Category Archives: Professional Development

HEA successes for UCA staff

  As some of you may be aware, UCA has its own HEA-accredited Professional Recognition scheme.  This enables UCA staff to achieve professional recognition either through an academic route of study via the PGCert or MA Creative Arts Education courses, … Continue reading

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Some UCA experiences of HEA recognition

 I was surprised at how much achievement I felt on gaining my qualification! It was a challenging journey which opened my eyes to a more reflective practice and allowed me to meet staff from different campuses and roles. I gained … Continue reading

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What are the Creative Arts Education courses?

UCA offers a suite of Creative Arts Education courses, but who are they for? And what do they cover? In this short webinar, CAE Course Leader Dr. Gill Nah explains the purpose and scope of the courses. watch the recording

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Webinar: Introduction to Learning and Teaching

Are you interested in finding out more about Learning and Teaching? In this webinar, UCA’s Annamarie Mckie and Tony Reeves discuss the opportunities that Learning and Teaching provide for UCA staff, highlighting resources, courses and events that may be of … Continue reading

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Webinar recording: What is HEA Fellowship?

This webinar explored the topic of Professional Recognition at UCA, and how you can apply for Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy. If you missed this webinar, don’t panic – you can view the recording using this link.

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Katarina Dimitrevic reflects on her HEA Fellowship experience

“Reflection is part of learning and thinking. We reflect in order to learn something, or we learn as a result of reflecting, and the term ‘reflective learning’ emphasises the intention to learn from current or prior experience.” (Moon, 2004) My … Continue reading

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New HEA Fellows and Senior Fellows

Hearty congratulations to the thirty-two UCA staff who recently became Fellows of the Higher Education Academy! Sixteen staff successfully completed UCA’s Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching to earn their fellowship with the support of Dr. Gill Nah and the … Continue reading

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