Macquarie University Vice-Chancellor's Award for Teaching Excellence

Prize: Teaching award


Prashan Karunaratne is an inspirational and innovative teacher of entry-level economics at Macquarie University. His enthusiasm for teaching economics, and passion for improving student outcomes, have inspired and engaged students for more than a decade. He nurtures students to develop a desire to engage in the field of economics, and is a firm believer that the learning journey benefits both teachers and students. Inspiring students to want to learn – by emphasising the ‘why’ of learning, and empowering students to navigate their own learning journey – by focusing on the ‘how’, creates valuable experiences in his classroom and beyond. This highlights the 'wow' moments that students will remember in years to come. Prize amount: $10,000
Degree of recognitionMQ Teaching Award
Granting OrganisationsMacquarie University, Australia

Awarded at event

Event titleMacquarie University Vice Chancellor's Academic Staff Awards
LocationMacquarie University, Sydney, AustraliaShow on map
Period1 Nov 2017 → 1 Nov 2017