Purpose of the Principal Fellow Record of Educational Impact support sessions
These virtual one-to-one sessions are designed to provide support for colleagues who are starting the process of completing their Principal Fellow direct application (Descriptor 4 of the UKPSF), and who need more guidance on the Record of Educational Impact (REI) element. The sessions will be of benefit in the following ways:
- To act as a planning tool as you start to develop an application for Principal Fellow; we recommend that you focus on constructing the REI before you start to write the application
- To focus on which of your key relevant areas of practice to include in each section of the application
- To identify potential gaps in your evidence to date and to highlight areas for development; this may help you to focus on certain aspects of your work or to seek new opportunities to develop as you build the evidence required
This guidance document and associated Annotated REI Template, will support you to complete an annotated Record of Educational Impact prior to engaging in an online meeting (using the Zoom platform) with one of our experienced UKPSF Consultants. The Consultant will help you to decide which evidence to include in your application and how to balance this to make a convincing claim across all the sections of the application.
Creating your annotated Record of Educational Impact
REI consultancy will help potential Principal Fellows to understand how to create your annotated Record of Educational Impact.
This consultancy will cover how to describe and reflect within your REI, as well as how to present evidence sustained success and how recent this should be.
The consultancy will show participants how the REI items need to relate to authentic practice and how to demonstrate your distinguishable leadership contribution and achievement, including as part of a group.
Participants will be encouraged to discuss their strengths together with potential improvements and opportunities for development
Online meeting with the Consultant
Participants and consultants will be able to book their meetings in line with a deadline for the completion of their Annotated REI templates.
The advice between participants and consultants is personal and confidential. The consultancy is completely separate from the application process and solely provides support and advice; it cannot be used in any appeal process against the outcome of an application, and the consultant will not be involved in the review of your application.
This is an hour-long session with the experienced PSF reviewer, and that this is arranged at a mutually convenient time, approximately 5 weeks after they have been sent the annotated form. They will have 4 weeks to complete the annotated template (and be provided with guidance on how to complete this) and the meeting will be arranged for a week after they have completed their template.
Advance HE Member session price £270, Non-member session price £360.
Before you attend
Hopefully before booking this consultancy, you will have read the Advance HE Principal Fellowship Guidance notes for Applicants and the Principal Fellowship Additional Guidance Notes for Applicants documents. We also recommend that you use our free online Fellowship Category Tool (FCT). Answering the online questions should prompt your thinking about different aspects of your practice as you consider your entries in the Record of Educational Impact (REI).