HEA Associate Fellowship works, 12 June 2019 – presentations

University of Brighton Professional Recognition and Development Scheme.

More details of the scheme can be found on the Centre for Learning and Teaching website.

To register for the scheme you will need a University of Brighton username and password. If you need to get a username, please contact John Canning j.canning@brighton.ac.uk Once registered you will find the following on the studentcentral area.

  • Detailed handbooks with examples (check date!)
  • Talis aspire reading lists
  • Previous successful submissions
  • Informal guide / hints on getting fellowship
  • Guidance for referees


Please read the appropriate handbook carefully. The linked handbooks are valid for the September 2019 submissions. The handbooks will be updated for 2019-20 academic year, and there will be some minor changes so please check the date on the front.

D1 Associate Fellow handbook (Written Route)

D1 Associate Fellow handbook (Portfolio and Dialogue Route)

2018-19 general briefing uob staff jan19

Presentation slides from the UK Professional Standards Framework

A1: Design and plan learning activities
and/or programmes of study

A2: Teach and/or support learning

A3: Assess and give feedback to learners

A4: Develop effective learning
environments and approaches to student support and guidance

A5: Engage in continuing professional
development in subjects/disciplines and their pedagogy, incorporating research, scholarship and the evaluation of professional practices

Social Work practitioner/ service user workshop 4th December 2018, reading lists and handouts

Reading list


Biggs, J. & Tang, C. (2011) Teaching for quality learning at university 4th ed. Maidenhead: McGraw-Hill/Society for Research into Higher Education/Open University Press

Burns, V. (2015) 53 interesting ways to assess your students. 3rd Edition. Newmarket. Kindle edition available from Amazon for £1.06.

Ramsden, P (2003) Learning to teaching in higher education. London: Routledge.

Race, P. (2015) The Lecturer’s Toolkit, London. Routledge. 4th Edition


Atherton J S (2013) Doceo; Angles on learning and teaching at college, university and professional levels http://www.doceo.org.uk/  Lots of good resources here.

Race, Phil http://www.phil-race.co.uk Includes free exerts from Phil Race’s books. His compendium on assessment is particularly useful.

Oxford Centre for Staff and Learning and Development: Writing Learning Outcomes. Excellent guidance on writing learning outcomes. https://www.brookes.ac.uk/services/ocsld/resources/writing_learning_outcomes.html

Gaining recognition for teaching through the University of Brighton

  1. Associate Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy (AFHEA) through the University of Brighton Professional Recognition and Development Scheme.
    1. By Portfolio and Dialogue
    2. By a 1700 word written account
  1. LT725 Teaching and Learning in Higher Education. This 20 credit masters’ level module also leads to Associate Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy (AFHEA) and forms the first module of the PGCert in Learning and Teaching in HE. Assessment for this module requires that you are able to log 90 hours of higher education teaching practice.

Please see https://staff.brighton.ac.uk/clt/PD/Pages/Accredited/Accredited-Courses.aspx for more details.

The Centre for Learning and Teaching runs workshops for staff of the University of Brighton and partner colleges: These include:

  1. A 2-day Introduction to Learning and Teaching in HE. https://staff.brighton.ac.uk/clt/PD/Pages/Accredited/Introduction-to-learning-and-teaching.aspx
  2. An annual Pedagogic Research conference, 1 February 2019
  3. An annual Teaching and Learning conference, 12 July 2019

Please contact John Canning j.canning@brighton.ac.uk if you wish to discuss your options.

Electronic versions of the handouts

  1. Timetable for the day
  2. Values and the purposes of higher education slides
  3. Planning a teaching session slides
  4. Planning a teaching session – tips and proforma
  5. Assessment and feedback slides
  6. Getting Associate Fellowship of the HEA