HEA Fellowship Info Sessions

If you are considering seeking recognition for your teaching through an HEA Fellowship, sign up via Eventbrite for our information sessions that are taking place in October and January Link to Eventbrite 

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Lessons from X Factor

Over the last couple of weekends, for reasons that are probably best not discussed, I have been catching up on the audition rounds of X Factor. I know there are many things that we can say are not good about the whole phenomena of X Factor; its commercialisation, its glorifying…

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Continuing to improve your practice aka Good Standing

You don’t just get Fellowship and stop, but are expected to continue to reflect on and improve your practice of teaching or supporting learning. Its commonly termed “Maintaining Good Standing”. And to do this, there is a range of Continuing Professional Development opportunities available at Swansea – but perhaps in…

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How might you gain HEA Fellowship recognition ?

In October there are Information Sessions for experienced staff if you are considering seeking recognition for your teaching through an HEA Fellowship* Sign up for these on our website under Upcoming Events. You can find details about HEA Fellowship, the UKPSF which underpins it and the support process also on…

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We’ve come a long way …

SALT launched its internal recognition route for HEA Fellowship in July 2015 with just over 100 staff with a category of Fellowship*. Just 2 years on, the 2017 SALT conference marked the 300th staff recognition – a fantastic achievement, with appreciation to all those staff assessing and mentoring. And most…

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Develop a more inclusive practice

Sorry, this entry is only available in Cymraeg. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language. SALT would like to welcome you to our first CPD Byte. We have created a Blackboard course…

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And so, we got a Silver…

Yes, we got a silver award from TEF and that is, in fact, an incredible achievement. The comments from the TEF panel in their response to our submission, are really positive: Very high proportions of students from all backgrounds continue with their studies or progress to highly skilled employment, notably…

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Learning through Games – reflections on the SALT Conference 2017

Image: CC0 Public domain courtesy of https://pixabay.com/en/cube-colorful-transparent-mirroring-769344/ The SALT Conference 2017 was yesterday and we’re still on a high after the excellent range of posters, presentation and workshops.  We’re encouraging you whether you participated, presented or Chaired a session to reflect on the sessions you were at and identify how…

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Mentor Standards for Teachers in England – links to the UKPSF

This is the second two-part blog-post about ‘mentoring’.  This second post stems from my engagement in and completion of an online mentoring course aimed at mentors of trainee teachers and newly qualified ones against the Mentor standards (downloadable from https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/initial-teacher-training-government-response-to-carter-review). I’ve thought about how these standards could apply to the UKPSF and…

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