Press release - 5 February 2021

 

Scholarships for new case teachers

As part of the annual #WorldCaseTeachingDay celebrations,The Case Centre announces a scholarship programme for new case teachers.

Five case teaching scholarships will be offered each year to support the development of new case teachers.

Richard McCracken, Director of The Case Centre, said: “Supporting case teachers and writers is a critical element of our mission, and I am delighted to extend our scholarship programme* with this exciting support for new case teachers.

“The case method has long been acknowledged as a powerful teaching tool but getting started can be daunting. Our case teaching scholarships are designed to support and inspire new case teachers through their journey, by providing a comprehensive range of training, mentoring and resources.”

Applications for the 2021 case teaching scholarships open on 5 February and close on 2 July.

*The Case Centre has offered a case writing scholarship programme since 1998.
 

The Case Centre is the independent home of the case method and is dedicated to advancing the case method worldwide, sharing knowledge, wisdom and experience to inspire and transform business education across the globe. It is a not-for-profit organisation and registered charity.

FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:

Antoinette Mills, antoinette@thecasecentre.org


Notes for Editors:

  1. About the case teaching scholarships
  2. About The Case Centre
  3. #WorldCaseTeachingDay

1. About the case teaching scholarships

Five case teaching scholarships will be offered each year to individuals who are new to case teaching.

The scholarships are open to faculty and PhD students with teaching responsibilities that have been teaching with cases for no more than 18 months, or who are planning to start using cases in their teaching during the next calendar year.

Benefits include:

  • a free place on one of The Case Centre’s online expert-led case teaching workshops
  • a review of one of the recipient’s case teaching sessions by a workshop tutor from The Case Centre
  • the opportunity to attend an exclusive online session with an expert case teacher
  • provision of a curated selection of case teaching articles from leading case institutions
  • a free digital copy of the book Teaching & Writing Cases: A Practical Guide by John Heath.

Scholarship applications will be reviewed and awarded by The Case Centre’s Executive Committee.

Applications open on 5 February and close on 2 July each year.

www.thecasecentre.org/CTscholarships

2. The Case Centre

The Case Centre is the independent home of the case method. We are dedicated to advancing the case method worldwide, sharing knowledge, wisdom and experience to inspire and transform business education across the globe. We are a not-for-profit organisation and registered charity.

We:

We are a membership organisation and our growing case method community of over 500 member organisations worldwide is at the heart of everything we do.

www.thecasecentre.org

Governance

We are governed by our Memorandum and Articles of Association. Our Executive Committee, comprising up to 14 annually elected academic representatives from member organisations, meets four times a year to establish our policy and oversee our progress. Our US operation is overseen by a board of directors from academia and business.

3. #WorldCaseTeachingDay

Every day, in thousands of business schools around the globe, classrooms come alive as fundamental beliefs and assertions are challenged, and students learn to think differently and more effectively through the case method.

#WorldCaseTeachingDay takes place annually at the beginning of February, and celebrates the contribution that this powerful pedagogical tool makes to the lives and careers of students and educators worldwide.

www.worldcaseteachingday.org

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