Looking Back and Facing Forward – 2018 Blog (3)

2018 New Year Blog – ‘Looking Back, Facing Forward’ Darren Minister, Academic Developer SALT A New Job, A New Language   A New Job, A New Language I joined SALT as an academic developer in September 2017 joining the Recognition Team which supports colleagues in their HEA Fellowship applications. I…

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Improving Student’s Confidence

I recently came across a blog post on the HEA website written by Fabio R. Aricò (F.Arico@uea.ac.uk). You can read the full post here: When student confidence clicks academic self-efficacy and learning in higher education. The post refers to a project that was delivered at the HEA Social Sciences annual…

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#LTHECHAT The Rear View Mirror

Last night’s joint #LTHEchat #HEAchat was great fun looking at how to get the most out of attending conferences and putting things into practice when you get back to your desk. There are some helpful tips you might want to take a look at in this Storify captured by Kandy Woodfield…

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After Fellowship What Next ?

Congratulations! Gaining Fellowship of the HEA is just the start of the professional recognition for your teaching and learning expertise. Once you gain Fellowship (at whatever category), you must continue to remain in good standing. What is ‘Good Standing’? Advance HE defines remaining in good standing as: “continuing to work…

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Routes to Fellowship

The Swansea Application Route offers four pathways for staff seeking recognition as Fellows of the Higher Education Academy dependent on length of experience and/or contractual status. Current Postgraduate Research students who are employed on a temporary contract to provide demonstrating/teaching support roles have access to a supported pathway to AFHEA.…

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HEA Fellowship Assessors

Becoming an Assessor/Mentor for the Swansea Application Route Expressions of interest to become an HEA Fellowship assessor (all categories) are now closed for 2020.  The application call will re-open in 2021. Being involved in supporting and assessing HEA Fellowship applications is an important part of contributing to the objectives of…

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Supporting Statements for your HEA Fellowship application

How many supporting statements are needed? Two supporter statements must also be submitted with the completed application form for all categories of Fellowship. Who can provide a supporting statement? Supporters are expected to be knowledgeable about the UKPSF and be able to confirm the applicants experience with reference to the…

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About Advance HE and UKPSF

What is Advance HE? Advance HE formed in 2018 from the merger of the three separate organisations – the Higher Education Academy, Equality Challenge Unit and Leadership Foundation for HE. Its goal is to make higher education better for all.  It provides a range of opportunities to exchange knowledge, connect…

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HEA Fellowship

What is HEA Fellowship? Its formal recognition that your practice adheres to the principles of the United Kingdom Professional Standards Framework (UKPSF). It provides different categories of Fellowship according to your length of employment in HE and also your role in leading change within your subject area, College, within the institution,…

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