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Excellence in Practice

Beginning your leadership journey. For those with some experience of leadership and designated areas of responsibility, looking to further develop skills, knowledge and understanding.

This stage of the Development Pathway aims to inspire colleagues to refresh their professional practices and provide practical solutions in both managing change and leading colleagues in the change process.

Programmes allow participants to increase their practical and critical understanding of leadership and collaborative change.


Browse our calendar of programmes, events and conferences.


Excellence in Practice development programmes

Leading Transformation in Learning and Teaching

Leading Transformation in Learning and Teaching enables participants to enhance the skills, approaches and insights needed to lead course and programme teams through processes of transformation and innovation. The programme is aimed at those with an interest in curriculum design and the transformation of teaching and learning within their institutions, faculties and departments.
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Teaching Excellence Programme

The Teaching Excellence Programme is designed to support, develop and inspire excellence in an ever-changing teaching environment, transforming the lives of students in the process. Consisting of four one-day sessions, it is aimed at people in teaching and learning roles including those with management and leadership responsibilities.
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Introduction to Head of Department

Introduction to Head of Department explores the contemporary contexts and challenges of being a Head of Department. It is a short but intensive programme that will give participants the survival skills for the first few months in post so that you can hit the ground running. Before beginning the programme you are invited to prepare a change or conflict scenario to be worked on during the programme and to identify your individual and institutional learning objectives for the programme.
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Advance HE Programmes and Events Prospectus

Whether you are near the start of your career, an academic, a member of professional services, or a senior leader who is a member of your institution’s executive team or in governance, we have timely and tailored development opportunities for you. You can find details on the full range of programmes, events and conferences in our Prospectus.

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Advance HE Programmes and Events Prospectus