaranteed
• develop “Pathways to Impact”- knowledge transfer activity action plans, to maximise the benefit of their Fellowships
• attend two one-day developmental workshops over the academic year 2019/2020
• be allocated a programme mentor to support them for the duration of the programme
• be expected to disseminate their work at national conferences in January and July 2020
• contribute to the delivery of a final report, written to engage and motivate technical education in their area of practice.