The “Leading Teacher- Leading University” Project has been launched

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“Leading Teacher- Leading University”

To improve the quality of teaching at Azerbaijan State University of Economics (UNEC) it is necessary to expand measures to stimulate the academic staff’s performances constantly.

To draw the “Leading Teacher” aspect to the fore and realize the promotional projects in this direction are considered appropriate to achieve UNEC’s goal of becoming a leading university in a short period of time.

To this end, the “Leading Teacher-Leading University” Project starts between the dates 1st October 2016 – 30th June 2017. The Project will give a positive impetus to improving the level of UNEC academic staff’s professionalism, promotion of scientific research, increasing self- development, social activities and in general to the process of teaching. The rivalry to be conducted among the academic staff members in 7 nominations of “Leading Teacher” criteria will make special contributions to increasing the quality of and efficiency of teaching.

Criteria:
Leading Teacher – Innovative Teacher
Leading Teacher – Professional Teacher
Leading Teacher – Teacher Researcher
Leading Teacher – Favorite Teacher
Leading Teacher – Teacher Inventor
Leading Teacher – Teacher Initiator
Leading Teacher – Teacher Self- developer

Application Procedure:

Instructors who wish to participate in the project should fill in the downloaded application form with the appropriate information and send to event@unec.edu.az.

Online Application Form- DOWNLOAD

 

The significant dates related with the Project:

3rd-13th October, 2016 - Admission of online application forms sent by the teachers who want to participate in the Project

13th- 18th October, 2016 - Identification of the academic staff’s list to compete within the Project “leading Teacher” in 7 nominations and announcement on the official webpage

THE ASSESSMENT MECHANISM OF THE PROJECT LEADING TEACHER- LEADING UNIVERSITY

‘LEADING TEACHER- INNOVATIVE TEACHER’

Duration System of Awareness Application Form Commission staff Assessment mechanism
October1-June 30 - Notice sent to ChairsVia the Official Webpage-Via the Social network - Teachers who want to participate in the contest apply the downloaded online application form. The Commission evaluates the submitted application forms and defines those who get the right of joining the competition. The list of the admitted teachers is announced. The participation in the competition is made voluntarily. - Yashar Kelbiyev (chair)- Anar Rzayev- Sabuhi Tanriverdiyev- Mirjavid Hasanov-Aysel Khalilova 1. The Commission consisting of 5 people attends 4 classes (2 lectures and 2 seminars) of the instructor without the prior notice and conducts assessment on criteria. Note: In case when there will be some teachers with the same highest points, the person who got more than the other in the “Student Satisfaction Survey” in the Differential Salary System will be elected the winner.

 

Assessment Criteria 10- point scale
1. The level of using Innovative Teaching Methods
Case Study, simultaneous operation with the audience, team work, problem- based learning, simulation, role- playing games, research- based learning, working- environment adapted training, brainstorming, group discussions, debates and etc.
2. The level of benefiting from the Electronic University Model
Replacement and usage of teaching materials in the personal cabinet, flowing usage of electronic journal, delivering teaching materials to students by means of modern methods (corporate email, personal cabinet, Microsoft One Drive) and so on
3. The level of updating educational resources
Usage of new information in teaching materials  

 

‘LEADING TEACHER- PROFESSIONAL TEACHER’

Duration System of Awareness Application Form Commission staff Assessment mechanism
October1-June 30 - Notice sent to ChairsVia the Official Webpage-Via the Social network - Teachers who want to participate in the contest apply the downloaded online application form. The Commission evaluates the submitted application forms and defines those who get the right of joining the competition. The list of the admitted teachers is announced. The participation in the competition is made voluntarily. - Permanent Commission of the Differential Salary System based on the assessment of the academic staff’s performances The assessment is based on the results of the Differential Salary System related with the assessment of the evaluation of the academic staff members’ performances and the instructors occupied the first stage become the winners of the “Leading Teacher- Professional Teacher” nomination.

 

‘LEADING TEACHER- TEACHER RESEARCHER’

Duration System of Awareness Application Form Commission staff Assessment mechanism
October1-June 30 - Notice sent to ChairsVia the Official Webpage-Via the Social network - Teachers who want to participate in the contest apply the downloaded online application form. The Commission evaluates the submitted application forms and defines those who get the right of joining the competition. The list of the admitted teachers is announced. The participation in the competition is made voluntarily. - Permanent Commission of the Differential Salary System based on the assessment of the academic staff’s performances - The assessment is based on the results of the Differential Salary System’s section “Scientific Activity” related with the assessment of the evaluation of the academic staff members’ performances and the instructors occupied the first stage become the winners of the “Leading Teacher- Teacher Researcher” nomination.

