ICED Award 2017

ICED Award 2017

The Spirit of ICED Award. Nominations are invited for the award of The Spirit of ICED.

Please write to before June 26th 2017


  • The purpose of the award is to recognise and celebrate individuals or groups who have made an outstanding contribution to advancing the aims of ICED, which are:
  • To help member associations to develop their capacity for educational development in higher education through the sharing of good practice, problems and solutions.
  • To increase the number of partner organisations of ICED.
  • To help educational developers in countries where no national network exists to form such a network.
  • To support educational development in higher education in developing countries.
  • To link with other national and international organisations

2          In 2004, an ICED working group outlined the criteria for nominees as individuals or groups who, over a period of time, have demonstrated outstanding leadership in educational development.

They will have:

  • Perceived opportunities for expanding the boundaries of educational development and acted to bring visions to reality.
  • Used evidence to bravely challenge and improve existing educational development practice.
  • Actively disseminated educational development practice and/or theory across boundaries.
  • Provided a role model to educational developers.

3          Nominees should normally be or have been actively engaged with their national network.

4          Proposals (in no more than 500 words) should give evidence of how the nominee has excelled in meeting the aims of ICED.

5          The proposals will be considered at the ICED Council Meeting in Shanghai, 6th – 7th July 2017.


Ariane Dumont has developped the Center for Teaching and Learning at Yverdon Western University of Applied Sciences, she is the Academic Director of the Certificate of Advanced Studies in Higher Education at the western Switzerland University of Applied Sciences HES-SO. She is serving as President of SFDN since 2017. She is a Council Member at ICED International COnsortium for Educational Development, as the representative of switzerland.

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