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Academic Development

Academic Development at the University of Northampton is delivered through the C@N-DO development scheme.

C@N-DO – Changemaking at Northampton – Development Opportunities

Introduction to C@N-DO – Our CPD Scheme for Academic Staff

Supporting academic staff with their professional development is a key focus of activity for Learning and Teaching Enhancement. Our academic staff development scheme is known as C@N-DO, which:

  • is a flexible programme of practical professional development *workshops and a programme of support, peer review and scholarship for enabling positive development across all aspects of teaching and learner support at the University of Northampton.
  • is designed for all members of staff who are involved in teaching or who play a role in supporting learning and teaching, and aligned to the UKPSF – a globally-recognised framework for benchmarking success within HE teaching and learning support.
  • offers a range of professional recognition for staff involved in teaching and supporting the learning and teaching process, including professional recognition as Associate Fellow, Fellow and Senior Fellow of the HEA, and supports staff towards achieving higher awards as Principal Fellow, or within the National Teaching Fellow Scheme and the Collaborative Award for Teaching Excellence.

On achievement of Fellowship of the HEA (as Fellow or Senior Fellow), you will be able to undertake further work to complete the Post-Graduate Certificate in Academic Practice (PGCAP).

* C@N-DO Workshops can often be arranged specifically within Faculties or Subject Teams, particularly if timetabling makes participation difficult on the published dates.



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