New Advance HE Principal Fellow for Sheffield Hallam University

Congratulations to Dr Julie Brunton, Associate Dean Teaching & Learning in the College of Health, Wellbeing & Life Sciences who has recently been awarded Principal Fellowship of Advance HE. The criteria for Principal Fellow are extremely stringent and achieving this category of fellowship is an outstanding achievement.   Julie was supported in her application for PFHEA…

Venture Matrix awarded the Collaborative Award for Teaching Excellence

Congratulations to Charmaine Myers and the Venture Matrix team, who have been awarded an Advance HE Collaborative Award for Teaching Excellence (CATE).  The CATE recognises and rewards collaborative work that has had a demonstrable impact on teaching and learning, and highlights the key role of teamwork in higher education.  Read the announcement of this year’s…

Call for Expressions of Interest – National Teaching Fellowship Scheme (NTFS) & Collaborative Award for Teaching Excellence (CATE) 2021

We are pleased to invite initial Expressions of Interest from staff/teams who are interested in being selected by the University as a 2021 nominee for Advance HE’s National Teaching Fellowship Scheme (NTFS) or the Collaborative Award for Teaching Excellence (CATE). Could you become a National Teaching Fellow? Do you get lots of positive feedback from…

National Teaching Fellowship (NTF) and Collaborative Award for Teaching Excellence (CATE) Awards 2021

Preparations are under way for the 2021 round of nominations for National Teaching Fellowship (NTF) and the Collaborative Award for Teaching Excellence (CATE). We are inviting potential candidates to NTF and CATE briefing sessions for individuals or teams who might qualify for nomination. Even if you are not quite ready, support and development opportunities may…

Call for contributions: Expertise in Teaching in HE symposium

The call for contributions has been announced for the inaugural ‘Expertise in Teaching in HE’ symposium on Friday 16 October 2020 at UWE Bristol, UK. This inaugural one-day symposium will bring together researchers, educational developers and others interested in the topic to explore the various dimensions of teacher expertise in higher education: Pedagogic Content Knowledge…

Upcoming event: The power of narrative in higher education – 9 July

Graham Holden, is making a welcome return to SHU on 9 July for a short ‘Forum on the Fringe’ session on the power of storytelling for individuals, teams and organisations. Graham will be sharing some storytelling case studies, exploring the impact of stories, and giving us some tips and techniques for developing strong narratives. Limited places – book yours now!

News: Launch of new Teaching Excellence blog

A new National Teaching Fellowship (NTF) Teaching Excellence blog has recently been launched to promote and encourage innovation in learning and teaching, support the development of colleagues and establish a strong professional academic community focused on building and sharing best practice. Dr David Smith from the Faculty of Health and Wellbeing, National Teaching Fellow and HE Bioscience…

News: 2019 Inspirational Teaching, Research Supervision and Outstanding Student Support winners announced

Following nomination and selection processes which have taken place over the past few months, this year’s winners have been announced by the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Sir Chris Husbands.

Winners will be presented with their awards at a celebratory dinner on 3rd July and their achievements will also be recognised at a future graduation ceremony.

Congratulations to all this year’s nominees and winners!

News: Working in partnership to develop our teaching excellence narrative

In Autumn 2018, colleagues and students from Sheffield Hallam University worked in partnership with a leadership expert from a company called Invisible Grail, to capture and express the university’s narrative of teaching excellence in preparation for future submissions to the Teaching Excellence Framework. This case study tells the story of what came out of the meetings and workshops that took place.