Friday, 17 October 2014

FW: The HEA enhancement event series


The HEA enhancement event series


Join us for our one-day strategic enhancement events to benefit from keynote presentations, workshops, masterclasses, new-to-teaching and professional development structured around our four workstreams. These are great CPD opportunities aligned to the UKPSF.

Each event includes a keynote and choice of workshops aligned to the HEA’s four workstreams: Curriculum design, Innovative pedagogies, Student transitions, and Staff transitions. Lunch is included. The events are:

Acknowledging success: the reward and recognition of teaching in a shifting higher education landscape. 

London, 29 October

Professor Annette Cashmore, Director of GENIE, a Centre of Excellence for Teaching and Learning in Genetics at the University of Leicester will focus on the promotion of staff based on teaching and learning.

The full picture: the journey from listening to partnership in student engagement

York, 12 November


Professor Mike Neary, School of Political and Social Sciences University of Lincoln, will examine student engagement in its varied forms from involvement and consultation through to participation and partnership.

Ways of knowing, ways of learning: innovation in pedagogy for graduate success. 

London, 27 November

Christine Keenan of Bournemouth University discusses her new HEA-funded research, Mapping peer-led learning in the UK, which builds on previous HEA work to map the provision of peer-assisted learning (PAL) across the UK and to identify challenges, opportunities and best practice that can be shared with the sector.

Successful students: enhancing employability through enterprise education.

Cardiff, 4 December

Professor Andy Penaluna, who will deliver the keynote, is Professor of Creative Entrepreneurship at University of Wales Trinity Saint David. He is a leading international expert on entrepreneurial education and currently a Visiting Professor at University of Leeds and Distinguished Visiting Professor at American University in Cairo.


Other activities at these events such as New-to-teaching events, Writing retreats and Reward and Recognition masterclasses is outlined below and further details available on our events and conferences webpage.

New to Teaching

During 2014-15 the HEA is holding discipline-specific and theme-specific new-to-teaching events as part of the HEA enhancement event series. These sessions will especially benefit those in teaching only roles, e.g. teachers engaged in ad hoc delivery, postgraduate and PhD students involved in teaching, and learning support practitioners.

You can find out more about specific events below:

New to teaching - Languages                                         29 October 2014, London

New to teaching - Teaching introductory programming     12 November 2014, York

New-to-teaching in Health and Social Care                      27 November 2014, London

New-to-teaching in the Humanities                                  4 December 2014, Cardiff         



Professional Recognition Writing Retreats


Our one-day writing retreats are ideal for prospective applicants at all levels and are particularly popular. They are designed to provide a structured environment in which to reflect on your experience and prepare your application.


You can find out more about specific events below:

Associate Fellow or Fellow                                            29 October 2014, London

Associate Fellow or Fellow                                            12 November 2014, York

Senior Fellow                                                                27 November 2014, London

Senior Fellow                                                                4 December 2014, Cardiff



Accreditation, Reward and Recognition (AR&R) Masterclasses

As part of the HEA enhancement event series, we are holding masterclasses to help support institutional teams in preparing their submission for HEA accreditation.They will be of benefit to staff with responsibility for establishing, delivering and/or managing both initial and continuing professional development programmes for those who teach or support learning. 


You can find out more about specific events below:

Developing accredited provision masterclass                 29 October 2014, London

Developing accredited provision masterclass                 12 November 2014, York

Making internal recognition decisions masterclass          27 November 2014, London

Developing accredited provision masterclass                 4 December 2014, Cardiff






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