Joint conference to promote CMALT to Scottish universities

Scottish Higher Educational Development (SHED), the Staff and Educational Development Association (SEDA), the Higher Education Academy (HEA) and the Association for Learning Technology (ALT) are jointly running an event on 19 September  at Glasgow Caledonian University called Academic Development Communities in Scotland: awareness, participation, recognition.

This one day, participative conference aims to build academic and educational development communities in Scotland by bringing together relevant and interested individuals and organisations to discuss closer collaboration, collegial opportunities and potential joint activity.

Through brief presentations and a communities fayre, the day will provide an opportunity to learn more about the aims, work and values of SHED, SEDA, ALT and the HEA.

This event will be of interest to staff based in Scotland who are involved in academic and educational development in learning, teaching, professional development and recognition in learning and teaching, or in supporting others in technology enhanced learning.  

The programme includes a session on: Professional recognition - individual opportunities.

  • Gaining CMALT accreditation through ALT’S peer-based scheme for staff involved in learning technologies;

  • Gaining recognition through the Professional Development Framework and SEDA Fellowships;

  • Gaining fellowships mapped to the UKPSF. Individual experiences of applying for Fellowships through experiential HEA and institutional CPD Framework routes (not through PgC programmes).

For more information about the conference: http://goo.gl/XoXuq3.