Congratulations to new HEA Fellowship holders via the Bath Scheme

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Congratulations to our colleagues who were recently conferred HEA Fellowships via the Bath Scheme!

Associate Fellow (AFHEA)

John Martin, Teaching Fellow, Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering

Niamh Ni Shuilleabhain, Research Postgraduate, Department for Health

Lauren Struszczak, Research Postgraduate, Department for Health

Iain Templeman, Research Postgraduate, Department for Health

Britta Katharina Matthes, Research Associate, Department of Social & Policy Sciences

Britta said, “Preparing the AFHEA provided a great opportunity to think about my approach to teaching and learning, to learn from colleagues, and to critically reflect upon my own experience. Undergoing the process was very helpful: I feel well-equipped for handling future challenges and more confident as an educator“

Fellow (FHEA)

Andrew Hillis, Senior Lecturer, Department of Mechanical Engineering

Jie Sui, Reader, Department of Psychology

David Williams, Technical Manager, Departments of Architecture and Civil Engineering and Mechanical Engineering

David said, “As a member of technical staff I have found it really interesting to consider in more detail the support that I give, and in particular the impact of the work that I do on teaching and learning within the University. The reflective process of the Bath Scheme challenged me to look at the effectiveness of changes I have made and the way I approach this part of my role. As institutional lead for the Technician Commitment I’m also especially pleased to have been awarded Fellowship as it helps to demonstrate the contribution technical staff make within teaching and learning at the University.”

Senior Fellow (SFHEA)

Sarah Moore, Senior Lecturer, Department of Social & Policy Sciences

Sarah said, “Working towards Senior Fellow really helped me think afresh about my role and experiences as a Director of Teaching. It gave me the opportunity to take stock of where I am in my career, and how I got there”.

HEA Fellowship brings you a range of benefits

  • Evidence you can use for promotion
  • Demonstrates your commitment to teaching, learning and the student experience through engagement in research, reflection and development
  • Consolidates personal development and evidence of professional practice in your higher education career
  • An opportunity to benchmark your professional practice against the UK Profession Standards Framework (UKPSF) providing a valuable measure of success that is recognised by international institutions

The Bath Scheme provides an accredited route to Fellowship for experienced staff who support learning and teaching. Bath Scheme’s Director, Dr Rachael Carkett, manages the scheme and with the support of the Departmental/Division Bath Scheme Champions, applicants are supported through the process.

If you are interested in finding out more about the Bath Scheme, please contact your Departmental/School of Management Division Bath Scheme Champion.

We are offering some Summer Writing Special sessions for anyone in the midst of writing their application. This is where you can come and use the space to write and think about application. One of the Academic Staff Development (ASD) team will normally be there to answer questions and read parts of your application and give you some feedback.

Please sign up if you intend to come along:

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