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National Teaching Fellow Awards 2021

A portrait shot of Dr Mark Ingham
  • Written byCat Cooper
  • Published date05 August 2021
A portrait shot of Dr Mark Ingham
Dr Mark Ingham UAL

Congratulations to Dr Mark Ingham, Reader in Critical and Nomadic Pedagogies, London College of Communication Design School Teaching and Learning Innovation Lead and UAL Senior Teaching Scholar, who has received the honour of National Teaching Fellow (NTF).

This annual Fellowship awarded by Advance HE celebrates and recognises those in higher education who have made an outstanding impact on student outcomes and the teaching profession. Mark is one of just 55 teaching professionals nationally to receive the award in 2021. We are proud to have 4 staff who hold National Teaching Fellow status at UAL: Heather Barnett (2012), Terry Finnigan (2010) Dr Mark Ingham (2021) and Dr. Pratap Rughani (2013).

Mark’s teaching is based on enhancing the student experience and has been central to his practice as a lecturer and his educational thinking. He engages students in a critically challenging and supportive atmosphere in all the courses he teaches and designs. He enhances programme and curriculum design so that our students go beyond what they think they can do and achieve the highest possible degree of creative thinking.

Last year, UAL Academic Enhancement and Attainment team, part of our Teaching, Learning and Employability Exchange, were awarded UAL's first ever Collaborative Award for Teaching Excellence (CATE) - a parallel honour recognising outstanding teamwork in higher education.

Full list of 2021 honours

I am delighted to congratulate the 2021 NTFS awardees on their achievements. This year marks the 1000th National Teaching Fellowship award. Over the years, each and every NTF has made an impact on the sector – both on the students they teach and on their fellow teaching staff who look to them for inspiration and guidance. Well done to each and every awardee on this outstanding achievement.

— Alison Johns, Chief Executive of Advance HE