HEA Recognition: MMU Professional Standards Framework

Webinar recordings

The following webinars took place in Adobe Connect and have been recorded to help other PSF applicants.

Introduction to the MMU PSF Scheme 

Lets talk: "It's just over the hill" - completing your PSF application  

Categories of Fellowship

Associate Fellow (AFHEA)

Example roles might include:
Research Assistants ● GTAs ● Demonstrators ● Library Staff ● Academic and Study Skills Tutors

This category is suitable for teachers and support staff who may not carry out the full range of teaching activities and those who may not be involved in formally assessing students: graduate teaching assistants; research assistants; people in roles supporting teaching and learning, such as technicians, librarians, demonstrators and student experience tutors.

Applying for Associate Fellow

Fellow (FHEA)

Example roles might include:
Lecturers ● Senior Lecturers

This category is suitable for experienced lecturers who perform the full range of academic teaching activities, and whose sphere of influence is predominantly engagement with students. You will be required to provide evidence of broadly based effectiveness in substantive teaching and supporting learning roles and demonstrate a broad understanding of effective approaches to learning and teaching support as a key contribution to high quality student learning.

Applying for Fellow

Senior Fellow (SFHEA)

Example roles might include:
Principal Lecturers ● Readers ● Programme Leaders

This category is most suited to lecturers in a leadership role whose sphere of influence inlcudes development of colleagues' academic practice in HE. You will be a highly experienced member of staff able to demonstrate impact and influence through, for example: responsibility for leading, managing or organising programmes, subjects and/or disciplinary areas; or formal or informal coaching, mentoring or training. You will be able to demonstrate a thorough understanding of effective approaches to teaching and learning support as a key contribution to high quality student learning.

Applying for Senior Fellow

Principal Fellow (PFHEA)

Example roles might include:
Heads of Department ● Pro-Vice-Chancellors ● Senior academic managers

This category is most suited to highly experienced colleagues with strategic impact on teaching and learning at faculty, institution, national or international level. You will demonstrate a sustained record of effective strategic leadership in academic practice and development and you are highly experienced with wide-ranging strategic leadership responsibilities in connection with key aspects of teaching and supporting learning.

Applying for Principal Fellow

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