Category Archives: Professional Development

Creative Education professional development opportunities at UCA 2018-19

To support the university ambitions to develop excellent teaching, the Creative Education team have worked with key stakeholders across the university re-accredit our provision with the Higher Education Academy (part of Advance HE).  We have now developed an overarching framework … Continue reading

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Happy New CEN!

A very Happy New Year to you all! New Year is a great time for new beginnings, and so it is with great pleasure that I’m able to announce the official launch of the Creative Education Network (CEN). What is … Continue reading

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Why do a PGCert or MA in Creative Education?

            Whether you are preparing for your first ever class, or want to become a first class educator, UCA’s PGCert and MA in Creative Education will enhance your confidence and creativity in the classroom. The … Continue reading

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Professional recognition success

We’re very pleased to be able to congratulate the following UCA staff who achieved professional recognition from the HIgher Education Academy over the summer. Thirty-nine staff were successful in their applicaitons for Associate Fellow, Fellow and Senior Fellow: Associate Fellow … Continue reading

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HEA successes for UCA staff

  As some of you may be aware, UCA has its own HEA-accredited Professional Recognition scheme.  This enables UCA staff to achieve professional recognition either through an academic route of study via the PGCert or MA Creative Arts Education courses, … Continue reading

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Some UCA experiences of HEA recognition

 I was surprised at how much achievement I felt on gaining my qualification! It was a challenging journey which opened my eyes to a more reflective practice and allowed me to meet staff from different campuses and roles. I gained … Continue reading

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What are the Creative Arts Education courses?

UCA offers a suite of Creative Arts Education courses, but who are they for? And what do they cover? In this short webinar, CAE Course Leader Dr. Gill Nah explains the purpose and scope of the courses. watch the recording

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