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1 Workshop & seminar series Higher Education Academy

2 2 Welcome Maureen Tibby Academic Lead - Employability

3 3 Works in partnership with HEIs, student bodies, academic and professional staff and sector agencies and funders. Champions excellence in learning and teaching in higher education. Committed to improving the student learning experience by: raising the status of teaching adding to the body of knowledge relating to pedagogy enhancing professional teaching practice facilitating networks and communities of practice. The Higher Education Academy Strategic Plan 2012-2016 The Higher Education Academy

4 Promote research and evidence that has informed departmental and institutional policy and practice HEA funded Hosted by individual institutions Thematic Employability Internationalisation ESD HEAR Discipline (all areas) 4 Workshop & seminar series

5 5 Forthcoming seminars ThemeHost HEITitleDate ESD Keele University New to ESD?: Integrating education for sustainable development in teaching and the student experience 22 January 2014 Employability Blackburn College Crossing the ‘Employability Chasm’ with Local Enterprise Partnerships 24 January 2014 Employability Birmingham City University Improving employability through student and academic partnerships 5 February 2014 ESD Cardiff University The campus as a living laboratory - exploring place-based approaches to ESD 12 February 2014 Employability University of Ulster A model for increasing students’ understanding of their employability 21 February 2014 ESD/ Employability University of East Anglia Integrating ‘sustainability’ within degree programmes: towards a student handbook 28 February 2014

6 6 HEA support for employability Disseminating good practice  Sponsorship, conferences, workshops, seminars, bulletin, website, consultancy, training, resources and research. Recent publications:  Defining and developing your approach to employability: A framework for higher education institutions Defining and developing your approach to employability: A framework for higher education institutions  Measuring the impact of Pedagogy for Employability (2012) on employability policy and practice  Professional capabilities in non- vocational subject disciplines Professional capabilities in non- vocational subject disciplines

7 7 HEA support for employability Training to complement Framework for EmployabilityFramework for Employability Impact study how Teaching Development Grant funding influences practice Enterprise Education: publication of good practice 2014 enterprise conference, May 2014, London Industrial scholarships pilot 2013-14 four HEIs Graduate adaptability pilot 2013-14 Up to ten HEIs

8 UK Professional Standards Framework (UKPSF) - description of dimensions of the roles of teaching and supporting learning within HE HEA offers recognition and accreditation service to recognise staff involved in learning support Framework has been designed to cover all aspects of teaching and learning support Accreditation and recognition 8

9 HEA STEM Cluster Enhancing the STEM Student Journey 30 April-1 May, University of Edinburgh HEA Social Sciences Cluster Teaching forward: the future of the Social Sciences 21-22 May 2014, Birmingham HEA Arts and Humanities Heroes and monsters: extra-ordinary tales of learning and teaching in the arts and humanities 2-4 June 2014, The Lowry, Salford Quays, Manchester HEA Annual Conference Preparing for learning futures: the next 10 years 2-3 July 2014, Aston University, Birmingham. *call for papers open until 27 th January 2014 9 HEA annual conferences 2014

10 Teaching development grants Create innovative evidence-informed practice in L&T Collaborative call closes midday on Friday 24 January 2014 Maximum £60 000 per project Cover all themes International scholarship scheme Funding to spend 3-6 months visiting international institutions Explore interesting, challenging and innovative international learning and teaching practice and policy ideas Examine the possibility of implementation within the UK Closing date: midday Monday 20 January 2014 10 Funding opportunities

11 Website Details of events, resources and funding Mailing list Sign up through My Academy Email the employability team 11 Keep in touch

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