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Thu 16 Jan 2020
13:00 - 15:00

Venue: Student Services Centre, Meeting Room CG18

Provided by: Cambridge Centre for Teaching and Learning


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Other dates:

Mon 11 May 2020

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Higher Education Academy: Briefing

Thu 16 Jan 2020


Would you like to gain nationally recognised accreditation of your teaching experience? Many UK universities now expect teaching staff seeking tenure to have undertaken or to undertake a structured teaching and learning development course accredited by the HE Academy. This session provides an overview of the route by which those with some experience of teaching in Higher Education may gain accreditation. It also provides a short introduction to the HE Academy itself.

Target audience
  • University staff
  • College and Non-University Teaching Institutions teaching staff
  • PhD students
  • Further details regarding CCTL's eligibility criteria are available here

Number of sessions: 1

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Thu 16 Jan   13:00 - 15:00 13:00 - 15:00 Student Services Centre, Meeting Room CG18 map Dr Meg Tait
  • to understand the objectives of the Academy, current requirements for Fellowship and Associate Fellowship status, and the University's current position regarding the Academy
  • to be aware of approaches and content required for a successful application to join the Academy and appreciate the importance of a reflective approach when submitting this evidence
Further information
  • Further information is available regarding the HE Academy
  • If you are an early-career researcher or academic who would like to learn more about the theory and practice of teaching in higher education and to take part in a flexibly structured, accredited programme, please see Teaching Associates' Programme
  • TAP is accredited by the HE Academy to Associate Fellow status

One session of one and a half hours

There will not be a scheduled break in this session. So you are encouraged to go to the Whale Café on your way in and pick up a drink. If you show your University card, you will get a small discount!

Teaching Accreditation

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