wUC is thrilled to announce its prestigious partnership with Advance HE, UK. Through this partnership, it is furthering its objective of continuous learning and professional development by fostering relationships with credible institutions across the globe.
Advance HE is a British professional membership scheme promoting excellence in higher education. It advocates for evidence-based teaching methods and awards fellowships as a method of professional recognition for university teachers. Advance HE works with higher education institutions worldwide to benchmark teaching quality against the rigorous UK Professional Standards Framework (UKPSF).
As a valuable member of Advance, HE, Westford will now have access to exclusive reports, publications, and resources across key Higher Education themes global and regional webinars and other online resources. Westford sees immense value in the advance HE Fellowship in ensuring their teaching sta’s practice meets the standards required by the Professional Standards Framework (PSF). A key benefit is the opportunity for interested members of the academic team to apply for a ‘Direct Fellowship’ at a 50% discount. In addition to rewarding academics for their commitment to teaching and learning, the fellowship aims to encourage the transformation of education.
“Fellowship demonstrates a personal and institutional commitment to professionalism in learning and teaching in higher education. Across four categories; Associate Fellow, Fellow, Senior Fellow to Principal Fellow, Fellowship provides individuals with recognition of their practice, impact and leadership of teaching and learning.”
David F. Snowden
MBA - SQA, CMU | American
Westford's Executive Director, Hanil Haridas is of the opinion that eective teaching and learning methods can engage students, stimulate their learning and encourage them to take responsibility for their own growth and development. Westford's academic community will benefit greatly from this partnership as it enables academics to apply eective pedagogies and deliver high-quality learning across all courses.