In the inaugural UGC Teaching Award 2011, six out of a total of 16 nominees from UGC-funded institutions were shortlisted to the final interview with the UGC Selection Panel, Dr Lam Bick-har was among the six shortlisted candidates.
Dr Lam inspires her students and peers by her dedication and professionalism. As a teacher educator in “Curriculum and Instruction”, Dr Lam sees teaching as to create conditions in which students acquire their own knowledge, and hence the personal desire of knowledge. She is a reflective practitioner for teacher education with a strong belief in authentic learning and she emphasizes learning in the workplace. She has undergone constant reflection upon her teaching, engaged in meaningful teaching innovations, attempted to put theory into practice and inform theory through her practice, and collaborated with schools in preparing teachers together with school-based curriculum development(excerpt from nomination document, June, 2011).