Episode 012: UKPSF Special with guest host Emma McCulloch

Hello and welcome to episode 12 of the Learning and Teaching @ Newcastle University podcast.  

Transcript available.

In this episode Emma McCulloch from the Academic Practice Team speaks with colleagues across the university who have recently gained a category of Fellowship with Advance HE.  

PVC Professor Tom Ward highlights the UK Professional Standard Framework and the importance of the framework to benchmarking and enhancing education for all our students.  

Nehal Hassan reflects on her journey to gaining Associate Fellowship via a course specifically designed for Postgraduates who teach: Evidencing Learning and Teaching (ELTS).  

Dr Fred Windsor and Jude Heed reflect on their experiences gaining Fellowship and Senior Fellowship via the Experiential route.  

Pamela White and Dr Jess Jung share their experiences of being a mentor on the UKPSF schemes and how that supports them in their own practice.  

Professor Tom Ward interviews Ben Steel from the Learning and Teaching Development Service on his recent success in gaining Fellowship. Highlighting that Fellowship recognition is for both academic and professional services staff who are involved in effective approaches to learning and teaching.   

The Academic Practice Team offer various routes to all four categories of Fellowship depending on what’s right for you. The Academic Practice Team will support you in choosing the right pathway based on your own experience of teaching and supporting of learning. Contact us via email apt.lts@newcastle.ac.uk  

If you would like to get in touch or have an idea you would like to share. Please email ltds@ncl.ac.uk and use the title ‘Learning & Teaching @ Newcastle University Podcast idea’ 

See the links below for more information:  

UKPSF Routes to all four categories of Fellowship https://www.ncl.ac.uk/learning-and-teaching/professional-development/ukpsf/ 

Evidencing learning and teaching (ELTS) https://www.ncl.ac.uk/learning-and-teaching/professional-development/elts/ 

UKPSF Experiential Route https://www.ncl.ac.uk/learning-and-teaching/professional-development/experiential/ 

Newcastle Educational Practice Scheme https://www.ncl.ac.uk/learning-and-teaching/professional-development/neps/ 

UKPSF CPD Canvas Community https://ncl.instructure.com/courses/32058 

Advance HE UKPSF https://www.advance-he.ac.uk/guidance/teaching-and-learning/ukpsf

Transcript available.