Posts By: polkinghornem

Applying for HEA Fellowship this Academic Year?

I’m delighted to confirm that applications for HEA Fellowship in the Associate Fellow, Fellow, and Senior Fellow categories are now invited from BU staff. The first submission date this academic year will be Monday 20th September 2021. For more information about other submission dates later in the academic year, please click here. To locate the… Read more »

Understanding Gen Z Students

Thanks to new publication Generation Z: A Century in the Making by Corey Seemiller and Meghan Grace, below are some key findings to help us to better understand this core student demographic, and so enhance the effectiveness of our teaching. Dr Martyn Polkinghorne – Education Excellence Theme Leader in FLIE

TeachBU Update – BU Colleagues Achieving HEA Fellowship

I’m delighted to confirm that the following colleagues have recently achieved HEA Fellowship from Advance HE after applying through TeachBU: Associate Fellow: Emily Curtis – Doctoral College Fellow: Amy Tatum – FMC Avleen Malhi – FST Fotini Tsofliou – FHSS James Obiegbu – BUBS Martin Vasilev – FST Will Huxham – FHSS Senior Fellow: Juliet… Read more »

TeachBU Update – Colleagues Achieving HEA Fellowship

I’m delighted to confirm that the following colleagues in the Faculties have recently achieved HEA Fellowship from Advance HE after applying through TeachBU: Associate Fellow: Estella Pochin (BUBS) Hamed Hamzeh (FST) Fellow: Sara Sayer (FHSS) Senior Fellow: Dalia Elsheikh Diogo Montalvao (FST) Duncan Light (BUBS) Heidi Singleton (FHSS)   Congratulations!!!   Dr Martyn Polkinghorne Chair… Read more »

Are you Applying for HEA Fellowship?

If you are applying for HEA Fellowship this academic year via our TeachBU programme, then the final submission date has been revised and is now the 7th June 2021. Details about how to apply can be accessed here. Applications to TeachBU can be in the categories of Associate Fellow, Fellow or Senior Fellow. TeachBU will… Read more »

Introduction to Education Practice for PGRs

The Introduction to Education Practice for PGRs is the course that all PGRs at BU must complete before they are eligible to undertake any teaching activities (Code of Practice for Research Degrees p67). In addition to the knowledge gained, part of the value of the course has always been the face-to-face interactions between PGRs and… Read more »

TeachBU Update – BU Ahead of Sector Average

New data released by AdvanceHE confirms the excellent news that 75.4% of BU academics now have HEA Fellowship in one of the four categories (Associate Fellow, Fellow, Senior Fellow and Principal Fellow). This is compared to a sector average of 52.8% and a Universities UK benchmark average of just 45.8%. The data released does not… Read more »

TeachBU Update

I am delighted to confirm that Dr Mel Hughes from FHSS has agreed to take on the role as Deputy Chair of the TeachBU Assessment Panel. Congratulations and a massive thanks to Mel for her continued support of the TeachBU initiative which is key to our ability to offer AdvanceHE’s HEA Fellowships to BU staff…. Read more »