While there has been development in the professionalisation of HE teaching there is still a need for continued development in providing evidence of teaching excellence. There is also a need to refine processes policies and practices with regard to promotion reward and recognition.
Promotion process and policy (PPP) is our first transnational change programme. It involves HE providers in the UK and Australia and builds on the outputs of a HEA-funded Promoting teaching project.
Using the latest international research on promotion reward and recognition the PPP programme helps organisations to:
- establish criteria for teaching excellence
- develop promotion processes and practices
- develop policies to support reward and recognition
- benchmark promotion practice against other institutions
- enhance understanding of available research and evidence
- share experience and expertise with other participants
Team members can also use their individual engagement with the programme to contribute towards their application for Fellowship of the HEA.
The PPP programme ran from December 2013 until December 2014 project details from participating institutions can be found below.
Alongside teams in Australia the following teams are participating in the programme from the UK:
- Birmingham City University: Academic recognition of teaching excellence (ARTE)
- Buckinghamshire New University: Advising bucks' continuing development (ABCD)
- Manchester Metropolitan University: Promoting excellence in teaching and learning
- Nottingham Trent University: Re-defining teaching quality
- Robert Gordon University: Re-designing promotion for teaching exploring linkages to student engagement and staff development
- St George's University of London: Recognising and rewarding contribution to teaching and learning at St George's UoL
- University of the Arts London: Professionalising teaching: a very creative practice
- University of Ulster: Enhancing developing and embedding institutional approaches for recognising and rewarding individual (and team) teaching excellence
- University of Warwick: Phase 2 Institutional enhancement of reward and recognition processes and practices for teaching