 

‘LEADING TEACHER- FAVORITE TEACHER’

Duration System of Awareness Application Form Commission staff Assessment mechanism
October1-June 30 - Notice sent to ChairsVia the Official Webpage-Via the Social network - Teachers who want to participate in the contest apply the downloaded online application form. The Commission evaluates the submitted application forms and defines those who get the right of joining the competition. The list of the admitted teachers is announced. The participation in the competition is made voluntarily. - Permanent Commission of the Differential Salary System based on the assessment of the academic staff’s performances - The assessment is based on the results of the Differential Salary System’s “Student Satisfaction Survey” related with the assessment of the evaluation of the academic staff members’ performances and the instructors occupied the first stage become the winners of the “Leading Teacher- Favorite Teacher” nomination.

 

‘LEADING TEACHER- TEACHER INITIATOR’

Duration System of Awareness Application Form Commission staff Assessment mechanism
October1-June 30 - Notice sent to ChairsVia the Official Webpage-Via the Social network - Teachers who want to participate in the contest apply the downloaded online application form. The Commission evaluates the submitted application forms and defines those who get the right of joining the competition. The list of the admitted teachers is announced. The participation in the competition is made voluntarily. - Saadat Gandilova- Eldar Azadov- Ramil Jabbarov- Rasim Sharifov- Suleyman Nabiyev - The Commission is provided with the information the last 3 days of every month after the instructors realize their initiatives. The Commission investigates the request and carries out the appropriate assessment. The instructors occupied the first stage on these criteria become the winners of the “Leading Teacher- Teacher Initiator” nomination.

 

Assessment Criteria Number
The number of initiatives related with the improvement of the teaching process at UNEC
The number of initiatives implemented for the development of business relations of UNEC
The number of initiatives realized for the development of UNEC’s public relations
The number of initiatives related with the implementation of sports projects at UNEC
The number of initiatives related with the implementation of social projects at UNEC

 

‘LEADING TEACHER- TEACHER INVENTOR’

Duration System of Awareness Application Form Commission staff Assessment mechanism
October1-June 30 - Notice sent to ChairsVia the Official Webpage-Via the Social network - Teachers who want to participate in the contest apply the downloaded online application form. The Commission evaluates the submitted application forms and defines those who get the right of joining the competition. The list of the admitted teachers is announced. The participation in the competition is made voluntarily. - Permanent Commission of the Differential Salary System based on the assessment of the academic staff’s performances - The assessment is based on the results of the Differential Salary System’s “Patents” section related with the assessment of the evaluation of the academic staff members’ performances and the instructors occupied the first stage on these criteria become the winners of the “Leading Teacher- Teacher Inventor” nomination.

 

‘LEADING TEACHER- TEACHER SELF- DEVELOPER’

Duration System of Awareness Application Form Commission staff Assessment mechanism
October1-June 30 - Notice sent to ChairsVia the Official Webpage-Via the Social network - Teachers who want to participate in the contest apply the downloaded online application form. The Commission evaluates the submitted application forms and defines those who get the right of joining the competition. The list of the admitted teachers is announced. The participation in the competition is made voluntarily. - Permanent Commission of the Differential Salary System based on the assessment of the academic staff’s performances - The assessment is based on the results of the Differential Salary System’s “Self- development” section related with the assessment of the evaluation of the academic staff members’ performances and the instructors occupied the first stage on these criteria become the winners of the “Leading Teacher- Teacher Self- developer” nomination.

 

WINNERS’ REWARDING

The winners of the “Leading Teacher- Leading University” Project will be sent to universities listed below for 7 days:

Date: Agreed in advance

Leading Teacher- Innovative Teacher
To be sent: Paris Sorbonne University- Abu Dhabi

 

Leading Teacher- Professional Teacher
To be sent: France, the University of Montpellier

 

Leading Teacher- Teacher Researcher
To be sent: Western Macedonian Institute of Technical Studies, Greece

 

Leading Teacher- Favorite Teacher
To be sent: the Hajettepe University, Turkey

 

Leading Teacher- Teacher Inventor
To be sent: the National Research University “Higher School of Economics”, Russia

 

Leading Teacher- Initiative Teacher
To be sent: Sakarya University, Turkey

 

Leading Teacher- Teacher Self- developer
To be sent: the Suleyman Demirel University, Turkey

 

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