Submit your proposal for Good Teacher Award recipients

The Student Union of Tampere University appreciates the quality of teaching, the willingness of teachers to improve their courses and being student friendly. TREY’s goal is to reward faculty members widely in the community. As such the student union honours exceptional members of the teaching faculty with the Good Teacher -award. The award is organized with The University of Tampere Foundation and The Industrial Research Fund at Tampere University of Technology. This yearly award will be gifted to three members of the teaching facility.

The executive board of TREY has appointed a committee to coordinate this award. The executive board has also opened a form that can be used to submit your proposal of this year’s winner. The form is open from April 14 to May 15. You can find the Form from this address: The suggestions should be clear and justified well. In addition, we hope that all the questions asked in the form are filled. In addition to the responses, you can leave an open letter about the recipient, if you so please. During the selection process we will take into account the three focus areas of the Tampere University: technology, health, and society.

The Good teacher-award’s recipients are not limited based on campus. The award can be given to any person who is part of the teaching faculty. There will be three recipients of the award which consists of the 2000 € stipend awarded by the University of Tampere Foundation and Industrial Research Fund at Tampere University of Technology. In addition, the award includes a caricature drawing. The stipends are given out by TREY on the award ceremony in September and the caricature will be unveiled at TREY’s annual celebration.

The general criteria of the award are

  • The variety of teaching methods and tools
  • The accessiblity of the education
  • Motivating students and
  • the interactivity of the teaching situations

TREY’s executive board has decided that the year 2022‘s special criteria for the award is “Supporting the student’s goals by means of study guidance”. A special criterion can be taken into account in the justifications for example with regard to teaching or supervision during the thesis process.

More information about the award and making the suggestions
Tiia Virtanen, TREY’s Specialist in Educational Affairs,
email:,  phone: +358 40 713 0077, TG: @treytiia

Picture: Henrik Laakkonen, TT-kamerat