Senior Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy

Prize: Fellowship


Senior Fellowship is awarded to professionals who demonstrate they meet the criteria of Descriptor 3 (D3) of the Professional Standards Framework (PSF) 2023 for teaching and supporting learning in higher education. It is suitable for individuals whose comprehensive understanding and effective practice provides a basis from which they lead or influence the learning and teaching practices of others (peers, colleagues, mentees, etc.) who teach and/or support high-quality learning.

To be awarded Senior Fellowship, individuals must evidence that their effective and inclusive practice meets the following three Descriptor 3 criteria statements:
D3.1 a sustained record of leading or influencing the practice of those who teach and/or support high quality learning
D3.2 practice that is effective, inclusive and integrates all Dimensions
D3.3 practice that extends significantly beyond direct teaching and/or direct support for learning
Degree of recognitionInternational
Granting OrganisationsHigher Education Academy