The HEA Fellowship Scheme and the UKPSF, Dr Tony Rae

Dr Tony Rae visited to discuss the Higher Education Academy (HEA) fellowship scheme and the UK Professional Standards Framework (UKPSF). The PGCHE at Falmouth has been accredited/validated to descriptor two of the UKPSF, which means that upon successful completion of the course I will become a fellow of the HEA.

Tony discussed the benefits of HEA affiliation for university teachers, such as; career advancement, personal development and employer requirement. This was particularly pertinent given the imminent implementation of the Teaching Excellence Framework – a measure of teaching quality introduce in the Government’s recent Higher Education Green Paper.

It was really beneficial to talk through the dimensions of the UKPSF once again and clarify what could be presented as evidence for each of them. Here are the class notes…

HEA and UKPSF class notes

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