DeakinHE Fellowships celebrate a year of accreditation

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MAY, 2021

DeakinHE Fellowships
Recognition and awards

DeakinHE Fellowship provides those involved in learning and teaching at Deakin with formal recognition of practice, impact and leadership. The DeakinHE Fellowship program provides teaching teams across the University with opportunities to apply for various categories of fellowship as they move through their teaching journey. This program is integrated into the new Deakin Teaching Capability Framework, that recognises a range of both academic and professional roles that contribute to teaching and learning at Deakin.

Professor Iain Martin, Vice-Chancellor recently hosted an afternoon tea to celebrate the successful completion of Deakin’s first year of accreditation by Advance HEA. Professor Martin congratulated newest group of 54 DeakinHE Fellowship recipients, and acknowledged the 117 Deakin staff who have been recognised as DeakinHE Fellows to date.

New Associate Fellow Dr Emma Hayes was invited to talk about her experience in the program, read the full speech to find out how Dr Hayes used the opportunity to reflect on her own teaching practice.

Thanks also went to Professor Liz Johnson, Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Education and Professor Helen Partridge, Pro Vice_Chancellor Teaching and Learning for supporting the accredited program, and to Associate Professor Barbie Panther and her team for managing the program pathways.

The Vice Chancellor also acknowledged the mentors and assessors from the fellowship community who supported these individuals throughout the program, and made a particular mention to sessional staff who made up a third of successful applicants.

The program for Fellows and Senior Fellows 2021 has now commenced, if you are an aspiring Associate Fellow, please register to participate in the program commencing in July.

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